Any mechanic knows that working in confined spaces can be challenging. That’s why Snap-on Industrial introduced its new 3/8” Drive Short Handle Flex Ratchet.
“Notes on Flying VFR” has just been published by University Aviation Press.
Aircraft: Piper Comanche. Injuries: None. Location: Colorado Springs, Colo. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: During the IFR flight, the pilot notified ATC that the airplane was accumulating structural icing. He asked for a lower cruise altitude.
Nobody who is seriously involved in aviation is unaware of the concern that student pilot starts are down and student pilot completions are down. At the same time, aviation has become a critical part of the global economy.
Ideas abound for how the industry might combat this trend and hopefully reverse it. You may have one yourself. That’s great. If even a small percentage of those ideas work, fantastic. Progress is progress.
Have you heard of the Flying Musicians Association?
MINDEN, Nevada — Jim Payne from Minden has won his third consecutive world championship in the Aerokurier Online Soaring Contest (OLC). This contest is a year-long contest with almost 15,000 competitors from around the world. To compete, glider pilots record their flights with a GPS logger and submit their flight logs to the contest web site for scoring.
The FAA has awarded Crown Consulting a five-year $12.5 million contract to assist the agency’s Aviation Fuel and Engine Test Facility (AFETF) at the William J. Hughes FAA Technical Center in performing research, test, and engineering analysis to develop standards and aid in selecting unleaded gasoline for general aviation.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Whirly-Girls International celebrates 60 years of supporting women in the rotorcraft industry with its 2014 round of scholarships and a call for a diamond anniversary commemorative logo design.
Season 5 of The Aviators has launched on iTunes, soaring into the top 5 within minutes of its debut.
The season premiere features 13 new episodes that can be downloaded individually or in its entirety as a season.
Aviation Tutorials Company has licensed its three pilot-training iPad apps to Sporty’s. The three apps focus on critical piloting skills, with these titles: Mastering Stick And Rudder Flying; Getting Around On The Ground; and Airborne Radar.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – The New England Air Museum will host its 10th annual Women Take Flight event on Sunday, Nov. 2.