Regarding “Can’t find a hangar? You’re not alone” in the March 25th issue, you state that monthly hangar rents range to a high (emphasis mine) of $565 (in the Southwest). Surely you jest. Monthly hangar rent at KSMO (Santa Monica Municipal Airport) in the Los Angeles Basin ranges up to $1.50 per square foot. This […]
Your crossword for Feb. 11 seems to have needed a name to make two others work out. Your answer for the clue to 12 Across, “Sky King’s airplane” was “bluebird,” which let the answers to 13 Down and 9 Down work out as “Lindbergh” and “Bell.” Unfortunately Sky King’s airplane was named “Songbird.” At least […]
Congratulations to GANews on your articles in the April 8th issue on the increasing dangers to airports due to encroachment. It is a nationwide issue and pilots must pay attention and get involved now, or find themselves without an airport to use.
There’s something about a P-38. A poker face turns into a smile when you start talking about the Lightning.
Would you like Glacier Girl to fly at your fly-in or air show? It’s possible, for a price.
On May 28, 1943, the first class of Women Airforce Service Pilots graduated from Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — How to fund the FAA was the subject of still another hearing in the House of Representatives and the notion of user charges raised its ugly head higher, lifted by testimony from James May, president and CEO of the airlines’ Air Transport Association (ATA) and comments from several government witnesses.
From time to time I receive letters regarding various questions about warranties.
Dennis Corsi recently sent a note, detailing his problem: “”We operate a 1980 Cessna 182 RG with a Lycoming O-540. Recently, the number one exhaust valve push rod bent. We have been adding Marvel Mystery Oil ever since, but I sense that we are not quite solving the problem.”” He went on to state that […]
By PETER M. BOWERS. Throughout the homebuilt movement many designs have a strong resemblance to others. The all-time toppers in this area are the Wittman “Tailwind” and the Nesmith “Cougar.” The “Tailwind” came on the scene first, back at the very beginning of the present homebuilt era. Steve Wittman of Oshkosh, Wis., was a schoolteacher […]
These May 2003 Accident Reports are provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, they are intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others. Aircraft: Piper Super Cub. Location: Ashland, Maine. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Aircraft damage: Substantial What reportedly happened: The pilot was supposed to maneuver at a low […]
McCauley offers Blackhawk King Air XP operators another option to improve the performance of their aircraft. The FAA recently granted Blackhawk Modifications an STC for installation of a McCauley C762 four-bladed propeller on the Blackhawk King Air XP.