DULLES, Virginia — The Greater Washington Business Aviation Association (GWBAA) will hold its 13th annual Safety Standdown April 18, 2019, at the NTSB Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia. [Read more…]
During a solo night flight, the pilot “landed long” and was unable to complete a touch-and-go as planned at the airport in Madill, Oklahoma.
The airport did not have a parallel taxiway leading to the departure end of the runway, so he taxied onto the ramp area to turn around. During the taxi on the ramp, the lighting was “poor,” and the Cessna 152’s right wing tip hit a hangar. [Read more…]
Kyle Robertson took this picture flying back to Austin Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS) in Texas after the Pilot Partner Flying Club picked up its Beech Sundowner (C23) from the avionics shop. The Sundowner is flying just before sunset with Downtown Austin in the background. [Read more…]
A new video posted to YouTube celebrates the first anniversary of receiving a private pilot certificate and how that has changed this young aviator’s life. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Nicole Blount of Lake Placid, Florida, and Max Davidson of Jurupa Valley, California, have received the initial Ray Aviation Scholarships of up to $10,000 from the Experimental Aircraft Association, allowing these young people to begin their flight training as they pursue their dreams of flight. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that the Cessna 210 was low and that he felt “rushed” during final approach.
He added that, during the landing roll, the airplane “started to veer off the runway,” so he applied power to abort the landing and that, during the aborted landing, he “pulled back” on the yoke. [Read more…]
Ted Luebbers sent in this photo, explaining: “Aviation Youth members of EAA Chapter 534 (L to R) Micaela Mazenko, Joshua Mazenko, and William McCarthy heat treat the reinforcing tape they placed over the rib stitching on the newly repaired Mini Max wings.”
Aviation Youth members meet at the chapter’s hangar at Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) in Florida on Saturdays to work alongside adult chapter members making repairs to a damaged Mini Max aircraft. The program will soon begin building a BD-6, all aluminum airplane, Luebbers adds. [Read more…]
The 2019 COPPERSTATE Fly-In was held Feb. 9-10 at Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) in conjunction with the Buckeye Air Fair.
According to Airport Courtesy Cars‘ Glenn Brasch, the event was a huge success.
“There were hundreds of planes and thousands of people,” he reports.
Check out some of Glenn’s pictures of the event below: [Read more…]