The National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) has awarded Build A Plane the Crown Circle Award as the 2014 inductee to the Crown Circle, which recognizes extraordinary accomplishments in leadership in Aerospace Education.
QUEENSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA — Canada’s single source web portal for all things related to flying safely recently celebrated the first anniversary of its launch.
SmartPilot.ca continues to grow with more new, purpose-developed material going online each quarter, according to officials. Additional videos — many of which have been designed in response to user request/input — are currently in development.
The Third Annual Scheyden Catalina Air Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, in Avalon Bay on California’s Catalina Island.
Aircraft: Aeronca 11AC. Injuries: 1 Minor. Location: Comfort, Texas. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot took off and at an altitude of 250 feet AGL, initiated a left turn. During the turn, the left wing dropped 60° to 70°.
You probably know someone who is building an aircraft in a hangar at a publicly owned airport. It may surprise you to know that, until recently, the FAA considered that activity outside the appropriate use of a hangar.
On July 22 the FAA released a proposed policy statement stating that the final assembly of homebuilt aircraft can be done in airport hangars at publicly owned airports.
Cessna reports the successful maiden flight of the first production unit of the Citation CJ3+ from the company’s manufacturing facility adjacent to Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita. Mark Tuttle, production flight test pilot, said all systems performed as expected during the 73 minute flight.