Kent State University, LeTourneau University, Purdue University, and Westminster College will each take delivery of a new, custom-branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft in February to support flight training, recruiting efforts and promotional activities throughout the year. [Read more…]
The pilot’s son reported that he saw his father’s Beech A36 initiate a slow taxi for departure from the airport in Fryeburg, Maine, drift right off the taxiway, and then come to rest next to a snow bank. The son found the pilot slumped over the control yoke, and he was subsequently transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. [Read more…]
Bryan Painter of Auburn, Wash., sent in these photos of a Cessna 170B over Elliot Bay, Wash., and the same plane over Seattle. [Read more…]
Owners can do quite a few things to maintain their aircraft. What tips or tricks have you learned over the years to make the job easier or more efficient? What advice can you give other airplane owners who want to perform their own maintenance?
MADRID, Spain — Spanish pilot and experimental aircraft builder Michel Gordillo will begin his Round-the-World flight Feb. 19, in an attempt to break the world record by flying a North/South route across the poles.
Gordillo, an experienced “Earth Rounder,” built and custom-modified his experimental RV-8 aircraft specifically for this flight. [Read more…]