The Eustace Earhart Discovery Expedition launched Feb. 18 from Honolulu and expects to be at sea between 30 and 45 days in its search for the final resting place of Amelia Earhart’s aircraft. [Read more…]
Every year for more than 50 years, the General Aviation Awards program and the FAA have recognized aviation professionals for their contributions to general aviation in the fields of flight instruction, aviation maintenance/avionics, and safety.
Recipients of the 2017 National General Aviation Awards are:
- Charles Gensler of Parker, Colorado — 2017 Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year
- Brian Carpenter of Corning, California — 2017 Aviation Technician of the Year
- Mark Ducorsky of Lakeland, Florida — 2017 FAA Safety Team Representative of the Year.
Stemme AG and S-PLANE Automation have entered an agreement to integrate S-PLANE subsystems into the ECARYS ES15 aircraft to create an Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV). [Read more…]
Registration is underway for the 2017 UAS Symposium scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, from March 27 to 29, co-sponsored by the FAA and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). [Read more…]
The pilot was practicing touch-and-go takeoffs and landings at the airport in Camarillo, California. [Read more…]
This beautifully restored
Cessna Beech T-34 Mentor trained many new military pilots in its day. It was resting its wings for the night, having just arrived at sunset at Carolina Avionics & Aircraft Interiors in Salisbury, North Carolina (KRUQ), where it will have new ADS-B Out and autopilot equipment installed, according to Warren Ludlam with the company. [Read more…]