The difference between the RON and the MON is called the fuels sensitivity. Most typical fuels have a sensitivity of around eight numbers. But occasionally there will be a fuel with a 10 to 12 sensitivity, which does not perform as well in the field.
A recent photo captures the achievement of a dream Larry Ebert has had since he became a pilot: Having his own grass runway on his family farm.
It was January 1989 and I was 42 years old. That’s later in life than flight training usually begins, but sometimes dreams just can’t be denied.
There will come a time in my life when I must quit flying. This is the big creeping dread that hangs around in the back of my mind. It scares me.
The dad of an airline-bound student pilot writes: I know I probably shouldn’t, but I find myself reading about pretty much every small airplane crash online, and much of the time I find myself shaking my head and asking myself, “What was the pilot thinking?” So that’s my question: Don’t they teach pilots to think in flight school? Or is it all just about how to operate the controls?
What’s so special about this air show? For starters, it is the only air show in the United States where supersonic speed is permitted. On the Saturday I attended, there were no less than four sonic booms during the day’s flying!
Power Flow Systems hit a milestone in early 2023: Delivering 6,500 systems since the first tuned exhaust system was shipped in 1999.
The awards for flight instructor, aviation technician, and FAASTeam representative of the year will be presented by the FAA at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023.
The new platform allows general aviation aircraft owners to get a customized insurance policy online in a matter of minutes, with no need for a middleman.