The Cessna 170B pilot reported that while taxiing to his hangar at the airport in Durango, Colorado, a regional jet was stopped on the active taxiway, blocking his intended path. [Read more…]
While taxiing as a flight of two at the airport in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the pilot of a red Beechcraft D17S stopped his airplane so that he could conduct a run-up of the engine. [Read more…]
The pilot was landing at a remote, off airport site in Palmer, Alaska, in a homebuilt, tailwheel-equipped PA-18 Super Cub. He made two passes over the short strip, and while setting up to land on the third pass, he lost sight of his intended touchdown spot and landed longer than he had anticipated. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that, while the Piper PA-25-235 was towing a banner about 1,100 feet mean sea level, the engine lost power.
His attempts to restart the engine were unsuccessful. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that, while the Cessna 180A was on approach and about three miles from the airport, the engine lost all power. [Read more…]
The pilot said he was approaching his airstrip in Quitman, Texas, at low speed with the Eros 1650R in the landing configuration when the wind “stopped.” [Read more…]
According to the student pilot, while flying en route to his home airport, the Cessna 172 sustained a bird strike to the right wing. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the cruise phase of a cross-country flight, the Long EZ’s oil pressure and oil temperature indicator readings dropped to zero. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that he departed to the north with a left crosswind. Once the Aeronca 7AC became airborne, it weathervaned into the wind and veered left of the runway at the airport in East Moriches, N.Y. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the final approach to land as part of a formation flight into Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he was focused on monitoring the plane that landed in front of him, and his airplane’s airspeed indicator.
As a result, he inadvertently flew below the normal glide path, impacted terrain, and sheared off the nose landing gear. [Read more…]