Hayman Tam submitted this photo and note: “While driving home I decided to swing by the Seaplane Adventures seaplane base in Mill Valley, California, to see if any photo-worthy activity was taking place. No flying, but the sight of one of the Beavers out of the water made for a very cool photo op!”
Glenn Brasch spent a month at Montana’s Ryan Field as the camp host. While he was there, he took lots of photos of the airfield, pilots, campers, and a work party that is helping transform the field, which is owned by the Recreational Aviation Foundation.
The 12-minute video includes ATC recordings and an analysis of what the NTSB will look at in its investigation of a crash of a Cessna 340 in a Southern California neighborhood.
The new U.S. Customs facility is in the Overland Aviation FBO at Williston Basin International Airport in North Dakota.
Memberships include group coaching, goal setting, networking, and education about various aspects of the range of occupations in aviation.
The pilot’s improper fuel management, which resulted in fuel starvation, a total loss of engine power, and an off-airport landing, during which the airplane struck a vehicle.
Karissa Davan submitted this photo and note: “The end of a Maine day from the hangar. Cessna 182R bids the day farewell.”
Smitty Smith, the force behind FunPlacesToFly.com, visited the Fall Festival of Flight in Gainesville, Texas, and shot this wrap-up video. You’ll see a wide variety of general aviation aircraft, including antiques, classics, warbirds, replicas and homebuilts.
First flights of the electric trainer, based on the already certified DA40, are expected in the second quarter of 2022.
The “smart” pitot cover, designed specifically for turbine aircraft, protects the pitot tube while on the ground. Should it not be removed during preflight, its design ensures it safely ejects, within two to five minutes of pitot heat activation, immediately restoring flight-critical air data system function, according to company officials.