Museum to celebrate Earhart’s birthday

Earhart in Hawaii.

HONOLULU — The Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will celebrate Amelia Earhart’s 118th birthday with a “Happy Birthday, Amelia!” party, offering free admission to visitors dressed in period aviation costumes, Friday, July 24. Free admission will also apply to accompanying family members, as well.

Visitors will be able to view the museum’s “Amelia Earhart in Hawaii” photo exhibit donated by Matson Corporation, enjoy free birthday cake and refreshments, and meet “Amelia” and members of The Aloha Chapter of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots, of which Earhart was the first president. [Read more…]

Calling all backcountry pilots

It’s time again for our special focus on backcountry flying in the print issues of General Aviation News. We’re reaching out to backcountry pilots with a call for memories of your most memorable or notable backcountry flight. What makes it so noteworthy? Where was it? Who was with you?

If you are a backcountry pilot, do you have any advice for readers who haven’t yet ventured off the airport? What’s the important lesson you’ve learned from your adventures? Where is a great place for a novice backcountry pilot to begin? What do you wish you had known before beginning your backcountry flying?

Add your comments below or send them to janice@generalaviationnews.com. Also, send your photos from your backcountry adventures and you may see them published in the July 20 issue.

Thanks!

 

Direct To: How’d you get your start in aviation?

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It is easy to get caught up in the minutiae and challenges of aviation. But we need to remember the WHY we fly. So, the Boldmethod crew asked their readers to leave a voice mail with the answer to two simple questions, “How’d you get your start in aviation?” and “What was your most memorable flight with your Dad or Mom?” Those messages turned into the latest Direct To podcast from Boldmethod. Take 24 minutes… enjoy the stories, and then take a walk through your own memories. [Read more…]