Find-it Fast Books now offers a free 440-page preflight weather analysis course for pilots of all experience levels. The PDF format course may be completed online or downloaded and shared with other pilots to desktops, laptops and tablet computers.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared April “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Florida, general aviation supports 54,000 jobs and $6 billion in annual economic activity.
Sagetech Corporation has introduced a turnkey solution to track drones using NextGen ADS-B location broadcasts and iPads. The ADS-B Tracker Kit includes Sagetech’s new XPG-TR micro transponder, Clarity ADS-B receiver, and an iPad with zero interface connections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board is presenting a seminar highlighting the lessons learned from its investigations of general aviation accidents involving aerodynamic stalls and loss of control.
Stratos Aviation Flight School has launched at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina.
Sporty’s and NFlight Technologies have introduced the first variable propeller filters for pilots flying with the GoPro or iPhone. These filters can be combined with headset audio cables to make complete cockpit video kits, according to Sporty’s officials.
Aircraft: Cirrus SR22. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Anderson, S.C. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings with a CFI. The CFI then got out of the airplane and instructed the pilot to do three takeoffs and landings to full stop.
When he died in 1979, Max Conrad was known the world over as the “Flying Grandfather.”
A long-distance record breaker in light aircraft, most notably the Piper Comanche, Max was generally credited with more flying time than any other pilot — more than 50,000 hours. In 1954 he flew solo, non-stop from New York to Paris to deliver a Piper Apache, the first such flight since before World War II.
Piper Aircraft and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine.