“Our passion and dedication to providing quality aircraft tugs is already well known throughout the general aviation industry. We are pleased to offer a wider range of aircraft tugs in 2017.” The company revealed that its new 2017 product line has …
Source: bingTNA 2017 Product Line to be Assembled in the United States
The airplane then travelled across the ramp at the airport in Lewiston, Maine, and hit two parked airplanes, resulting in substantial damage to the 185’s left elevator. The airplane then went through an opening in a snowbank and came to rest about 150 …
Source: bing185’s starting procedure goes awry
Several Events To Be Held During The Year This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Young Eagles program, which began in 1992 and has provided more than 2 million young people ages 8-17 with an introduction to the world of personal aviation.
Source: aero newsEAA Celebrates 25 Years Of Young Eagles
New Features Help In Preflight Planning, Flight, And Logging ForeFlight has released version 8.3, the first major update of the popular flight planning app for 2017. The company has posted information on its website to explain some of the new features included in the update.
Source: aero newsFirst ForeFlight Update For 2017 Now Available
Says Everything That Can Be Done Must Be Done To Save Airport The Santa Monica Airport Association is not going to just roll over and allow the FAA and the city to close the airport in 2028.
Source: aero newsSanta Monica Airport Association Vows To Fight On
The Courier newspaper reports that there will be a public ribbon cutting at the General Aviation Services hangar where the airplane will be kept in March, with WWII veterans in attendance. The first public event will be held in April. The airplane will be …
Source: bingB-17 Flying Fortress To Be Based At Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport
APB, a new crime drama launching on Fox later this month, offers an interesting and fairly realistic prediction of how drone technology could be applied in the world of law enforcement. Gideon Reeves is a billionaire used to getting what he wants, when he wants it. That much is clear in a matter of minutes. […]
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Source: Quadcopter/Drone newsAPB – Drones Meet Law Enforcement in Fox Crime Drama
When a Cessna 182T single-engine airplane crashed a mile short of a Texas airport in 1.5-mile visibility, broken clouds at 800 feet, a 1,300-foot overcast, and “heavy drizzle,” the impact occurred, investigators said, “in a nose-low attitude, consistent with a stall/spin.”
Source: aopaIFR Fix: AOA and IMC
Airline crew members are not exempt from the new U.S. travel ban that restricts the entry into the U.S. of non-citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somali, Sudan and Yemen, according to the Air Line Pilots Association. “We recommend that green-card holders from the above countries not accept assignments outside the U.S. until the government has confirmed that they will be permitted to return to the U.S. without challenge,” ALPA wrote on Monday.
Source: avwebTravel Ban Affects Airline Crews
A blanket order from the Trump administration to place a 60-day hold on all new federal regulations may affect the finalization of the FAA’s new third-class medical rules, EAA said this week. Under the hold, implementation would be delayed from May 1 until July 1. “Such a freeze is not unprecedented when a new administration and party enters the White House,” said Sean Elliott, EAA’s vice president of advocacy.
Source: avwebNew Federal Officials Delay Medical Reform; ATC Privatization Back In Play