AppStrap has released a new kneeboard for the iPad Mini. The new product uses a form-fitting gel-case to enclose the Mini, along with a nylon leg strap and buckle that attaches to the iPad with its Velcro mating design.
Just released by ASA is the third edition of The Turbine Pilot’s Flight Manual.
Aircraft: Cessna 210. Injuries: None. Location: Abilene, Texas. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot departed on a 615-nautical mile cross-country flight. He determined the flight would take him about four hours and 15 minutes. He had about five and a half hours of fuel on-board.
Every year since 2004, the Iowa Department of Transportation holds a photography contest to celebrate aviation in the state.
The contest showcases the wide range of aviation activity connected to Iowa, notes Tim McClung of the Iowa DOT Office of Aviation. “Aviation is an integral component in Iowa’s economy, and it’s important to be able to show citizens and decision makers how the aviation system is used,” he said.
AVweb is reporting that the State of New Mexico has abandoned plans to ban seaplanes from landing on lakes in its state parks, thanks, it would seem, by a lobbying effort among seaplane pilots.
PORT LAVACA, Texas — The 2012 Air Race Classic Champions, Dianna Stanger and Victoria Holt, also known as The Racing Aces, have bestowed a $5,000 flight training scholarship on Whitney Brouwer made up of their winning purse and sponsorship money from the race.
Lichtenstein, Saxony (Germany) — Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH (TAE) is celebrating a series of anniversaries at the end of this year. Centurion series engines for general aviation aircraft have been manufactured in serial production for 10 years. More than 3,500 new engines were delivered during this time. Officially, Centurion engines have cumulated more than 3.5 million flying hours to date.
Overall Manufacturing of Scappoose Oregon, reports it has obtained exclusive rights to the Florian Rotary Pinker. The hand-held rotary pinker has been used for decades in the covering of fabric aircraft.