Florida is well-known for its great flying weather. That weather also makes it ideal for golf.
Snap rolls and putts, all in one day
It’s been called some of the best public golf on Earth and can be found along the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama.
Endless possibilities in Myrtle Beach
It bills itself as the “Seaside Golf Capital of the World” — and rightly so. Myrtle Beach, S.C., boasts more golf holes per person than any other city in the nation.
Fly to Georgia for world-class golf
James Hatsis isn’t a golfer but, boy, does he love the game.
Another ‘Best’ airport
One of the best airports in the south is located in Moultrie, Ga. (MGR).
Thanks for the hunting articles
Congratulations and thank you for the excellent articles on hunting that appeared in the September issue. Too many good aviation periodicals have died because articles simply regurgitate the same stuff we learned during training. Once one has mastered flying from point A to point B, it’s time to go somewhere!
Red goes to school
The other day, I was sitting in my dirty truck patiently waiting in the pick-up line at Clayton Elementary School when I heard a rooster crow. Loudly. My first thought was that I had finally lost it. When the rooster crowed again, a tingling of a suspicion emerged. My next thought was, “”This is not […]
Questions for the doc
A lot of readers have questions, so I thought I’d tackle some of those in this column.
Neither rain nor sleet…
By PETER M. BOWERS. Regularly scheduled air mail service was inaugurated in Europe in March 1918, and in the United States, two months later, on May 15. While international operations didn’t get under way in the Western Hemisphere until 1920, the first officially recognized Canada-to-US mail flight took place on March 3, 1919. A notable […]
Two die after formation flight encounters heavy rain
These October 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: RV-8. Location: Van, Texas. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The accident airplane assumed the number two position of a four […]
Fire training enhanced with portable extinguisher trainer
In an effort to create the most realistic fire simulation experience, FACTS Training has acquired the world’s leading fire extinguisher training device for students to engage in live training exercises. FACTS instructors use the Portable Extinguisher Trainer to safely control training exercises and ensure proper operation procedures are followed.
Sportsplanes.com creates LSA center with South Lakeland Sport Aviation in Florida
Sportsplanes.com has established a Sport Aircraft Center at South Lakeland Airport (X49), which will provide Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) sales, service and flight training for all of Florida.