COPALIS, Wash. – Pilots and passengers traveling to Copalis Beach State Airport should be aware of future regulations and procedures for flying over the wildlife refuge area located northwest of the airport. [Read more...]
This February 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: North American AT-6C. Injuries: None. Location: Mesa, Ariz. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings on runway 22L. The wind was from 160° at 10 knots. The airplane touched down and bounced. [Read more...]
Despite the deadline to apply for a Women in Aviation International scholarship having come and gone, two new scholarships are now available for 2012. These new scholarships bring the total to 73 individual scholarships valued at $520,900 to be awarded to WAI members.