One of the reasons that GA has not grown is that flying today’s aircraft scares the hell out of young people.
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.
Linda, an FBO employee in California, writes: What can you tell me about pilot’s watches? It seems like all the pilots I see — especially the men — wear HUGE watches. Is this something they actually need? Or is it a style thing? And are they as expensive as they look?
The founder of Ed’s Mobile Aircraft Maintenance in Los Angeles, Ed Cervantes is an old school A&P who has a very loyal customer base. And at 87, he has no plans to retire.
In September, the ICON A5 was featured at the 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The LSA is following up that with an appearance in October at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Version 3.0 includes “enhanced treatment of new technologies, and a response to the increasing presence of uncrewed aircraft,” according to officials with Aviators Code Initiative.
Reilly is renowned in the warbird community for his restorations, including the rare XP-82 Twin Mustang, as well as his more than 5,500 hours as PIC.
The latest ForeFlight update includes mogas prices and availability, the ability to search for favorite or recent searches, a takeoff and landing summary, and more.
“Any ban of 100LL for piston-powered aircraft before an unleaded alternative is widely available poses a serious safety risk to pilots, carries economic consequences to thousands of local communities, and is a violation of current federal rules and regulations.”