Steve Freeman submitted this photo and note: “Just after sunrise while making a 360° turn to avoid traffic I caused a total eclipse of the sun…at least from my vantage point!”
Ride tickets and paid tours pay for all ongoing maintenance and operations to keep “Doc” flying.
East Hampton officials planned to close the airport at 11:59 pm (EDT) on May 17, 2022, and reopen it 33 hours later with multiple new restrictions in place, including a prior permission required program, increased landing fees, operating curfews, bans on aircraft weighing over 50,000 pounds and aircraft deemed “noisy,” and trip limits on Part 135 and 91(k) operations, according to officials with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).
The latest report gives one reason why billings were down 5.9% for airplanes and 17.3% for helicopters, even though both categories posted healthy increases in deliveries: More light airplane deliveries were made.
Content is always up to date and course progress stays in sync across all platforms, according to Sporty’s officials.
The front seat pilot’s failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll, and the rear seat pilot’s delayed remedial control inputs that subsequently resulted in a ground loop. Contributing to the accident was a lack of communication by both pilot’s to establish clearly defined pilot-in-command roles prior to the accident flight.
Lance Berrier submitted this photo and note: “My 1946 Cessna 140 ‘Yellowbird’ resting in the grass at Boonville Airport (26NC) in North Carolina.”
Thunder Run, a disaster drill planned for June 18, 2022, involves about 100 general aviation airplanes, emergency coordinators from California to Canada, and pilots, air traffic controllers, ham radio operators, and others practicing what they will do in the immediate aftermath of a devastating earthquake.
Volunteers arrived in 16 airplanes from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Minnesota to work on the six airstrips in the Hells Canyon National Recreational Area. Projects included mowing, weed eating, installing new windsocks, and trimming back blackberry bushes.
The race begins at 8 a.m. June 21, 2022, when 50 planes will launch full throttle, 30 seconds apart, down the runway at Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) in Florida. From there, they will embark on a 2,548-mile course that ends June 24 in Terre Haute, Indiana.
When Amelia Earhart landed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in May 1932, “no one had ever seen a woman driving a car, let alone flying an airplane or wearing trousers,” said Nicole McElhinney, co-founder of the Amelia Earhart Legacy Association. “Her fearless spirit was revolutionary, particularly for women, and continues to be an inspiration around the world.”
When I called in the controller explained that the other aircraft actually reported it as a strike and that after inspecting their plane he found a tire mark on the top of his wing.