Pilot Tracey Curtis-Taylor is in the midst of a 7,000-mile solo journey, in a reconditioned Boeing Stearman open-cockpit biplane, to retrace Lady Mary Heath’s historic 1928 flight between South Africa and the United Kingdom. Heath was the first pilot, male or female, to make such a journey.
Capt. David C. Koch, author of “False Security: The Real Story About Airline Safety” and executive director of the Center For Airmanship Excellence, has released a new book, “A Personal Flyer’s Guide to More Enjoyable Flying,” which, he says, “provides guidance for personal flyers on how to adopt a new paradigm in personal flying that makes their flying more enjoyable, more affordable and safer.”
Now available at PilotShop.com is the MyClip Kneeboard, which works with all versions of the Apple iPad including the new iPad Air.
Aircraft: Cirrus SR22. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Location: Boynton Beach, Fla. Aircraft damage: Substantial
What reportedly happened: Both people on board the Cirrus were pilots. At the time of the accident, the plane was returning from an airshow and flying in formation with two aerobatic airplanes.
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — More than 500 aircraft and 6,100 attendees from 12 countries and 37 U.S. states converged on the 41st-annual Copperstate Fly-In & Aviation Expo at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport (CGZ) in late October.
This attendance figure tops the 2012 number by more than 600, according to fly-in officials.
Following last month’s success of its first Regional Pilot Proficiency Project (PPP) in Texas, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has promised more such fee-based events, with Florida likely the next venue.
DiamondShare has expanded to three new locations, Republic Field (KFGR), Farmingdale N.Y.; Essex County Airport (KCDW), Caldwell N.J.; and at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU), Raleigh N.C.
Former employees of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) will gather in Miami Saturday, Dec, 7, for a reunion at their old headquarters on the Miami International Airport, currently the corporate offices of Pan Am International Flight Academy, the surviving training division of the airline.
Three new sets of glasses are ready to go for end-of-year holiday celebrations. These new glasses sport humorous sayings to enliven your home bar or hangar.