Hal Denton submitted the following photo and note: “The gift of flight! Flight turns the drudgery of travel into a fun-filled adventure.”[Read more…]
What happens to pilots flying without ADS-B after the Jan. 1, 2020, mandate takes effect?
You can find out during a free webinar Dec. 10, 2019, that will be live-streamed from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association headquarters at 6 p.m. Eastern time.[Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the limited edition MARQ Signature Set, which includes five watches from the original MARQ watch collection: MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Adventurer and MARQ Athlete.
Priced at $10,000, only 100 sets will be produced, according to Garmin officials.[Read more…]
According to the pilot, he took off at night from the airport in Hyannis, Massachusetts, and during the initial climb about 800′ above the ground, the Cessna 402 ran into a flock of birds.[Read more…]
Matthew McCoy submitted the following photo and note: “A photo of my nephew (and future airline pilot) landing on Yale Lake near Mount Saint Helens in Washington State.”[Read more…]
By JOHN CHIRTEA (And Many Others)
Call it a tetrahedron, or an airport wind indicator, the objective is just the same: It tells incoming pilots the direction of the wind.
At Eagles Crest Aerodrome (DE25), we decided that having one of these would be a great addition to the 3,500′ grass strip on our private 26-lot airport community in Milton, Delaware.
We started with the tail fuselage of a Bell 47 helicopter that was abandoned and hanging from the rafters of a hangar in our community.[Read more…]
The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) will partner with the National Park Service to maintain the Chicken Strip in Saline Valley in Death Valley National Park.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) also renews the established maintenance agreement at Furnace Creek Airport and Stovepipe Wells Airstrip.
“The RAF has proven that this partnership works since our original 2008 MOU,” RAF Chairman John McKenna said. “The National Park Service recognizes us as a valuable contributor toward safely ensuring aircrafts’ very low impact form of access to the park.”[Read more…]
Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) has completed the acquisition of T&W Electrical Services and Aerospace Components.
Based in Lakeview, Michigan, T&W Electrical Services and Aerospace Components is a manufacturer of FAA approved Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) parts for general aviation piston aircraft engine starters and alternators. The company is also one of general aviation’s largest overhaulers of starters and alternators, according to Hartzell officials.[Read more…]