“About a year and a half ago my friend, who’s an Angel Flight pilot, took me along on a flight and I just fell in love with it immediately,” said Noelle Dass.
Like so many she got bit by the aviation bug… hard.
Smitty Smith of FunPlacesToFly.com just sent us this video, taken at the Corsicana Air Show, considered the “Best Little Airshow in Texas,” when the Coyote Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) hosts a fun-filled day featuring vintage air planes from the World War II era.
The Coyote Squadron operates from C. David Campbell Field, Corsicana’s Municipal airport, which itself began as a pilot training center during World War II. [Read more…]
Holdshort Aviation Systems has released its mobile applications on both the Apple iOS App Store and Google Play Store for Android.
As a companion to the Holdshort.com web portal, the mobile applications provide a seamless and quick way to enter, change and navigate the flight schedules of general aviation operations, particularly flight schools and flying clubs, according to company officials. [Read more…]
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report regarding the fatal accident on May 8, 2017, that claimed the lives of two ICON employees at Lake Berryessa, California.
The ICON A5 aircraft was piloted by ICON’s Engineering Fellow and Chief Test Pilot Jon Karkow. Also aboard was ICON’s recently hired Director of Engineering, Cagri Sever. The flight was Sever’s first in the A5 and was set to be his introduction to the product on which he would be working at ICON. [Read more…]
The pilot was landing a retractable landing gear-equipped, twin-engine Piper PA 31-350 at an uncontrolled airport in Homer, Alaska.
While on final approach, an airplane that landed in front of him reported a moose in the vicinity of the runway. [Read more…]
Ace Alaska photographer Rob Stapleton sent in these photos, taken while making the video below of Paul Claus and Israel Payton ski flying. [Read more…]
As you might imagine of a guy who writes for an aviation publication with the reputation enjoyed by General Aviation News, I’ve been flying for quite a while. You might also get the impression I pretty much know what I’m doing.
That’s not necessarily true. [Read more…]