At the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition (NBAA 2015), World Fuel Services announced that Clay Lacy Aviation locations at Boeing Field/King County International Airport (KBFI) in Seattle and Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) in Los Angeles have signed with the Air Elite Network. [Read more…]
The Maule MX 7-235 pilot reported that he departed from a remote private air strip near San Ynez, Calif., and proceeded along a geological drainage ravine for three miles, then turned up a side canyon into rising terrain. As the plane approached a saddle in the terrain, he spotted two black bears. [Read more…]
The exhibit, composed of 50 photographs by Smithsonian photographer Carolyn Russo, explores the varied forms and functions of airport traffic control towers in the U.S. and around the world. The exhibit will remain on display at the museum until November 2016. [Read more…]
By JC “SMITTY” SMITH
As first-timers to the annual Texas Antique Airplane Fly-In Fall Festival of Flight at the Gainesville Municipal Airport (KGLE) in Gainesville, Texas, we were amazed at the massive number of antique aircraft that flew in.
As they taxied into the static area, they were directed to one of several rows of distinctive aircraft.
But they were not the only aircraft there. [Read more…]
If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas this week for the National Business Aviation Association‘s annual convention — one of the biggest in aviation – you can go there virtually, thanks to a photo gallery on the association’s website. It features everything from aircraft on display to shots of the exhibit hall.
Sennheiser will withdraw from the pilots’ headset business beginning March 2016. The company will fulfill all obligations for servicing and spare parts as a result of sales guarantees. Headsets for the air traffic control (ATC) sector are not affected by this decision, according to company officials. [Read more…]
For $21.99 a month, Pro Pilot provides services and protections to professional pilots whose livelihood depends on maintaining their pilot certificate and medical certification. [Read more…]
RICHMOND, Va. — A retired NASA pilot who has the distinction of being the only person in the world to have flown and tested both the Concorde and Russian TU-144 supersonic transports has been inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame.
Robert A. Rivers spent 14 years, from 1990 to 2004, as a research pilot at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, as well as a number of years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. [Read more…]