South Carolina’s Caden McLain started his flight lessons at just 13, providing a challenge for his CFI. When he made his first solo, he had already logged 120 hours. With his sights set on flying big iron for UPS or FedEx, Caden says he got lucky having supportive parents. “And I have learned that no pilot is born with the skills you need. You have to work at it.”
Marion County Regional Airport (KMAO) in Marion, S.C., has 100LL and Jet-A fuel again after a nearly two-year interruption caused by contaminated tanks.
Veteran Alaska bush pilot Will Johnson advises pilots on safety measures to protect their propellers.
As the year anniversary of the devastating tornado approaches, Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, S.C., is still in recovery mode.
A memorial park at Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, S.C., tells the story of the Tuskegee Airman, who were known as the Red Tail Angels for the identifying red paint on their tail assemblies and “because of their reputation for not losing aircraft to enemy fighters as they provided fighter coverage for missions over strategic targets in Europe” during World War II.
“We want to help professional pilots who are struggling with their careers because of the pandemic and provide support for our new student pilots.”
A South Carolina family was pleasantly surprised when pilots flocked to their grassroots fly-in.
Tips and advice from pilots who have done the work to build their own grass runways.
Bill Walker offers tips to help you pass your commercial check ride.