SUN ’n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, Florida — For the second year in a row, 12 lucky children will find a certificate under the tree this year for an airplane ride on Jan. 11 at SUN ’n FUN.
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Three aviators with extensive experience in diverse areas of the aviation community have joined the top leadership of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) as the newest members of the EAA Board of Directors.
Dick VanGrunsven, Joe Brown and David Pasahow were invited to join the board [Read more...]
Now available at Aircraft Spruce is the line of Hornet aircraft heaters.
Garmin has launched interactive, web-based pilot training for the G5000 integrated flight deck.
WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. — The New England Air Museum will hold its annual Santa Visit & Behind the Scenes Tour Friday, Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving. Santa, who will meet and pose for photos with children between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will have a gift for each child.
Aircraft: Grumman Tiger. Injuries: 1 Minor. Location: Bulverde, Texas. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was on a short final approach with an airspeed between 70 and 75 knots indicated, with one-third flaps extended. He reduced the throttle to idle.
Nov. 22 marks 50 years since JFK’s assassination changed the nation. Nov. 25 ended four days of shock with his sad funeral, modeled after that of Lincoln. The nation was bound together as one around its TV sets all weekend. The Kennedy era had fostered modern TV news and my interest in aviation’s reputation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This could be the beginning of something big: The FAA has followed recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board and announced a program to check the weight of pilots in order to produce safer flight. The announced reason is that overweight people have a tendency to be more liable to suffer sleep apnea.
The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation has revealed the 10 aviation charities chosen through online voting to share grants totaling $60,000. In ascending order of number of votes received for 2013 are: