Last year at Sun ‘n Fun Joe and Chris Gagliano, a father-son aerospace design team from Titusville, Fla., unveiled their design for a pusher prop inverted V-tail Light Sport Aircraft. This year they returned to report the proof of concept model has flown, and quite successfully.
Flying yourself to a show like Sun ‘n Fun is always exciting, but it was especially poignant for Herb Rose from Sacramento, Pa.
The Olson family, owners of Evergreen Airport (59S) in Vancouver, Wash., have sold the airport to a developer, Opus Northwest LLC. A closing date has been set for mid-July.
It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This becomes apparent as you prowl the rows of aircraft on display at air shows and notice which airplanes have the “Judge Me” placards on their propellers. If you spend any time with judges at these events you begin to spot the little details that take points off – as well as those that add points.
The Ford automobile and the airplane came on the American scene in 1903. Both were considered technological marvels of the modern age and it wasn’t long before inventors sought a way to combine the two and produce a flying car. Although many have tried, no one has been able to come up with a design that has been embraced on a commercial level.
It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. When it comes to the needs of a pet, some people can be quite inventive — and sometimes that inventiveness can lead to a new source of income.
When pilots in Washington State learned of legislation to require all automobile gas sold in the Evergreen State to contain ethanol, they went off like a stall warning horn.
Are you a diver? How would you like to dive on a B-29 that has sat undisturbed below the surface of Lake Mead near Boulder City, Nev., for the better part of the last century?
The better you plan, the better your day will be at a fly-in.