EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The aircraft of Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield, which formed one of the largest air power operations in history, will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2016 for a look back 25 years after this massive undertaking. [Read more…]
The flight instructor reported that he and the pilot receiving instruction had completed a local instructional flight and were returning to the airport in Burlington, Mass.
While the Cirrus SR22 was about 1,700 foot mean sea level, the engine began running roughly and subsequently lost all power. [Read more…]
Malindu Dewage sent in this photo with a simple note: “KGKY morning.” [Read more…]
I thought the flight went spectacularly. My first turbine experience — flying three hours solid over the Los Angeles trafficscape with the legendary helicopter traffic reporter Commander Chuck Street. In between his traffic reports, he’d given me the thumbs up and nods of approval. Life felt great. [Read more…]
The East Hill Flying Club at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport in New York just got word that a $619,935 grant has been approved by Governor Andrew Cuomo to build a new 2,500-square-foot flight training center at the airport.
A report from WHCU Radio quotes airport manager Mike Hall, who notes that flying club has been the largest flight training institution in upstate New York for years.
Like most things in aviation — and society — evolution occurs. The cockpit of the warbird has evolved more than many.
From the very early days of the open cockpit aircraft with fleece-lined leather clad pilots to high-tech, all weather fighting machines, Fighting Cockpits by Donald Nijboer dives deep into more than 50 warbird cockpits.
Following are handful of the more than 200 images from the book. [Read more…]
A celebration of the life of legendary American hero Steve “Spiro” Pisanos, who recently passed away at the age of 96, will be held June 30 at 2 p.m. at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
Pisanos was a World War II fighter double ace who served with the United States Army Air Corps, United States Air Force and as a volunteer member of the famed Eagle Squadrons of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force. [Read more…]