EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Vintage Aircraft Association has commenced a major expansion of its Red Barn headquarters and Vintage Plaza complex for this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. [Read more…]
I know a guy who hates it – HATES IT – when anyone touches his computer screen. He’s a big guy, with a dark beard, long hair and many tattoos. Get close to his screen and you can hear the grumble starting deep down in his belly.
In today’s world of smartphones, tablets and touchscreen avionics, not touching a screen is near impossible. So what to do? [Read more…]
The pilot was conducting his first flight in the Rans S-12 XL, a two-seat experimental amateur-built airplane, from a turf runway in Cleveland, Ga. The non-certificated pilot/owner of the aircraft was in the right seat. [Read more…]
Bill Kiviat sent in these photos taken Feb. 7. “I was working at my desk shortly before 1100 hours this morning. Through the window I could hear the sound of reciprocal engines in the area. I grabbed my Canon 7D Mark 2 with the 70 to 300 mm lens and went out the front door.
“I could hear the engines, but not see the aircraft, so I searched the sky,” he continued. “Then from the north a flight of five biplanes were heading south to my location. I set the camera and started to track the aircraft. Below are some of the images I recorded during the two fly-bys of my location.” [Read more…]
This is not your grandfather’s Mooney …
The distinctive “backwards” tail remains, but a full-scale mock-up of Mooney’s new M10 model, which made its U.S. debut in April at SUN ’n FUN, revealed an important part of the company’s vision for the future.
Dr. Jerry Chen, Mooney’s CEO, wants pilots to progress from trainers to high speed cruisers while staying within the Mooney product line. [Read more…]
The Morristown New Jersey Airport recently opened its new “Solo Deck,” a place instructors can use to view students in the pattern at the airport. [Read more…]
NEW CUYAMA, Calif. – The New Cuyama Airport (L88), a privately owned, public use airport established by Richfield Oil Co. in 1950, has officially reopened after passing Cal Trans inspection. [Read more…]