Terry Hayes submitted this photo and note: “A calm evening for float flying in Montana.”
“I’m used to having a bunch of old farmers yelling at me, so an old mechanic yelling at me wasn’t too much different. I wouldn’t have traded working for him for anything.”
An amateur sleuth is using satellite images from Apple Maps to help find Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan.
Proceeds from the raffle will go to the East Central Ohio Pilots Association’s Education and Safety Foundation, which provides flight training scholarships to future pilots. Tickets are $75 for one and $175 for three, with just 4,000 tickets being sold.
“With a shortage of qualified airline pilots representing 10% of the total professional pilot workforce by 2023,” the new training center at Arlington Municipal Airport in Texas “joins ATP’s 60 other locations nationwide to increase capacity and train 20,000 airline pilots over the next ten years,” according to company officials.
The pilot’s selection of unsuitable terrain for an off-airport precautionary landing, which resulted in impact with a fence and a nose-over.
Rich Caswell submitted this photo and note: “An A-10 starting its demo during the Stuart Air Show. Cloudy with showers, but no precipitation while it performed.”
At the time of its rollout, the B-19 was called the largest aircraft in the world. The XB-19’s wingspan of 212 feet was more than twice that of a B-17. With a range listed as greater than 5,000 miles and a ferry range of more than 7,000 miles, the XB-19 could use auxiliary bomb bay gas tanks to bring its fuel capacity to 11,000 gallons, which a Douglas publicist likened to the volume carried by a standard railroad tank car of the day.
Fueling construction is a group of donors who will match all donations made by May 15, 2021, for the pavilion at the backcountry airstrip in Arkansas.
All 12 FAA-licensed spaceports, and other federal and private launch and reentry sites, are represented on the charts by a rocket symbol. These areas are in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia.