Would you rather have a Cessna 172 orbiting above you or be parked in traffic on the interstate for several hours while law enforcement officers investigate an accident? The Wisconsin State Patrol has a pretty good idea what the answer is. The agency uses a 2001 Cessna 172SP for, among other things, accident investigation.
When new airplanes are unveiled these days, Larry Williams and the gang from Ballistic Recovery Systems are invariably at the announcements.
A family owned company is developing a emergency landing system for GA planes that uses three parachutes.
What are the top 10 pilot mistakes?
RotorWay International, the world’s oldest and largest kit helicopter manufacturer, debuted its next generation helicopter, the A600 Talon, at this summer’s AirVenture.
Everyone knows at least one pilot who has “the right stuff.”
Getting a T-shirt from a big show like AirVenture is cool enough for most kids, but 8-year-old Katherine Schwerman, from Genesee, Wis., took it to the next level. When the self-proclaimed aviation enthusiast went to the WASP exhibit, she got a lot more than she expected when she bought a shirt and some replica WASP wings.
You can tell a lot about a pilot by the pitot cover on his airplane. While there are many who go with the classic sleeve and the red REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT placard, there are those who — at least at airshows such as AirVenture — take the opportunity to get whimsical.
“Preaching to the choir”: GA advocates and elected officials rally Air Venture crowds against user fees
In the fight for user fees, the airlines are using a time-tested tactic: Divide and conquer.
Avemco Insurance Co. has lowered its rates and broadened its coverage on models ranging from technically advanced aircraft to homebuilts.