“Our preliminary work has traced the outage to a damaged database file,” FAA officials reported. “At this time, there is no evidence of a cyber attack.”
How about you? Did you make any aviation-related resolutions for 2023? Share with our readers, as your resolution may inspire other pilots.
Aviation safety advocate Gene Benson, who has flown everything from Cubs to jets and taught hundreds of people to fly, is now offering his “Old Pilot Tips” on his YouTube channel.
After disaster strikes, general aviation pilots are often the first on the scene, delivering much-needed relief supplies.
A new survey from the Flight School Association of North America (FSANA) shows that the cost of a check ride has been going up for the last six years, with the national average coming in between $700 and $800.
When Greg Hansen was given the remains of a crashed 182, he decided to “give the plane a retirement job as a wind vane.” He calls it Cessna on a stick.
Elevated Access uses volunteer general aviation pilots to transport patients to what officials call “stigmatized healthcare,” such as abortions and gender-affirming medical care.
EAA Chapter 292 at Independence State Airport (7S5) in Oregon now has a full-fledged training room complete with two simulators, including a Redbird FMX simulator and an Elite RC-1.
Investing in your health ensures you can continue flying, but it also pays other dividends, such as lower insurance premiums and a longer, pain-free life.
Lately I’ve been noticing more reports on accidents and incidents that happen on the first flight after maintenance. An FAA video offers lots of tips on how to make sure this doesn’t happen to you.
While this year’s fly-in was not the biggest, “it certainly was one of the best,” says Brent Taylor, president of the Antique Airplane Association, “with good weather, a great crowd with many new faces, as well as familiar ones, lots of flying, plus an outstanding variety of aircraft.”
Just introduced is EZ-WINGS, a web app that makes it easy for CFIs and DPEs to give pilots the credit they deserve in the FAA WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program.