According to the pilot of the Glasair II, when the plane was in cruise flight near Spanish Fork, Utah, it experienced fuel flow problems. He activated the fuel system boost pump, putting it on the high-boost setting. [Read more…]
Doug Robertson sent in this photo, explaining “Turning final for Lake Hood Seaplane Base (LHD) in Anchorage, Alaska, in a de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver, note ANC tower on left horizon. Chartered flight, August 2007. Great flying vacation with perfect weather!” [Read more…]
What do you get when you combine a passion for aviation and music?
If you are Will Allen, “The Flying Tenor,” you get a high energy rock and roll airshow.
Allen’s Rock ‘n Roll Airshow Man made its West Coast debut last July at the Arlington Fly-in, held in Arlington, Wash., just north of Seattle. Next month, he makes his East Coast debut at SUN ‘n FUN. [Read more…]
PORT MANSFIELD, Texas – Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems research center (LSUASC) conducted flight operations in early March to test a ground-based sense-and-avoid radar system designed to identify small remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in a specific airspace.
Tickets are still available for the opportunity to ride with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team when it performs at the upcoming SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Florida. The raffle drawing is a fundraiser for Angel Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation for patients who need far-from-home medical care. [Read more…]
Redbird Flight Simulations of Austin, Texas, has hired Michael Clifford as Chief Operating Officer and Brittney Miculka as director of ImagineFlight, a new trade organization devoted to the development and promotion of quality flight training experiences at Redbird-affiliated flight schools. [Read more…]
The BD-5, an experimental amateur-built airplane equipped with an automobile engine, was never certified as airworthy, therefore, it was never issued an airworthiness certificate. The pilot reported that he intended to perform a fly-by before landing at the airport in Mount Airy, N.C. [Read more…]