Sectionals, headsets, kneeboards — all are appropriate gifts for the pilot in your life. If the pilot in your life also has a seaplane rating, gifts appropriate to watercraft operations come into play. [Read more…]
Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B-Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly. You can find out at FAA.gov/go/equipADSB, a new resource launched last week.
After more than a decade of advocacy, an aircraft sales-and-use tax exemption has passed the New York legislature as part of a new state budget. The legislation now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature. [Read more…]
Sporty’s Instrument Proficiency Check and Flight Review Apps are now available for Android. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna 182 was practicing touch-and-go landings at the airport in Colorado Springs.
He was on his sixth approach when the tower air traffic controller requested that he do a short approach. [Read more…]
David Gaines sent in this photo, explaining: “Dropping in with my KitFox IV Speedster to visit with friends!” [Read more…]
You may have heard somewhere that a pilot shortage is looming. Personally, I believe that rumor to be true. I also believe there will be challenges in finding qualified people to fill skilled positions as aircraft mechanics, engineers, designers, administrators, and maybe even line personnel. The future is a blank slate. However, we can affect it if we choose to. [Read more…]