The accident happened in El Reno, Okla., when the pilot of the Cessna 140 was receiving a checkout in the tailwheel airplane. During the takeoff roll he pushed the control yoke forward to lift the tail off the ground. When the tail came up, he lost directional control. [Read more…]
Another fifty hours, another oil change. You know you have to do it. You know it’s a normal expense of operating your aircraft, but do you truly know why you do it? Anthony Arispe, the staff A&P at The HD Pilot, spells it all out in his new blog post.
MONACA, Pa. — The first in the region, Community College of Beaver County’s new Aviation Academy for high school students recently welcomed the inaugural class of 27 students from nine county school districts. [Read more…]
The pilot, accompanied by a passenger, was practicing touch and go landings in the Luscombe 8A at the airport in Madera, Calif. [Read more…]