The worldwide fleet of Beechcraft King Air turboprops has topped 60 million flight hours.
As part of its 65th anniversary celebrations, Tecnam debuted the Tecnam Astore next-generation Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) at AERO 2013 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
LONGMONT, COLORADO — Master Instructors has overhauled its entire website and established a presence on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
AERO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY – Jeppesen now offers customers delivery of its e-book training textbooks and materials directly through its JeppDirect.com site for use with Apple iOS and Android devices, as well as for PC and Mac computers.
Aircraft: RANS S12. Injuries: 1 Minor. Location: Fort Collins, Colo. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot was conducting an off-airport precautionary landing due to an unanticipated gusting wind and turbulence.
The more enjoyable the learning process, the better a student will retain the material. If you can involve laughter in the process, retention rate soars. This explains why we remember lines from movies such as “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” but have a hard time remembering how to do algebra. There is a lot to learn in aviation, and no one makes it more fun than aviation educator and humorist Rod Machado.
A major change has been made to the medical certification process for several common diagnoses that previously required a special issuance and a review process by the FAA prior to issuing a medical certificate. According to a report at EAA.org, under the new policy applicants with arthritis, asthma, glaucoma, chronic hepatitis C, hypertension, hypothyroidism, migraine and chronic headache, pre-diabetes, and renal cancer can receive their medical certificates directly from their AME.
According to a report in the Wichita Eagle, Bill Boisture, CEO of the newly reorganized Beechcraft Corp., told the Wichita Aero Club on Monday that as the company emerges from bankruptcy, it is “a healthy company with a good future. We’ve got ourselves on a good foundation now.”
The New Hampshire Aviation Historical Society (NHAHS) will honor the lifetime aviation contributions of James Tamposi, Sr. of Nashua at the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire on Saturday, June 29, at 11 am.
WomenVenture, Women in Aviation, International’s collaborative program with the Experimental Aircraft Association, is now in its sixth year and will be expanded during this year’s EAA AirVenture with a group lunch.