The FAA announced in an Oct. 27 news release that the agency has proposed a $3,685,000 civil penalty against NavWorx Inc. of Rowlett, Texas, for allegedly producing and selling Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transceivers that did not meet FAA requirements, and for allegedly misleading customers about those products.
Zenith CH 601 XL-B builder Steve Smith snapped this photo and noted a “Quick stop on a dry lake bed on the way to the Copperstate Fly-in. We could not pass up the opportunity to land on this dry lake bed in Western Utah on the way to Arizona.” The high-wing plane is a Zenith […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comPull of dry lake bed too strong to pass up for pair of Zenith
The shorter days of autumn and winter create an opportunity for pilots to see the world from a new perspective, and night flying can be truly spectacular. Being well-prepared for the aeronautical challenges that night flying poses will make the experience more rewarding, enjoyable, and safe.
An app for pilots but a little cheaper than Foreflight. I have used this app on my Ipad and have had good results so far currently, I am currently using the free version and will probably update to the paid version later.
It was Friday morning. The first day of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s last regional fly-in of the year in Tampa, Florida. I’d started the day early, but not bright. Les Smith, AOPA’s Senior Director of Pilot Community, and I met for breakfast before the sun dared show itself over the horizon. We had […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comSet yourself up to say yes
Fiji Airways executive general manager corporate affairs Shaenaz Voss confirmed the aircraft has cleared all mandatory tests … and a report is expected to be handed over to the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji.
Source: bingGrounded Fiji Airways aircraft back in service
Don’t you love it when a plan comes together? Footage has been released by the US Customs and Border Protection recently, showing some lovely drone shots of prototypes of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego. But in highlighting the wall that will “stop drugs from pouring into this country”, the video also shows how easy […]