Tom Grohl submitted this photo and note: “After five years of dedicated work by volunteers of the Ernie Hall Aviation Museum in Warren, Ohio, this 1947 PA-12 Super Cruiser is a newly restored airplane with a new life. The aircraft was once owned by Ernie Hall, a pioneer aviator who started his first flight school in 1915. The museum intends to use the aircraft to promote and preserve local aviation history and provide aviation education and training for our youth.”
The only flying Kitty Hawk intrigued visitors to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021. Bob Coolbaugh started restoring the plane in 2012, with first flight in 2020.
The new center at Embry Riddle Aeronautic University will study safety issues related to drone, urban air mobility, alternative aviation fuels, the safety impact of virtual and AI training tools, and more.
“The toughest times often bring out the best in people and it is hard to imagine a tougher time than a global pandemic,” said NAA President Greg Principato. “Those we honor today stepped up at a difficult time to help others who needed it. The aviation community has an amazing history of stepping up. I not only congratulate this year’s Public Benefit Flying awardees, I also thank them for all they’ve done and will do.”
The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing on water, and his failure to maintain airplane control during a go-around, which resulted in the airplane nosing over.
Matt Wood submitted this photo and note: “Matt Wood’s Van’s RV-7A in front of its new B-17 “Thunderbird” at the Mid America Flight Museum at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (KOSA) in Texas.”
A rare Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat recovered from the depths of Lake Michigan is a time capsule from World War II that was on display at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021.
CBD products are everywhere these days and pilots are asking the FAA how using these products could affect their medical or their ability to fly. In this new video, part of the FAA’s 57 Seconds to Safer Flying, a doctor explains the effects of CBD on our brains and how it can affect our flying.
Simi is being recognized for “… her professional leadership and unwavering dedication in promoting aviation and aerospace education through industry partnerships, workforce initiatives and organizations dedicated to aviation across the United States.”
Each year, the new scholarship program will award six $5,000 scholarships across three categories: Two for learning to fly or advanced pilot ratings; two for aviation technicians; and two for continuing education.