The latest in a series of articles by the FAA on preventing loss of control accidents deals with best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and on operating within established aircraft limitations. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has put out a call for entries for the 14th Annual Combs Gates Award.
The $20,000 cash award is presented each year to an individual or group for a submitted project judged to be exemplary in the promotion and preservation of America’s air and space heritage. [Read more…]
The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold leadership positions across the entire spectrum of the aviation and aerospace industry, will hold its 28th annual conference Oct. 19-21, 2016 in Montreal, Canada.
The conference will feature keynote speakers and panel sessions, as well as plenty of networking opportunities, officials noted.
Three industry awards were presented during the opening session of the 59th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida, April 27.
Jeanne Rau-Flattery of Millennium International in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was named the 2016 AEA Member of the Year, while Gogo Business Aviation was honored as the AEA Associate Member of the Year.
In addition, Robert Duncan was presented with the AEA Lifetime Achievement Award. [Read more…]
The pilot, who was also the builder/owner of the Zenith CH-750, reported that he was en route toward his home airport with each wing tank about 3/4 full.
About 50 minutes into the flight, the engine experienced a total loss of power, and he was unable to restart the engine. [Read more…]
Aspen Avionics reports has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of its Evolution Backup Display.
The Evolution Backup Display is a digital, independent primary flight display (PFD) designed to replace mechanical backup instruments and the associated vacuum system supporting those instruments in Part 23 electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) installations. [Read more…]
The Van’s RV-12 was inbound for landing at the airport in Bayport, N.Y., and had joined a 45° approach to the left base leg for the runway.
The Chipmunk had taxied to the end of the runway to conduct an engine run-up. [Read more…]