Sporty’s annual fly-in will be held Saturday, May 17, at the Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport (I69) in Batavia, Ohio. In addition to the usual festivities, at this year’s fly-in, the winner of Sporty’s 2014 Van’s RV-12 sweepstakes airplane will be announced at noon.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) AV8RS youth membership program has awarded four scholarships totaling $20,000 to teens who are pursuing flight training in high school and college.
Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Feb. 27 to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s missions of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. Legislative Day will also feature induction of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin into CAP’s Hall of Honor.
The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol reports that Joe Foss has been honored in Arizona.
Aircraft: Piper Arrow III. Injuries: 3 Minor. Location: Kalispell, Mont. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The airplane had just taken off and was at an altitude between 300 and 500 feet AGL over a residential area when the engine started to sputter and lose power.
What’s obvious and beneficial to one person may be a total mystery to another.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a roundtable policy discussion on Thursday, Feb. 27, on the FAA’s efforts to address the NextGen Advisory Committee’s (NAC) recommendations for developing the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft.
Sponsored by EDMO Distributors, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention mobile app is now available. It is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices.