Oklahoma’s Governor Mary Fallin has signed HB 1009, adding aviation and fly-ins to the state’s recreational use statute covering non-public lands.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The GEICO Skytypers will participate in the 2013 Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival taking place May 31-June 2.
Michelin Aircraft Tire introduced a mobile application for aircraft mechanics, private pilots, airlines, military operators and others who have an interest in or use for aircraft tires. The app shows how to maintain Michelin tires to maximize tire performance and minimize costs.
Aircraft: Piper Arrow III. Injuries: None. Location: Grand Forks, N.D. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The student pilot and flight instructor were practicing a simulated forced landing to a runway. [Read more...]
Where are the best places to fly? We’re asking our readers to share their favorite destinations in our next print issue. Don’t just tell us where you fly, but why it’s your favorite. What makes it special? When is the best time to go? Any advice for pilots who have never been before? Tips on the area airports, access to local transportation, local amenities or “must-see” sites are welcome.
And don’t forget to send in photos of your adventures. Who knows? You may find them printed in our June 7 issue! Please note that for print we need high resolution photos.
Send comments and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Destinations in the subject line. If you’d prefer, you can add your comments below.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill introduced in Congress May 6 requiring the FAA to set a date for implementing changes in Part 23 is only a part of major changes for certification of aircraft and aircraft products.
For the past 18 months, 180 people have been working on an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to arrive at recommendations with the goal, as stated by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, of “doubling safety and cutting certification costs in half.”
Academy Award winner Cliff Robertson was a talented actor and a skilled and accomplished aviator and no doubt both will be featured prominently in a planned documentary to honor him.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation has established a new grant program for non-profit organizations doing charitable work through general aviation.
Grants of up to $10,000 [Read more...]
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate approval from the FAA to incorporate the Garmin G1000 avionics suite into new twin-engine Piper Seneca V aircraft models for delivery beginning this year.