During this year’s SUN ‘n FUN, a group of Chinese and Americans gathered beside the B-25J “Panchito,” an aircraft similar to the one used during the famous Doolittle Raid on Tokyo.
For every mile you travel north, there are 90 miles of shoreline. No one knows who came up with that measurement for the British Columbia coastline, but tracking every inlet, sound, bay and cove makes the number convincing.
There are coastal seaplane pilots who do it every day in the daunting fog and drizzle typical of the area, and some of them do it without a map.
Beginning this fall, six high schools across South Carolina will offer aerospace engineering classes, including: [Read more…]
As the 2017 air show season shifts into high gear during the next few weeks, millions of families have discovered a secret: The memories that children and adults take away from air shows are more vivid, more dramatic, and more tangible than any major league sporting event, concert or theme park visit…at a small fraction of the price. [Read more…]
The company, which provides flights and training in the iconic P-51 Mustang from its headquarters at Kissimmee Gateway Airport near Orlando, brought some friends to the show to help it celebrate.
On April 5, a gaggle of Mustangs landed at SUN ’n FUN, then were ushered to the Warbird Ramp. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – What would happen if a drone hits a person on the ground? What’s the risk of serious injury?
Although the FAA can’t yet definitively answer those questions, studies by a consortium of universities have made a start toward better understanding the risks of allowing small unmanned aircraft – or drones – to fly over people. [Read more…]
The field is set for the 41st Air Race Classic (ARC), the annual all-women cross-country airplane race.
Fifty-four teams, consisting of 118 women pilots from across the country and around the world, will take off Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from Frederick, Maryland, for a 2,648-mile sprint across the United States that ends Friday, June 23, 2017, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. [Read more…]