The WACO YMF pilot departed from Runway 26, and flew over a local golf course, then turned to return to the airport in Somerville, N.J., where she entered the traffic pattern on the downwind leg for runway 26, flying between 75 and 80 knots. [Read more…]
The pilot was departing on a short cross-country flight to deliver the Cessna 172C for some elective maintenance.
He requested and received clearance for an intersection departure at the airport in Fairbanks, Alaska. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that he smelled “electrical” smoke during a cross-country flight in his RV-4. [Read more…]
The Boeing B75N1 pilot reported that he briefed the planned jump with the parachutists before departure during a festival in Tampa, Florida, and that the parachutists were supposed to jump after reaching 2,800 feet mean sea level (msl).
About 30 minutes before the jump, the right-wing parachutist requested to depart from the right wing rather than the front seat; the pilot and left-wing parachutist agreed. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, night was approaching when he landed the Cessna 185 seaplane on a lake near Northeast Carry, Maine, and taxied to shore to discover he was at the wrong destination. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that while in the traffic pattern at the airport in Watsonville, Calif., the Tecnam P92’s right rudder stopped responding. [Read more…]
Fresh ideas for flight instructors interested in preventing inflight loss of control will be presented by two experts from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the NTSB Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The day-long forum also will be streamed live online. [Read more…]
The pilot and passenger departed on a flight near Galveston, Texas, in a North American P51D, a vintage warbird.
After departure, radar tracked the flight along a bay in a southwestern direction. [Read more…]
About 35 minutes into the cross-country flight, the Cessna T210M’s engine lost power, and the airplane started to descend near Scipio, Utah. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Board has released the final agenda, including the participants’ names and affiliations, for its forum, Humans and Hardware: Preventing General Aviation Inflight Loss of Control. The event will be held Oct.14 in Washington, D.C., and streamed live online.
In addition, the NTSB is inviting pilots and others in the aviation safety community to send their questions related to inflight loss of control issues to LOCForum@ntsb.gov. Questions must be submitted via email not later than 3 pm ET Oct. 13. [Read more…]