Aircraft Spruce & Specialty has launched “Perspectives on Homebuilding,” an online magazine that will share the perspectives of those involved in homebuilding general aviation aircraft. The inaugural issue features the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Paul and Tom Poberezny.
This March 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: Piper Arrow. Injuries: None. Location: Eliza Island, Wash. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The accident flight was the first after the airplane had undergone annual inspection. About 10 to 15 minutes into the flight, the engine experienced a total loss of power.
Washington, DC – William E. Hunter and Michael P. McCullough, were awarded the 2012 Donald A. Baldwin Sr. Business Aviation Management Scholarship during the 2012 NBAA Leadership Conference held in San Diego, CA. The Baldwin scholarship benefits individuals seeking to become NBAA Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs).
While Sebring 2012 crowds were the best ever and plentiful aircraft made for good shopping resulting in a flurry of sales, one of the best aspects of Sebring 2012 was ideal weather. Numerous pilots experienced some of their final choices before handing over the cash. Such perfect conditions also allowed reporters to get in on the action. More detailed reports will follow but now I am pleased to offer a mini-report on the Alto 100.
Wicks Aircraft Supply has reached an agreement with Oshkosh-based Sonex Aircraft to supply the hardware kits for its new Onex (pronounced “one-x”).
Universal Avionics will host a reception to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) during the 55th Annual AEA International Convention and Trade Show in Washington, D.C. The benefit will be held on Wednesday, April 4, from 1:30-3:30pm in Universal Avionics’ Booth 201.
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will hold its Spring membership meeting on Thursday, March 29, and Friday, March 30, in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to association business and networking, attendees will have the opportunity to hear three speakers, including Dick Rutan and Clay Lacy.
MT-Propeller Entwicklung GmbH has received an FAA STC for the next generation 5-blade scimitar composite propeller MTV-27-1-E-C-F-R(G)/CFRL250-55b on the Dornier Do228-100, -200 Series Series with Honeywell TPE331-5-252D, TPE331-5B-252D or TPE331-10T-511D, or TPE331-10P-511D engines.