What do you get when you combine a passion for aviation and music? If you are Will Allen, “The Flying Tenor,” you get a high energy rock and roll airshow. Allen’s Rock ‘n Roll Airshow Man made its West Coast debut last July at the Arlington Fly-in, held in Arlington, Wash., just north of Seattle. […]
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Now in its 10th year, the competition will be open to 150 teams from schools across the U.S.
The STOL competition is set for Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2021, with 50 aircraft competing. Advance registration for spectators is “highly encouraged” by organizers.
A team from Raisbeck Aviation High School won the challenge, which required them to modify a Glasair Sportsman to fly as many COVID-19 vaccines as fast as possible from Seattle, Washington, to Packwood, Washington. The teams needed to design their aircraft to maximize transportable payload and successfully land on a small runway, surrounded by high terrain.
To meet the challenge, the organization needs $3,200 in donations by March 31, 2021.
Are you ready to fly in winter weather? This video from the FAA includes lots of tricks and tips to help keep you safe this season.
Registration for the 2021 challenge closes Dec. 17, 2020.
The four pilots who earn the most badges will be the Grand Prize winners.
Entries are due June 30.
The 1964 Cessna 150D was donated to the chapter last summer for repair by the Aviation Youth members. Its fuselage and wings are in reasonably good condition. In other words, it had good bones, chapter officials note.