If you haven’t heard of Mike or Mark Patey, you must be exclusively focused on something other than aviation. The twin brothers are prolific builders of experimental aircraft, active videographers of their exploits, and unabashed proponents for all things aviation.[Read more…]
BREEZY POINT, Minnesota — On the fifth annual Airport Day on May 4, 2019, executives of the Breezy Point Airport announced a name change in honor of their longtime airport manager.
The airport is now officially named Breezy Point Airport at Muller Field in honor of Vietnam Veteran and two decade airport manager Cliff Muller.[Read more…]
Anthony Stanton is a student researcher at Griffith University in Australia. He’s conducting research on “rule related behavior of General Aviation pilots.”[Read more…]
When pushing a huge boulder up a large hill, the work is made much easier when loads of people show up to help.
Oh, and it is usually a lot more fun.
Everyone gets to celebrate as new plateaus are reached. [Read more…]
I learned of the passing of SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In founder Billy Henderson on April 12.
I saw Billy at the April 4 ceremony for the 2019 class of inductees into the Florida Aviation Hall of Fame during SUN ‘n FUN. He had been delivered to the festivities by long-time friend Dale Faux. While Billy looked more frail, he still had his ever-present twinkle in his eyes. [Read more…]
Rebecca Roos Jensen is a 17-year-old from Randers, Denmark, who came to the U.S. this week to volunteer at SUN ‘n FUN 2019.
She’s also a certificated pilot in her home country. Rebecca passed her check ride in September 2018, barely a month after her 17th birthday.
Like tens of thousands of pilots before, she trained in the venerable Cessna 150.