The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), together with the Van Nuys Airport Association (VNAA) and the Southern California Aviation Association (SCAA) are hosting an event focused on careers in Business Aviation April 11.
This April 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: Kolb Mark3X. Injuries: 1 Fatal Location: Charleston, S.C. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: The accident flight was the first flight for the airplane. A review of the pilot’s records revealed that he did not have any flight time in the accident airplane make and model, nor had he ever logged any flight time in a tailwheel-equipped airplane.
Burlington, Wisc. – Knots 2U in December 2011 acquired Lakeland, Florida-based Globe Fiberglass. “The dust is pretty well settled and everything is in production here in Burlington now,” stated Knots 2U’s John Bailey. Knots 2U makes and sells parts for Aerostar, Beechcraft, Cessna, McDonnell-Douglas, Piper, Rockwell Commander and other makes. For more than 30 years Knots 2U has manufactured modification and replacement parts with more than 70 STCs and hundreds of PMAd parts. Knots 2U can be contacted at 262-763-5100.
This has actually been a banner year for general aviation, according to U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), who hosted a Town Hall Meeting Saturday morning on the Sun ’n Fun campus. “We got a lot done in the FAA reauthorization,” he reported.
The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) officially opened a Composite Squadron at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) on the Sun ’n Fun campus on Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Florida.
The AOPA Foundation has unveiled a plan to expand its Hat in the Ring Society and bestow four awards on those in the general aviation industry who have made significant strides in each of the categories.