The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a district court prematurely dismissed a lawsuit that was brought by the City of Santa Monica to determine whether the city is obligated to continue operating Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in Southern California. [Read more…]
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane report that Weyauwega-Fremont High School in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, is the winner of the fourth GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — ￼￼￼￼The Upwind Foundation has revealed the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program Class of 2016 for the following San Francisco Bay Area high school juniors: Travis Bender of Redwood City, Kyle Caverly of San Mateo, Leon Lam of San Jose, Michael Salazar of San Bruno and Patrick Shea of San Carlos.
These five aspiring aviators have been awarded a complete primary flight training program, four for airplanes and one for helicopter, which began with ground school in April and continues with flight training over the summer. [Read more…]
The pilot, with three passengers, proceeded toward the runway in Dallas, Texas, for departure, in a Cessna 421A.
As the twin-engine airplane approached the taxiway intersection, the right main landing gear collapsed, causing the right wing tank and right engine propeller to hit the ground. [Read more…]
Hardath Laloo sent in this photos, noting they are from his first air show, the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, held May 6-7. [Read more…]
I’ve never really understood why it’s true, but people seem to like lists for some reason. They’re forever buying magazines and clicking on hot links that will take them to The Top 3 Retirement Destinations in America, or The Top 5 Cars For 2016, or The Top 10 Reasons You Should Shop at Ralph’s.
It’s enough to drive a man to distraction.
I’m a team player, though. I can be flexible when the situation calls for it. So here I go, getting all flexible, playing ball, and basically giving in to the appetite of the crowd. So here, I offer you my Top 5 Reasons to Get Airborne. Go ahead and see how my list stacks up against yours. [Read more…]