Aircraft: Cessna 172. Injuries: 3 Fatal. Location: Cold Springs, Nev. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: The pilot held an instrument rating and was flying the airplane for the owner, who did not hold an instrument rating, from the departure airport, where instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, to another airport, which was reported as under visual flight rules.
After 10 years as a CFI in Alaska, Drew Haag of Above Alaska Aviation has this advice for pilots looking to take that trip of a lifetime: Get some training while you are visiting “The Last Frontier.”
FreeFlight Systems has been selected by the FAA to provide upgraded ADS-B avionics for as many as 600 aircraft that were instrumental in the development of ADS-B in the Capstone Program.
Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) in northern Nevada, recently broke ground on a $6 million, 12,000-square-foot replacement for its former general aviation building. The new facility is slated for completion by the end of the year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane have named teams from Canby High School in Canby, Minnesota, and Saline High School in Saline, Michigan, as the winners of its nationwide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aviation design challenge competition.
Each winning team — consisting of four students, along with the teacher and a chaperone — will receive all-expense-paid trips to Glasair Aviation facilities in Arlington, Washington, to build a Glasair Sportsman aircraft over two weeks starting June 17.
RR Auction has slated a Space and Aviation Autograph and Artifact Auction featuring more than 850 museum quality artifacts from the Golden Age of aviation and space flight from May 16 to May 23.
EAA Chapter 1343 and GTO Aviation are hosting the second annual Steam Plant Fly-In and Expo Saturday June 22 at Sumner County Regional Airport (M33) in Tennessee.
JOPLIN/WEBB CITY, Mo. — Alpha Air Center of Joplin Regional Airport (KJL) is scheduled to complete a new, 5,000 square-foot executive terminal this summer.