The pilot was flying a Cessna 175B near Wellsville, Utah, when during a climb to cruise flight, the engine rpm suddenly reduced. He applied carburetor heat, which momentarily increased engine rpm, then it decreased again. [Read more…]
John Trudeau sent in this photo of his Cessna 180J in front of his hangar on a private airstrip in southeastern Michigan. “Home after a short winter flight,” he says of the photo, taken last February. [Read more…]
Last month the Super Bowl brought more than airplanes to Arizona’s Glendale Municipal Airport (KGEU) — it also brought potential buyers for property located on the airport. At least that’s the hope of Brian Hufft, chief financial officer of Glendale Hangars.
Glendale Hangars is selling 103 hangars, along with a number of shade rows and 11 acres of open land for development on the south end of the airport, which is about 30 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix, Hufft explains. [Read more…]
A bill adding aircraft operations to its definition of non-commercial recreational use has passed in West Virginia. This Recreation Use Statute (RUS) protects landowners from liability for allowing recreation on their lands. The bill, signed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, will take effect May 12.
This makes West Virginia the 25th state in the nation to add aviation to its RUS, according to officials with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF).
Cirrus Aircraft has introduced the 2015 Generation 5 SR22 Special Edition: Australis.
Designed and configured for the Australian market, the Australis is tailored specifically to the climate, conditions and remote area flight operations that pilots in Australia regularly experience, according to company officials. [Read more…]
The accident happened during a test flight of the Cessna 337 from New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot transmitted “mayday mayday” over the control tower’s radio frequency. [Read more…]