A new radio network devoted to aviation debuted Feb. 1.
The Cavanaugh Flight Museum and the Commemorative Air Force (formerly Confederate Air Force) have reached an agreement to get the world’s only airworthy B-29 back in the air.
The fall-out from the Congressional impasse on the pending FAA Reauthorization continues.
Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed a material that can repel oil.
A pilot experiencing a probable control surface failure deployed a Ballistic Recovery Systems whole aircraft parachute at Laurel, Maryland, near Washington, D.C., on Jan. 5, becoming the 208th save documented by the use of the parachutes.
These February 2006 accident reports are provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, they are intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
In your Dec. 7, 2007, issue, in the article about David Tallichet (“David Tallichet, restaurant pioneer and airplane collector, dies at 84″), I found one lonely sentence that really caught my attention. “He found another fleet of Martin B-26s in western Canada, where the whole lot had crashed on the way to Alaska.” What a wonderful, colorful story has been missed here.
“These guys are heroes and we can’t forget them.”