The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) will be distributing at least $15,000 worth of prizes, trophies, and scholarships as part of the seventh annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 6-12, 2017. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that, shortly after the skydiving flight departed, the Cessna 210’s engine experienced a “mechanical failure,” so he made a forced landing in a farm field south of the airport near Sussex, N.J.
The airplane nosed over in the mud, which resulted in structural damage to the airframe. [Read more…]
Gord McNulty sent in this photo, with a note: “It was a fiery start as flames momentarily erupted from the Merlin engine of the Commemorative Air Force P-51D Mustang, “Red Nose,” piloted by CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader Bill Shepard, during a visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum at Hamilton, Ontario, in August 2016. Bill flew in with the CAF Red Tails “Rise Above” Travelling Exhibit about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. [Read more…]
Tick tock…Every passing moment finds us closer to Christmas 2016. And if you’re on the hunt for gift ideas for the aviator in your life (even if that’s yourself), following is a handful of the aviation-themed books that have crossed my desk in recent weeks that will make a nice gift.
Like aviation itself, these titles come in all shapes and sizes — topically as well as physically. [Read more…]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The aviation program at Oxbridge Academy is reaching new heights under the leadership of pilot and professor Deborah Donnelly-McLay.
Awarded UPS Pilot of the Year in 2013, she brings more than 25 years of experience as a commercial airline pilot and academic instructor to her role at the independent secondary school in West Palm Beach. [Read more…]
SEATTLE — Santa is letting his reindeer rest up for Christmas Eve, so he and Mrs. Claus will fly a vintage propeller plane to the Museum of Flight on Dec. 10.
The couple will arrive at 11:45 a.m.
Children and parents are encouraged to greet Santa at the plane, then he will be listening to children’s wishes in the Great Gallery until 4 p.m. [Read more…]