In total, more than 16,000 variants of the venerable DC-3 were built. The DC-3/C-47 is the only pre-World War II aircraft that is still operating commercially today.
EAST ALTON, Ill – West Star Aviation has been voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2017 Professional Pilot Preference Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) survey for the fourth consecutive year. The facility is also celebrating 70 years of continuous service to the aviation industry. [Read more…]
THERMAL, Calif. – Desert Jet Center has created the John J. Benoit Memorial Scholarship to honor the legacy of the Riverside County Fourth District Supervisor who passed away in December 2016 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
The scholarship commits some $10,000 to local youth in the Riverside County area who desire to pursue a career in aviation. [Read more…]
BasicMed is brand-spanking new. And the topic has created nearly endless discussion. Merits, drawbacks, pros, cons, and more are all fair game. A good amount of mis-information — sadly — seems to be feeding the fire.
For example, I’ve seen discussions centered around indicated versus true or calibrated airspeed. [Read more…]
“About a year and a half ago my friend, who’s an Angel Flight pilot, took me along on a flight and I just fell in love with it immediately,” said Noelle Dass.
Like so many she got bit by the aviation bug… hard.
What sounds better to you? $637,000 today or $900,000 in the near future?
But first some back story before you answer: [Read more…]
If you’ve spent any time reading — and re-reading — the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), then you’ll recognize the humor in the FAR Part 0.
It has crossed my email inbox a few times now and I think it’s funny enough to share. Enjoy.