Cardinal Aviation has begun production of a light, but strong towbar that pulls all kinds of airplanes. [Read more…]
The student pilot was attempting to land at the airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after his first solo flight.
He thought his airspeed was high. The Cessna 152 landed hard and bounced three times, which resulted in the collapse of the nose landing gear. [Read more…]
Frequent contributor Rafael Cortes sent in these photos for Picture of the Day, with a quick note: “After some time flying other light-sport aircraft, I decided to go back to my ultralight roots, and get re-checked in the Quicksilver Sport2S. It was a fun sunset flight over Arecibo, even flying by the new tallest statue in US Territory (even taller than the Statue of Liberty), the Birth of the New World (or The Statue of Columbus). [Read more…]
There are three basic types of people you meet in the typical FBO’s pilot lounge.
If you’ve read many of my columns for General Aviation News, it will not surprise you to learn I like hanging around FBOs and pilot lounges.
My enjoyment of this pastime stems from working as a lineboy at my local airport one summer and from, well, hanging around FBOs.
Each facility is different, of course, but there are certain similarities and “features” we’ve all come to expect at an FBO. [Read more…]
Garmin has expanded pilot training opportunities for 2017 to include additional classes throughout the United States.
In addition to scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, on-demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks and supplemental eLearning opportunities are also available. [Read more…]
APPLETON, Wis. — Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has added two new models to its lineup of TIG welding solutions.
The new Dynasty 400 and Maxstar 400 welders deliver up to 400 amps of output power, with TIG and stick welding performance for applications such as pipe and tube fabrication, precision fabrication and exotic material fabrication. [Read more…]