WASHINGTON, D.C. — While testifying before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on reforming ATC, Hartzell Propeller President Joe Brown testified that he finds the idea of privatizing ATC troubling, noting that the U.S. skies belong to the people and should be managed by their elected representatives and the FAA, which can balance collective interests and adjudicate access.
Those attending will experience an evening filled with classical musical pieces, performed by a live symphony orchestra, all with a backdrop of aerial displays from vintage World War I and World War II aircraft. [Read more…]
WACO, Texas – Blackhawk Modifications has unveiled the new Blackhawk Vx Engine+ Upgrade package for the Cessna Caravan.
The upgrade includes an 850 SHP PT6A-42A engine with a newly designed and more efficient compressor, a lightweight composite cowling, new Hawkeye DigiLog gauges by Howell Instruments, as well as an optional MT 5-blade composite propeller assembly. [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International will hold a Connect event in Dayton, Ohio, on Sept 29-30, 2017.
The gathering will be held at the Marriott Hotel at the University of Dayton and begins with a tour of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park sites, including Hawthorn Hill, the Wright family mansion, Carillon Historical Park, Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and the Wright Cycle Company, and the Huffman-Prairie Flying Field, the location of Wright Brothers’ test flights. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the three-point landing roll at the airport in McLeansboro, Illinois, he failed to hold the stick all the way back, applied the brakes, and the Kitfox nosed down.
The pilot stated the “forward momentum caused him to apply the brakes harder.” [Read more…]
BasicMed is brand-spanking new. And the topic has created nearly endless discussion. Merits, drawbacks, pros, cons, and more are all fair game. A good amount of mis-information — sadly — seems to be feeding the fire.
For example, I’ve seen discussions centered around indicated versus true or calibrated airspeed. [Read more…]
Terry Hocking recently contributed an article to HometownFocus.us about his favorite day of the week: Wednesday. That’s when the airport bums gather at Range Regional Airport (KHIB) in Hibbing, Minn., for hangar flying and so much more. [Read more…]