There were newcomers and old timers at the 2022 event, and of the latter, there were three remaining members of the original Tullahoma Bunch, the group that became the Staggerwing Club, then evolved into the Beechcraft Heritage Museum.
Wings Over Camarillo is a fan favorite among air shows and 2022 was even better with a huge presence of airplanes from Planes of Fame.
But most general aviation pilots don’t get the chance to go to FlightSafety, CAE Simuflite, SimCom, or some other FAR Part 142 Training Center. But that doesn’t mean we can’t pick up some tips from the CFIs who train the pilots who fly the big iron or business jets.
The Airshow Racing Series premiered at the 2022 Wings Over North Georgia Airshow, described by producers as drag racing with airplanes, featuring the drama of flat-out racing, combined with the smoke, sound, and high-G maneuvers that air show fans crave.
Why do so many general aviation pilots risk their lives to get to their destinations?
The Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics and Science Academy, known as the SAMS Academy, at Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, immerses kids in aviation starting in sixth grade, eventually allowing them to earn their private pilot certificate — for free — before they graduate from high school.
Full disclosure: While I do not recall what my wife wore for our wedding, even without looking at my logbooks, memories come flooding back just by recalling certain tail numbers.
Brazilian Leticia Bufoni’s recently skateboarded off a rail from a plane at 9,000 feet for her “Sky Grind” project.
This was a very pleasant airshow to attend: It wasn’t super crowded, had lots of good food and drink at reasonable prices, and was full of friendly fellow air show fans. Also, did I mention that it was free?
The Blue Angels headlined the 2022 Kaneohe Bay Air Show, the first air show in Hawaii since 2015.
Sometimes being a student pilot is hard. Juggling other commitments, weather, and conflicting schedules it can seem like it’s impossible to do it all. But when you get up in the air, it’s all worth it.