Aircraft pilot

Aviation Academy students make their first solo flights | New

Two students take off thanks to the Aviation Academy of the Sainte-Croix vocational and technical training center. Carlos Alexander, senior at St. Croix Educational Complex and Cylius Gordon, senior at St. Croix Central High School, recently completed their first solo flights, the first step towards obtaining a pilot’s license. CETC …

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Senders brace for another pandemic of Christmas gifts

By DAVID SHARP Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of year for the U.S. Postal Service: sick and quarantined workers, a flood of shoppers’ packages loath to put the feet in stores and a last minute dump of packages …

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Charles B. Mathews, Major, US Air Force Pilot, Korean Air Force Chief, NATO International Staff, Brussels, Belgium – The Andalousia Star-News

The author lost a friend and the nation lost a great patriot with the death of Charles B. Mathews, Major of the US Air Force [Ret.] October 11, 2021. Charlie was originally from Andalucia, Alabama, and the son of Major Don S. Mathews, a WWII and Korean War veteran. Charles …

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Israeli Air Force F-16A sidestick that hit Osirak nuclear reactor during Operation Opera up for auction

F-16A’s side-stick controller # 78-0322 is up for auction. The Israeli Air Force veteran was one of six who bombed Iraq’s Osirak nuclear reactor during Operation Opera in 1981. F-16A Netz side stick controller # 78-0322 is up for auction. As Alert5 pointed out, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) veteran …

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Airmen interested in learning the fundamentals of aviation and becoming a Classified Officer can apply for the Listed Readiness Program until December 31> Air Force> Post Display

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) – The Air Force has extended the deadline for Airmen applying for the evaluated readiness program until December 31. Active-duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming ranked officers have until December 31 to apply for the Air Force’s Spring 2022 Classified …

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4K video display to replace the cockpit window of NASA’s Supersonic X-59

At the Langley Research Center in Virginia, USA, NASA completed its final round of tests on the External Vision System (XVS) 4K video display for the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft from the ‘agency. The XVS is designed to replace the x-59’s forward-facing cockpit window and will offer “an …

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What we have learned so far from the revolutionary new tracking of the MH370

Surprising new clues have been revealed by the new tracking of the MH370 by aerospace engineer Richard Godfrey using the revolutionary new tracking technology called Weak signal propagation (WSPR). The MH370 went missing on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, killing 239 souls. READ: WSPRnet …

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Why this trail of corkscrews on Saint-Louis may surprise you

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – An airplane left a strange contrail in the sky over Saint-Louis this morning. This has left many people wondering how a cloud can take the shape of a corkscrew that seems to be miles long. If the pilot distorted the aircraft’s flight path, he would certainly …

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Plane Crash Pilot’s Remains Will Be Taken Back to Pahang | Malaysia

The remains of the late Captain Mohamad Affendi Bustamy are placed in a hearse outside the forensic unit at Seberang Jaya Hospital on November 17, 2021. – Photo by Sayuti Zainudin SEBERANG PERAI, November 17 – The remains of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) pilot who was killed when …

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Chronology of the A350F in the “right place” for single-pilot operations: Faury | New

Airbus doesn’t specifically tie its new A350F to single-pilot operations, but it does recognize that the entry-into-service schedule coincides with the initial concept testing schedule – and that it could serve as a platform. The American lessor Air Lease has become the launch customer of the freighter, a five-frame shrinkage …

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