While conventional wisdom says you shouldn’t mix different brands of oil in your aircraft engine, our expert says otherwise.
The FAA is establishing a Pilot Mental Health Aviation Rulemaking Committee “to provide recommendations on breaking down the barriers that prevent pilots from reporting mental health issues to the agency,” according to FAA officials.
West Star Aviation Academy will accelerate the skill development and abilities required to certify new technicians more quickly than the industry’s traditional 18-30-month on-the-job apprenticeship program,” company officials said in a press release.
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Samson Sky’s flying car, the Switchblade, recently completed its maiden flight at Grant County International Airport (KMWH) in Washington state.
After more than six years in the making, Valdor Aircraft has received an STC from Transport Canada to replace the original piston engines on the legendary deHavilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver with turboprop engines from Pratt & Whitney Canada, along with the installation of BX wings, built at the company’s plant in Val-D’Or, France.
The land was previously a crop duster dirt airstrip in the 1970s, but has been abandoned for several decades, according to officials, who note this is the first airfield to open in Texas since 2008.
The Next Generation Chrome-Free Epoxy Primer, a two-component, corrosion-inhibitive primer that contains no chromate, is designed for all types of aircraft, including general aviation aircraft.
Mac, a private pilot in California asks: With the cost of airplane rentals so high, do you have any tips on the best way to maximize hours to keep current? Absolutely, says our expert: Plane sharing.