SiriusXM and WSI Corporation have introduced the SiriusXM SXAR1 Portable Aviation Receiver, which connects with WSI Pilotbrief Optima, giving general aviation pilots in-flight access to SiriusXM Aviation via iPad and iPad mini.
Aircraft: Cessna 172. Injuries: None. Location: McKinney, Texas. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot reported that windy conditions existed during the flight, but the wind was not a crosswind during landing. However, the airplane touched down hard on the nosewheel, bounced, and then settled onto the runway.
Mike Kincaid from Idaho sent in this photo taken when he gave World War II vet Harold Kiel his first seaplane ride to celebrate his 91st birthday this summer. [Read more…]
All aircraft owners know the importance of their maintenance logbooks — and just as many look at those records and think “what a mess.”
You’re not alone. That’s why three under-30 innovators have created a new aircraft maintenance record backup and transcription program that’s proven to be quite popular with the GA crowd.
Called PlaneLogiX, the service was born out of something we’ve all muttered under our breath: “There’s got to be a better way.”
That’s what Robert Wilkes thought when he was an aircraft owner. “There were some fundamental shortcomings in the ownership experience,” he said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Aviation Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a hearing this week on the status of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) integration into U.S. airspace and the development of the RPA industry.
Located at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the 14,500-square-foot NAHF Learning Center features displays, flight simulators, and interactive exhibits that honor its 225 enshrinees.
Sporty’s 2014 leather jacket collection features the A-2 Leather Flight Jacket, which has been in use for more than 80 years and is a cultural icon.