MONTGOMERY, Texas — Aviation-themed furniture has been huge in recent years. But for aviation aficionados, who are looking to furnish an upscale home or a small to medium sized office, most of the pieces on the market are too large, too awkward, or simply too much metal to be gracefully worked into an interior design.
The pilot of the amphibious Lake LA 4 reported he made a normal approach to landing with near glassy water conditions at a lake near Glenwood, Minnesota. Shortly after contact with the water, the right sponson separated and the right wing hit the water, causing the airplane to spin 180° and come to a stop. [Read more…]
“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.
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…]