TNA Aviation Technologies has been selected as the exclusive supplier and GSE equipment partner providing towbarless electric ground support equipment for this year’s SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — The Sun 40 Sprint is back once again for the 43rd annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly- In & Expo April 4-9, 2017.
The Sun 40 Sprints will be staged as a fun contest of speed and precise navigation on Wednesday, April 5, at 10 am. [Read more…]
A new post on the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association website tells how Jack Alexander and Arlene Myers, two AOPA Fly-In volunteers, connected over their shared love of flying at an event in July 2014. The two were married at the Cape Cod airport on May 21, 2016. “I can hardly believe at our age, we have a new life together,” she said. “When I wake up in the morning I can say, ‘Is it VFR?’ and he knows what I’m talking about.” Read Dan Namowitz’s full story here.
Abu Dhabi (UAE) — In the start to the 2017 Red Bull Air Race season, the Czech Republic’s Martin Sonka clinched his first race win since he joined the World Championship in 2010.
Rising winds that brought the racetrack alive Feb. 11 didn’t affect Sonka, whose time of 53.139 blew away his opponents by more than a second.
Spain’s Juan Velarde was content with his 54.166, which turned what was already Team Velarde’s first-ever appearance in the Final 4 into its first podium finish. Canada’s Pete McLeod continued the momentum he’d showed at the end of 2016 in taking third. [Read more…]
FAI, the World Air Sports Federation, is planning to launch an international Air Games Tour in the 2nd half of 2018.
Touching down in up to five host cities around the world, each event will showcase some of the best sporting action from across the world of air sports over four days of competition, according to FAI officials. [Read more…]
Organizers, attendees and exhibitors are proclaiming the 13th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, a success.
For the first time in many years, the weather cooperated, with “glorious” weather all four days of the expo, Wednesday, Jan. 25, through Saturday, Jan. 28, according to organizers. [Read more…]