One of the more common conversations around the water cooler these days concerns our younger generations and how they have trouble seeing past their iPads and cell phones to the world beyond.
Careers in aviation are nothing if not dynamic.
I was speaking to a group of pilots a few years back when one of them asked about a story I wrote a decade before on the London-to-Sydney Air Race.
Eclipse Aerospace announced a new package of safety enhancements available for existing Eclipse Jet owners.
Cessna Aircraft Company announced new leadership appointments positively impacting the company’s Citation business jets.
Dual Electronics announced that their XGPS170 GPS + ADS-B Receiver is now compatible with the WSI Pilotbrief Optima for iPad.
Cirrus Aircraft announced impressive airplane delivery results for the second quarter of 2013 with 79 Cirrus aircraft delivered to customers worldwide, up 32 percent over the same period in 2012.
Wipaire announced the certification of Wipline 8750 on the new Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX and Grand Caravan.
That’s the question that pops into my mind, 10 minutes into my Magnaghi Sky Arrow 600 demo flight with Hansen Air Group’s Mike Hansen.
So far, the flight was going well, but I couldn’t shake the feeling that things were going almost too well.
If I were to declare that an approach and landing in a twin-engine airplane with one engine inoperative is essentially the same as a two-engine approach and landing.
Jon Hansen has been a major player in the LSA movement since it was merely a twinkle in the FAA’s eye.
I knew I was in for a special treat when I received Doug Rozendaal’s message.
Aviation educators like to hope that all pilots learned everything they’ll ever need to know about stalls when they earned their private pilot’s license.
I recently stumbled across the study, which was sponsored by the FAA’s Office of Aerospace Medicine. I don’t recall hearing about it when it was completed in May of 2006.
“How ya gonna keep ’em down on the farm…after they’ve seen Paree?” That’s a timely reprise of an old show tune to bring our attention to the Paris Air Show, which is sending out some ripples in the “What’s New” Dept.. I’m always thinking about electric flight. If we manage to survive as a species more »
Rather than just hand-wringing at the inability of general aviation to bring its accident rates in line with those of the scheduled airlines, the NTSB is trying to cajole and educate pilots and others who might have some influence.
Roaming through the expansive winged carnival that is the annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, I fairly marvel each year at how much changes from visit to visit—and how much doesn’t.