KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hangar Ten, an aviation services provider at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC), has named Larry Peet as Director of Sales for its new aircraft sales initiative.
Nine CFIs were recently accredited as Masters by Master Instructors LLC, the international Master Instructor accrediting authority.
Aircraft: Cessna 177. Injuries: None. Location: Boone, N.C. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot, who was attempting to land, overflew the runway to determine the wind direction and velocity. [Read more...]
Transitioning from flying a Cessna 152 to an RV-7 is a lot like learning to drive in the family station wagon, then getting a Porsche. You can’t help but envy the guys who get to do it. Scott Sundstrom from Friendswood, Texas, had that very experience just in time for last summer’s AirVenture. Scott, accompanied by his father Steven, made the trip to the annual show in the RV-7 they’d just finished building.
Last week your bloggers received news that Chevron appears to be departing the avgas distribution business. We called Hank Maierhoffer, manager of the Plantation Airpark in Sylvania, Ga., (JYL) who confirmed that his avgas supplier, Chevron, is ending sales of avgas and has covered up his Chevron sign.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has launched a new aviation finance company [Read more...]
Saker Aircraft Corp. has introduced the Saker S-1, which company officials claim will be “one of the world’s fastest and most efficient civilian aircraft available for purchase when it receives FAA and EASA certification and goes into production.”
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Chattahoochee Valley Chapter 677 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA 677), based at Columbus Airport (CSG), has awarded two full scholarships to the EAA Air Academy to 14-year-old Frank Lumpkin IV of Columbus and 16-year-old Christian J. “CJ” Arnold of Salem, Alabama.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Banyan Pilot Shop team has launched its “June is Father’s Day All Month Long,” promotion which includes an on-line Father’s Day Gift Guide and a $250 drawing for a gift card.