A new children’s book, “Turbo the Flying Dog,” is now available.
Aircraft: Bellanca 7ECA. Injuries: None. Location: Tehachapi, Calif. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The accident occurred just before dusk. The non-instrument-rated pilot stated that prior to departure, weather reports indicated that clear skies prevailed at the departure airport with patches of fog at his destination. Despite the possibility of fog, he decided to attempt the flight with the intention of diverting to an alternate airport if the weather conditions deteriorated.
Jonathan Edwards sent in this photo of the Military Aviation Museum’s de Havilland Mosquito KA114 and Fagen Fighters’ Lockheed P-38 Lightning “Ruff Stuff” in formation at the 2014 National Warplane Museum Air Show in Geneseo, N.Y., taken July 12, 2014. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Forty-six founding Civil Air Patrol members were present Dec. 10 to see the organization honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for the service they and more than 200,000 other CAP volunteers provided during World War II, when they helped protect U.S. shipping against German U-boat attacks and carried out other wartime domestic missions.
Winner Aviation now offers all Avfuel programs and solutions, including AVTRIP rewards and the jet fuel savings program Avfuel Contract Fuel. The FBO will also implement Avfuel’s proprietary training and back-office systems.
Aircraft: Cessna 172. Injuries: 1 Serious. Location: Albermarle, N.C. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The student pilot and flight instructor had landed, parked, and secured the airplane. They returned about 15 minutes later and attempted to restart the airplane but were unable to do so.
Kyle Setrum sent in this photo of his kids, Braxtyn, Hayley and Elliott on his 1968 Beechcraft Musketeer Super II. [Read more…]