ARLINGTON, Wash. — Arlington Flight Services, Inc. – the Avfuel-branded FBO at Arlington Municipal Airport (AWO), approximately 50 miles north of Seattle – is seeing an uptick in business as it and the airport continue to invest in improvements, including the availability of jet fuel, ramp construction, and the addition of self-serve fuel tanks.
Pilots flying large turbine-powered airplanes governed by Part 91F or flying as a fractional on-demand or Part 135 operation may need formal FAA approval to use an iPad in pursuit of a paperless cockpit. Now these pilots have some help from Sporty’s.
San Carlos Airport (SQL) in California will hold San Carlos Airport Day on Saturday, June 22, from 10 am to 3 pm. This free event features aircraft displays, exhibitors and vendors, activities and airplane rides for kids, food trucks, and airport tours.
WYOMING, Mich. — GRT Avionics has lowered prices on all of its EFIS systems by over 30%, while retaining all the features, according to company officials.
Aircraft: Beech F33A. Injuries: 2 Serious, 2 Minor. Location: Tarentum, Penn. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The airplane was one of several involved in a Young Eagles event that day to introduce students to general aviation. According to witnesses, the airplane began its takeoff roll at the approach end of runway 17, which was 3,550 feet long. The airplane swerved as it slowed, and then overran the departure end of the runway and down an embankment. Skid marks began approximately 712 feet prior to the end of the runway.
The two most common questions that I still get are: 1. What oil should I use in my aircraft engine? And 2. Are different brands and grades of oils compatible?
Disney has released a new trailer for its upcoming movie “Planes”. Check it out:
For the ninth time and the second year in a row, the Golden Eagles flight team from Embry-Riddle’s Prescott, Ariz., campus has won the Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) national competition sponsored by the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA).
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has proclaimed May as “General Aviation Appreciation Month.”