Brian Lindquist has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) company, as Regional Engine Manager for the Northwestern United States. Lindquist will be responsible for selling repair and overhaul services on Honeywell TFE731 engines and 36 series APU, and on Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305 engines.
How do you manage a 4.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale? “You take lots of Advanced Placement and Honors classes,” said Joshua Gutierrez, a 17-year-old honor student at Central Florida Aviation Academy, which is on the SUN ’n FUN campus.
Gutierrez has the highest GPA in his school and as a reward he earned a ride in the back seat of a T-6 Monday morning.
So says the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation. I don’t know much about helicopters — most general aviation pilots don’t. But these guys are grabbing attention and filling seats at airshows. And I had hardly heard of them before.
What sound? It’s the distinctive “whop-whop-whop” of a two-bladed Huey of Vietnam War fame. [Read more...]
The 38th annual Sun ’n Fun Fly-In kicks off Tuesday, March 27, at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Florida.
A full day of activities is planned, from forums to the airshow to the evening program featuring the Parris Island Marine Band, who are playing as part of the fly-in’s celebration of 100 years of Marine aviation.
Vertical Power has debuted the VP-400 system, a back-up EFIS that flies the aircraft safely to the best runway in an emergency, according to officials.
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s new Eagle Flights program, the aviation orientation program for adults, will have its official kickoff this summer with inaugural flights at the EAA AirVenture fly-in, which is scheduled for July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is teaming up with the IMC Club to host three instrument flying proficiency seminars at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, held July 23-29.
Calhoun Air Center at Calhoun County Airport in Texas has received the 2012 WOAW Certified Women Friendly Flight Training Facility seal by Women of Aviation Worldwide (WOAW). This is the second year the flight school has been awarded the seal.
It’s not often you can do something for the first time, again. Team RV has had a year to anticipate its return to Sun ’n Fun to debut its one-of-a-kind performance before aviation enthusiasts from all over the world.
Piper Aircraft is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary this week at Sun ’n Fun.