The first production Mooney M20V Acclaim Ultra took flight recently in Kerrville, Texas.
The Mooney flight test team put the new airplane through its initial paces for just over an hour and a half. [Read more…]
HOUSTON – Phillips 66 Aviation has expanded its roster of eligible organizations included in its Compassion Flight Fuel Rebate Program. Aviation Angels of Hope, Aviation in Action and Children’s Flight of Hope were added to the list, bringing the total eligible organizations to more than 30, according to company officials. [Read more…]
A red V Star biplane and a white Aviat Pitts biplane collided while both airplanes were landing on the same runway at the airport in Tullahoma, Tennessee. [Read more…]
Officials note there will be free admission to the museum for everyone. The first 50 visitors on Armed Forces Day will also receive free homemade ice cream, cookies and punch.
The pilot of the Cessna 150 reported he experienced a total loss of engine power and performed an uneventful forced landing to a road near Balsam Grove, N.C.
The reason for the engine failure was later attributed to a blocked fuel vent tube. [Read more…]
Daniel Wenke sent in these photos from a late 2016 flight over the Italian Riviera. He notes: “Very panoramic. Unforgiving terrain in case of engine failure, though. Fortunately there is a ballistic parachute on the Savannah.” [Read more…]