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Probable cause: A partial loss of engine power due to carburetor icing.
Probable cause: The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in the nose landing gear collapsing and subsequent loss o
Probable cause: The pilot’s improper decision to take off from a lake in gusting wind conditions, which resulted in a loss of airplane control.
Probable cause: The pilot’s delayed decision to abort the takeoff and his failure to properly conduct a rejected takeoff, which resulted in a runway overrun.
Flightstar Corporation, a maintenance, repair, and overhaul operation (MRO) at the University of Illinois-Willard Airport (KCMI) in Champaign, Illinois, has partnered with The Leather Institute to open a satellite location.
The Leather Institute, which repairs and restores leather, will begin operations from Flightstar's facility in mid-summer 2019.
ASTM is releasing new standards for seaplanes and floatplanes to help determine appropriate water loads that occur during landing, taxiing, and takeoffs.
More than 10 years in the making, watching his Privateer fly for the first time was "a highlight" of John Meekins' life.
Commuter Craft seeks paint scheme inspiration for "Version 2" of their unique aircraft.
The company is based at KGSP.
It was important to retain as much of the existing historic tetrahedron as possible.
S27's annual open house was much more than a fly-in.
This is the first Airport of the Year award for Colorado.
A single GSB 15 is capable of charging two full-size tablets.
Prices for SkyView HDX start at $7,630.
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics is also the exclusive North American service center for Trig Avionics.
If ADS-B isn't installed within 90 days, you lose your rebate.
More than $12 million in scholarships have been awarded.
Total flight scholarships awarded this year by AOPA: 123.
The pilot and mechanic shortage have fueled explosive growth at Polk State College in Florida.
Mateo hopes to be an airline pilot one day.
I'm probably opening a can of worms by answering this question.
Q: I’m considering buying a 2003 Socata Trinidad TB20 that has an extremely low time of just over 200 hours. A single owner purchased it new and obviously hasn’t flown it much.
Even if you had a model that was acceptable to convert, would the expense be worth the cost just to gain 10 horsepower?
Remember: Cheaper is not always better.
Mindlessness is when we the past determine the present.
How well we communicate impacts how well we fly.
More than 900 non-ILS airports employ more than 1,500 LPV RNAV approaches. Know the differences between all of them before you launch.
Distraction is the common theme of 18% of the almost 700 NASA reports on general aviation tow bar incidents
The Demon's primary mission: Destruction of enemy aircraft.
One of the last piston-engine fighters, the F7F-3 boasted a top speed of 435 mph at 22,200'.
The Atlantic had been crossed by air, and the U.S. Navy had accomplished the feat.
In the years after World War II, it was relatively easy to build a few prototypes, but few went into long-term production.
Anything worth doing is difficult to do.
May you find plenty of adversity in your life.
You’re a human being operating a machine. If one doesn’t have an issue, the other probably will.
I hope that one day the entire rulebook for every aspect of our lives will boil down to three entries.
What's new in Flight Design's F2 line of aircraft? Everything.
"The best trainers are light, small, maneuverable, frisky."
The speedy LSA of Europe will be in the U.S. sooner than you think.
Diversity is a hallmark of the Light-Sport Aircraft sector. What a great time to be a pilot.
For the "aviation-crazy" young person who has "drive and discipline," the CAP's Cadet Wings program might just be the ticket to the cockpit of your dreams.
Efforts to improve the state of the art should be met with encouragement, not scorn.
Sad news for GA with news of a fraudulent AME and a fire at the Belite factory.
Where would you rate yourself on the learning line?
Without new technology, GA will die.
Who wins in court cases involving general aviation? Attorneys and expert witnesses, while all of GA loses.
What will happen with unleaded avgas in the next few years?
One of the significant problems in general aviation is the lack of new technology.