A small airplane crashes in a thunderstorm. The passengers who survive the crash sue the pilot’s estate for negligence. The pilot’s family files a lawsuit against the FAA, the National Weather Service and the FBO claiming the weather briefing the pilot got from the FBO and Flight Service was not accurate as to the severity of the storm. The aircraft manufacturer is also named on the grounds its training program did not adequately prepare the pilot for flight in those conditions.
The term “Skunk Works” is synonymous with the research and development department of the Lockheed Martin Co.
Cirrus Design Corp. is being sued by the estates of two Michigan men who were killed in the crash of an SR22 in January 2003.
For many children, their first taste of the world outside of school and family comes through a scouting program.
You don’t have to own an airplane to get children involved in aviation. There are a multitude of things you can do to encourage their interest without breaking the bank.
Did you know what career you wanted when you were 14 years old? Students at Aviation High School in New York know.
When you were in high school, were you one of those kids who preferred to draw airplanes rather than read a textbook? Although you may have earned detention for that, students at the newly created Wathen Aviation High School in Riverside, Calif., may be encouraged to do it.
Landmarks make a city. Can you imagine Seattle without the Space Needle or St. Louis without the arch?
The storms may have passed, but the effects of hurricanes Katrina and Rita will be felt at airports in the Gulf Coast for a long time to come.