According to both the flight instructor and the pilot undergoing instruction, during the landing rollout at the airport in Phoenix, the pilot undergoing instruction inadvertently retracted the landing gear. [Read more…]
Dale Rogers from Mayfair, Saskatchewan, in Canada, answered our call for interesting aviation photos with a series of photos of a full-circle rainbow. [Read more…]
Q: Paul, can you tell me, please, what the difference would be between the Lycoming O-320-E2-D and the O-320-E2-G?
David Smith [Read more…]
As part of an ongoing campaign by the FAA and the GA community’s #FlySafe campaign to prevent Loss of Control accidents and save lives, each month the FAA focuses on best practices for GA pilots. This month’s focus: Personal minimums and how to integrate these safety measures in your flight planning. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has launched a new line of membership options for drone pilots.
Opening up the association to drone pilots is “a key part of an ongoing effort to unite manned and unmanned pilots for the common purpose of safe integration of all users,” AOPA officials said. [Read more…]
LifeLine Response provides situational awareness and on-demand protection for passengers and pilots in dangerous or vulnerable situations worldwide, NATA officials explained. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that while in cruise flight, the engine rpm of the Rotorway Executive 162F helicopter suddenly increased to the point where the rev limiter activated.
At this point the helicopter was about 700 feet above ground level and the pilot performed an autorotation to a baseball field in Plymouth, Indiana. [Read more…]
Dustin Carter sent us this photo, with a brief note: “Sunset In The Capital City: An after flight picture of my 1976 Beechcraft Sundowner (N2235L) at Bolton Airport (KTZR) in Columbus, Ohio.” [Read more…]