Aircraft pilot

FAA rushed oversight of crashes caused by pilot error and failed to inspect planes purchased overseas for Southwest Airlines

The United States Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has alert the President and Congress that a investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Department of Transportation, disclosed inadequate safety reports of major incidents caused by pilot error, and failed to properly inspect aircraft purchased overseas for Southwest Airlines (Southwest ). …

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Angelo State Joins Southwest Airlines Pilot Recruitment Program

Angelo State University and Southwest Airlines announced ASU as a university partner in the airline’s Destination 225 Pilot Recruitment Program, which will provide ASU commercial aviation students with a defined pathway to qualify competitively. for career opportunities with Southwest Airlines. On a compass, 225 is the southwest directional heading, and …

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uAvionix multifunction display approved for Canadian aircraft

Under the FAA’s Non-Required Safety Enhancement Equipment (NORSEE) exemption, the uAvionix AV-20-S multifunction display is now legal for Canadian aircraft. The device acts as a 12-in-1 mini display, where in-flight information is displayed on a matte digital display. The AV-20-S fits any standard 2 ¼ inch round instrument aperture, making …

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I entered the secret room where pilots sleep on long-haul flights. I think it’s the best seat on the whole plane.

The Insider author visited the room where pilots rest on Air New Zealand’s Boeing 777-300ERs.Monica Humphries / Insider Pilots take turns on long-haul flights. When not flying, they rest in hidden parts of the plane. On an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER, I visited the secret area where pilots sleep …

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US Air Force suspends some operations due to pilot ejection seat issues

U.S. Air Force F-35A jets from the 388th and 428th Fighter Wings form in an “elephant march” during an exercise at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, U.S., January 6 2020. US Air Force/R. Nial Bradshaw/Handout via REUTERS. Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) …

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Woman battling cancer ticks flying a plane off her to-do list

TAMPA, Florida. >> Growing up, Christina Wood never considered becoming a pilot. It was the 1960s – her brothers were in college, her sisters in nursing school. She became a photographer instead, like her great-grandfather. But the subjects of her work appealed to her most – the glittering fighter planes …

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Tomorrow’s ‘Top Gun’ could have a drone wingman and use AI

FARNBOROUGH, England — Maverick’s next wingman could be a drone.In the movies, fighter pilots are portrayed as highly skilled military aviators with the skills and experience to defeat opponents in thrilling dogfights. New technologies, however, are set to redefine what it means to be a ‘Top Gun’, as algorithms, data …

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Delta Air Lines and Wheels Up Partner to Expand Pilot Pipeline Program

Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE:DAL) Propel College Path program is adding a new partner as it seeks to expand its talent pool to recruit more pilots. Wheels Up (NYSE: UP), the member-based private aircraft operator, will become the first Part 135 partner to join the Propel program, offering its pilots a …

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NTSB report details Miami jet landing gear collapse

Pilots of a Red Air jet felt increasing vibrations on the left side of the plane before its left landing gear collapsed last month, knocking it off a runway at the airport Miami International, the National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday. The council released a preliminary report that provided new …

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Deadly firefighting plane crashes in Portugal and the United States

A helicopter operated by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office that was helping firefighters battle a wildfire in the US state of New Mexico on Saturday July 16, crashed with four people on board. Although operated by law enforcement, the Bell UH-1H Huey designated N911SZ, with serial number 70-16431, was reportedly …

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United Airlines suspends service at Sonoma County airport; launch of new Santa Rosa flights

United Airlines plans to suspend service from Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport indefinitely beginning Nov. 1, citing continued pilot shortages, airport manager Jon Stout said Friday night. The airline, which serves the San Francisco and Denver markets from Santa Rosa, never resumed flights to Denver after first suspending all service …

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Digital co-pilot approach reduces pilot workload, OEMs say

Major avionics companies are seeing cockpit automation play an increasing role in reducing pilot workload in commercial and general aviation aircraft. Pilot workload reduction should and will remain a focus of cockpit automation in the short term, they say. “Simplifying pilot workload during the most critical and complex phases of …

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Pilot shortage forces airlines to withdraw service from small towns

All of this should be completed in September. American airlines (AAL), the only carrier with scheduled service to Dubuque, is dropping routes due to a lack of pilots needed to staff the regional jets serving the airport. The airline is also dropping service to Islip, New York, east Long Island, …

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Huge crowds gather at Selfridge Air Show to see ‘what keeps our country safe’ – Macomb Daily

Thousands of spectators watched Sunday’s air show from just about every place they could fit in – from inside Selfridge Air National Guard Base, to a tailgating party and in Lake St. Clair. There was no official attendance available on Sunday evening for the two-day Selfridge Open House & Air …

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Aircraft computer market size worth $8.7 billion by

New York, July 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aircraft Computer Market Overview According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “aircraft computer market Insights by End User, Platform, Component and Region – Forecast to 2030the market is expected to reach $8.7 billion by 2030 with a healthy …

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Pilot escapes injury in plane crash at Petaluma airport

PETALUMA, Calif. — A pilot crash-landed in a hangar at Petaluma Municipal Airport on Sunday but suffered no injuries, authorities said. Petaluma Fire Department and Rancho Adobe Fire emergency personnel were dispatched around 6:45 p.m. Sunday to report a plane in a hangar and were on the scene within minutes, …

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Is it better to be lucky or good? Yes

Is it better to be lucky than good? False choice. Cover the board and aim for the lucky two and well, although this philosophical mobius strip leads to the inevitable conclusion that skill has a lot to do with luck. I’m chatting about this because just six months ago I …

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Washoe County Sheriff: Always ready to answer

Memorable mission Deputy Baumann told the story of a very difficult rescue that took all of his skill and judgment to be absolutely on point It was the last weekend of January 2021, and we had already done a morning search mission in Kiowa. We found and guided researchers and …

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Improved approach angles – ​​​​​​​AOPA Pilot Information Center

Energy management based solely on visual cues can result in aircraft performance hunting. Before finding a way to record and correct each approach, you must first have the basic parameters required to achieve specific aircraft performance for a stabilized approach. In order to establish some sort of measurable performance numbers …

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Royal Aviation Museum pays tribute to children and pilot who died in plane crash 50 years ago

The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada strives to honor the children and the pilot who died 50 years ago in the Linwood Street tragedy. On June 24, 1972, a plane carrying eight residential school students to the Cree Nation of Bunibonibee crashed into a vacant lot on Linwood Street. …

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The Russian Air Force suffered heavy wartime losses; rely on retired pilots according to British intelligence

Due to the heavy losses of fighter pilots in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense is now employing retired pilots to operate the fighter jets for aerial combat maneuvers, the UK has revealed. in its latest intelligence update. He cited the growing death toll among Russian …

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Rally in the Swamp > Air Force Reserve Command > News Article

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Members of the 815th Airlift Squadron, an Air Force Reserve unit at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, delivered cargo, personnel and provided air support for Rally in the Swamp June 7-9, 2022. This year, the 22nd Air Force exercise, Rally in the Swamp, …

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The cause of the 2019 plane crash that killed a veteran military pilot remains a mystery

MIDDLEBURG, Florida. – More than two and a half years after a small plane crashed in Clay County, killing a 72-year-old pilot, questions remain as to what caused him to hit power lines. Investigators say the retired commercial pilot was killed on October 31, 2019, when his Van’s RV-4 plane …

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Pilots had ‘vicious argument’ which may have caused UK’s deadliest plane crash

Just before the UK’s deadliest air crash, the pilot of the plane was embroiled in what one witness called ‘the most violent argument he had ever heard’. British European Airways Flight 548 was a scheduled passenger flight from London Heathrow to Brussels which crashed near Staines, Middlesex shortly after takeoff …

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Pilot to Discuss Reno Air Races Experience | New

MOJAVE — The annual National Championship Air Races, held in Reno, Nevada, are a spectacle of powerful planes racing around an airstrip 50 feet above the ground. The races’ seven classes include everything from hot-blooded warbirds to jets, sleek craft racers to biplanes. The Formula 1 class, in which the …

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Pilot of Sunshine Coast light plane crash recalls ‘terrifying’ crash landing at Imbil

Vic Pisani feared the worst when the propeller of his single-engine plane stopped moving in the air. He said he made a distress call and spoke to another pilot as his helpless craft “turned into a glider” due to descend south of Gympie. “The guy on the other plane was …

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The first flight of the Britten-Norman Islander

Monday June 13 marks the 57th anniversary of the first flight of the Britten-Norman Islander. Powered by a pair of Royce/Continental IO-360B piston engines, the BN-2 Islander prototype was shown to the world four days later at the Paris Air Show. A repainted Defender version of the aircraft. Photo: Britten …

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US Air Force to upgrade C-5M Super Galaxy cockpit controls and displays

The Air Force’s largest cargo plane will undergo an avionics upgrade program, including a high-resolution, large-area cockpit display system from Intellisense. (Photo courtesy of Intellisense) The US Air Force is upgrading its fleet of C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft with new cockpit displays under a recently announced contract with Intellisense …

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Marine plane crashes in Imperial County

A military plane belonging to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing crashed Wednesday in southeastern California, just north of the Mexican border, according to Kristopher Haugh, public affairs officer at Naval Air Facility El Centro. There was no immediate information about casualties or property damage to the ground due to the …

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US Navy pilot killed in fighter plane crash in California desert | US Army

A US Navy lieutenant died when his fighter jet crashed in the California desert late last week, military officials said Sunday night. Slain pilot Richard Bullock was flying his F/A-18 Super Hornet on a training mission Friday afternoon when the plane crashed in a remote, uninhabited area near Trona, an …

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Norfolk Public Schools Should Embrace Aviation Diversity – The Virginian-Pilot

Bonita Anthony is a Norfolk resident, student pilot, former FAA engineer, and administrator at Virginia State University’s College of Engineering and Technology. (Courtesy of Bonita Anthony) Norfolk can win by lifting up the most vulnerable and underserved when it provides pathways into aviation. Recent events like ‘Norfolk Can Fly’ show …

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Model aircraft enthusiasts flying high with replica warbirds | Western Colorado

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Man faces multiple charges, including pointing laser at BSO Aviation Unit – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An 18-year-old Coral Springs man has been arrested after being charged with using blue lights in his vehicle, fleeing, escaping and pointing a laser light at a pilot. Fort Lauderdale police said around 11:58 p.m. Friday night, they were notified by the Broward Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit …

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21Country: Fort Wayne Flight Tours

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WPTA21) – Despite looming storms on Saturday, dozens of cars waited out the downpour in the Fort Wayne Flying Circuits headquarters parking lot near Webster Road in New Haven. As the sun began to break through the clouds and the rain subsided, anxious remote control (RC) pilots …

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The 2nd F-35B Fighter Attack Squadron is now fully operational in Japan as part of the US-China “war of words”

With 32 F-35B stealth fighter jets, US Marine Corps Fighter Attack Squadron 242 in Iwakuni, Japan, was recently declared fully operational, greatly reinforcing the shared US-Japan vision of an Indo-Pacific free and open. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 achieved full operational capability (FOC) on 17 May 2022, and approximately …

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These are five other major Indian aircraft disasters

On May 22, 2010, an Air India Express plane overran the runway at Mangalore Airport and fell into a gorge. The crash claimed 158 lives, leaving only eight survivors. A court of inquiry into the crash concluded that the direct cause of the accident was the aircraft’s captain’s failure to …

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Former A-10 pilot explains how he was able to listen to music (also via KC-10 Tankers) aboard his Warthog while flying across the country

Fighter pilots are not permitted to carry music players with them. However, many fighter pilots break this rule. They simply receive headphones that do not conflict with the radio headphones of the helmet. Fighter pilots are not allowed to carry electronic devices with them. This includes music players. The chances …

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Aviation authority warns pilots and airlines of dangerous weather conditions

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution in the face of hazardous weather conditions for aviation during the rainy season. This circular follows the advent of the seasonal climate forecast published for the year 2022 by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency. This warning …

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Oxfordshire model plane pilots hope they’ve done enough to secure Guinness World Record

The sky above a remote bridleway near East Hanney came alive with the sound of more than two dozen planes. Squinting through the pounding clouds above the South Oxfordshire base of the North Berks Radio Model Aircraft Society, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were watching an impromptu air show …

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Midlands pilots whose plane crashed in the English Channel ‘are not qualified to fly in clouds’

A former mechanic from Birmingham and his co-pilot from Stratford whose plane lost contact with air traffic control over the English Channel were not qualified to fly in cloud, air accident investigators have said. Brian Statham, who last lived in Solihull and previously had a garage in Castle Vale, Erdington, …

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Republic Airways wants the FAA to cut pilot training time in half

The pilot shortage does not only affect the major airlines. Even regional airlines are feeling the brunt of this, as this is where the major carriers have been able to select pilots when needed. But now the nation’s second regional airline is asking the Federal Aviation Administration to make a …

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USAF AMC completes longest flight with KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

The 349th Air Refueling Squadron pilot checks flight path details, live weather updates, air traffic and flight plans using a Stratus washer. Credit: USAF Photo by Airman Brenden Beezley. Airmen from the United States Air Force (USAF) 22nd Air Refueling Wing (ARW) completed a successful 24.2 hour flight on a …

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Billions wasted? Why the aircraft carrier could be a giant paper tiger

Why the US Navy’s aircraft carrier could end up being as obsolete as the old battleships of decades past: The last “Battle of Battleships” went down in history as a one-sided massacre when the US Navy destroyed the Imperial Japanese Navy’s battleship. Kirishima during the Battle of Surigao Strait on …

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FAA records detailed drone sightings by Colorado pilots

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — When flying a drone or unmanned aircraft system (UAS), there are primarily three general rules that should be followed at all times: Keep it under 400 feet Keep it in the visual line of sight Know where you are flying to avoid interfering with airport …

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The first pilot to fly from Britain to Ireland

This month marks 110 years since Denys Corbett Wilson became the first person to fly a plane from Britain to Ireland. The pioneer took off from the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire before landing in the Irish county of Wexford 100 minutes later. full of passion Born in 1882, Corbett Wilson …

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Pelican crashes plane taking off at San Diego airport – NBC 7 San Diego

Passengers on a Horizon Airlines flight to Everett, Wash., had to spend a few extra minutes on the ground at San Diego International Airport on Thursday afternoon. The flight, which left its gate six minutes earlier than expected, was forced to stop in its taxiway due to an unexpected visitor …

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Minnesota airport renamed for hometown pilot

Nearly 90 years after Klingensmith died in a plane crash, a student pilot has managed to rally her community to give Klingensmith the recognition it should have deserved with its success in air racing and the establishment of aviation records. “We have to celebrate it,” said Marisa Bengtson-Loerzel of Moorhead, …

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John King, 62, identified as pilot killed in Sylmar plane crash

On Friday, authorities identified the pilot of a small plane who died when the plane crashed along the westbound 210 Freeway in the Sylmar area. John King, 62, died at the scene of the crash, which occurred around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the coroner’s office. King was the only …

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Flight forced to divert due to injured pilot – Travel Weekly

An easyJet flight to Morocco has been forced to divert to Portugal after the pilot was injured mid-flight. According to single flight. Passengers were told they would be diverted to Portugal around two hours after the start of the three-and-a-half-hour flight due to an emergency on board. Although the cause …

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The Flying Battery – The New York Times

He then found himself considering a career on Wall Street, doing something he didn’t want to do away from where he wanted to be: back in Vermont. “There is a brain drain” among engineers in his home country, he said. “People go to college and come back at 40, because …

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Did you know that some Airbus aircraft have a “ditch switch” for emergency landings?

There are several cases of successful aircraft landing in water. Most famous recently is the US Airways incident in 2009, where an Airbus A320 successfully splashed down in the Hudson River after a twin engine failure on takeoff from La Guardia. In such situations, it is obviously important to make …

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West Virginia National Guard unit receives Black Hawk helicopter | News, Sports, Jobs

A new MEDEVAC HH-60M “Mike” Black Hawk helicopter was stationed at the National Guard Aviation Support Facility in Wood County. (Photo provided) WILLIAMSTOWN – West Virginia National Guard Company C, 2-104th General Support Aviation Battalion, Aeromedical Evacuation Company, received its first of six new HH-60Ms “Mike” model …

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UAH – News

Retired Brigadier General and NASA Astronaut Robert Stewart served as Distinguished Lecturer at the College of Engineering. Stewart discussed the aerodynamics and dynamics of the helicopter. Michael Mercier | UAH The University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), part of the University of Alabama system, hosted a lively discussion to kick …

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“I want to be a captain”, Nica Flying Student in Costa Rica

Natalia Rojas is about to graduate from a private pilot and airline management career. By Katherine Estrada Tellez (Confidential) HAVANA TIMES — It’s noon and Natalia Rojas, after telecommuting in Amazon customer service, is getting ready for the hands-on aviation classes she takes once or twice a week at Tobias …

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“When there is a demand for pilots, this demand cannot be met instantly”

Dealing with the continued shortage of pilots Alaska Airlines has canceled dozens of flights at Sea-Tac alone, due to a shortage of pilots. SEATTLE – Aviation experts all agree that there is currently a shortage of pilots. Adam Kephart of Galvin Flying said the shortage is not due to a …

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Next Air Force One (VC-25B) – Still having problems?

It seems another mysterious issue is causing Boeing headaches, involving the US government’s order for its next Air Force One fleet. The two existing VC-25A “Air Force One” aircraft. Photo: CPL Roman Gray, USMC Currently, the President of the United States rides in one of two custom-built 747 derivatives. These …

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Pilot instructor killed in Rowlett crash identified – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The pilot of last month’s fatal helicopter crash has been identified. Lora Trout, 31, was the certified flight instructor on board the helicopter when the plane separated mid-air and fell to the ground above Rowlett on Friday March 25. Trout and 42-year-old student pilot Ty Wallis were killed in the …

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Sadowski dies in plane crash

Editor’s note: The Palm Beach Post wrote this report on April 9, 1992. Florida Department of Community Affairs Secretary William Sadowski and a state pilot were killed on April 9, 1992, when their plane crashed in a fog-covered forest in St. Augustine. Sadowski, 48, a former Miami state legislator and …

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General VK Singh, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, outlines government measures to tackle pilot shortage

With an annual requirement of around 1,000 pilots, but with barely half that number of Commercial Pilot Licenses (CPLs) issued to cadets from Indian Flight Training Organizations (FTOs), the Indian civil aviation sector faces a shortage of qualified commanders. . And a continued overreliance on foreign pilots. According to a …

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Postler-Slattery Plane Crash Preliminary Report Released

Weather may have been a factor in the plane crash that killed MyMichigan Health President and CEO Diane Postler-Slattery and her husband Donald Slattery, according to the National Transportation and Safety Board. On March 8, Postler-Slattery and her husband’s plane crashed while attempting to land under cloud cover at Northern …

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Fairfield Union graduate helps rescue pilot after plane crash

PALATKA, FL – Bremen native Connor Cvetan, a flight student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was recently preparing for a flight competition with a fellow student and instructor near Palatka, Florida. The team had practiced landing, nearly 40 miles north of Daytona. Everything had gone as planned, until a call came …

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The last 10 plane crashes in the Myrtle Beach area

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) — Plane crashes remain rare along the Grand Strand, according to data from the National Transportation Safety Board. All of the crashes involved small aircraft, and the majority had only one person on board at the time of the crash, according to the NTSB. However, there …

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FAA official testifies ex-Boeing pilot lied about 737 MAX

FORT WORTH, Texas – A Federal Aviation Administration training specialist said a former Boeing Co. BA -3.59% pilot lied to him about how a 737 MAX flight control system worked before two of the jets crashed three years ago. Former Boeing pilot Mark Forkner is on trial this week in …

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Dorset ‘forgotten pilot’ died when brand new plane crashed near Beaminster

A lockdown project led to the successful identity of a pilot who died when he crashed at Beaminster, Dorset. Now a memorial to the tragic airman, who was known only as the ‘forgotten pilot’, has been unveiled. Flight Lieutenant Jean De Cloedt, a Belgian pilot who served in the RAF …

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The F-22 appears to be covered in dust after about a month of deployment in the Middle East

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Southwest Asia, March 9, 2022. Note the dust on the top surfaces of the jet. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Stefan Alvarez) Some pretty interesting …

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The pilot declares mayday and aborts the landing

Three people were on board the McDonnell Douglas MD-11F for the seven-hour flight from Singapore. The aircraft involved in Saturday’s incident. After aborting its first landing attempt, the plane headed south over the Royal National Park before turning back to the airport where it made a safe landing on its …

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Plane piloted by apprentice pilot crashes as door opens mid-flight

An aircraft piloted by a student pilot crashed when the main door opened during a training flight. The terrifying incident happened during the leaner pilot’s first test lesson in the Piper PA-28-180 single-engine fixed-wing aircraft. The 49-year-old instructor rushed to close the door as the plane was piloted by the …

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Airplane runs off runway at West Mifflin

A small plane left the runway at the Allegheny County airport on Wednesday morning, with no injuries. Watch LIVE VIDEO of Sky 4 on stage: click on the video player above. snowy area near the runway from 4 p.m. The private HondaJet plane had three people on board when it …

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Boeing stops buying Russian titanium, Airbus continues

Despite previous statements, Boeing has stopped buying titanium from Russian suppliers. Airbus is not following Boeing’s lead – yet. Since the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Boeing and VSMPO-AVISMA last November in Dubai. Photo: VSMPO-AVISMA At the Dubai Airshow last November, Boeing and VSMPO-AVISMA signed a Memorandum of …

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Pilot killed in plane crash in Coalinga, Calif., questioned about wind

Steven Wilson, 53, of Shafter was identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office as the helicopter pilot who was killed after a crash in a field on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE An initial report of the fatal dusting helicopter crash near Coalinga in February says the …

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Military planes become classrooms for a day

Students from a local elementary school, the New Mexico National Guard Youth Challenge Academy and a few home schools gather Thursday morning on the tarmac at Roswell Air Center near one of two KC-135 aircraft. The planes are in Roswell with their Air Force crews for a few days of …

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This ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ clip is from a video game, not a video of fighting in Ukraine

A 22-second video circulating on Facebook shows a plane shot down midair on a sunny day. The caption says it could be a Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter pilot dubbed the “Ghost of Kyiv” shooting a Russian plane out of the sky. “The dogfights continue,” read a Feb. 25 Facebook post that …

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Aeroflot Flight 593: unfortunate crash caused by children in the cockpit | Mobility news

On March 23, 1994, Aeroflot Flight 593, which was an A310-304, crashed into a hill in the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain range in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, killing all 63 passengers as well as 12 members crew on board. Relief pilot Yaroslav Vladimirovich Kudrinsky’s children – his 16-year-old son Eldar and 12-year-old …

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Safety investigators say the fatal plane crash near Sutton was likely caused by a slow-speed, steep-angle turn

A light plane which crashed near Canberra last year, killing both men on board, stalled due to its slow speed and banked turn, a safety investigation has suggested. Key points: A plane stalled and crashed near Sutton, NSW, in April last year, killing the two men inside Men were inspecting …

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Emiliano Sala pilot banned from flying plane by owners after two previous violations

An inquest into the death of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in 2019 on his way to Cardiff City from Nantes, has started in Bournemouth ( Image: AFP via Getty Images) The pilot of the flight that crashed killing footballer Emiliano Sala had been banned from …

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A unique community for pilots

Everyone knows the exercise. When you go to buy a luxury home in Palm Beach, it will have a pool, tennis court, three (or four or 14) car garage, nice lawn, water view, lots of bathrooms and bedrooms, a gym and maybe a putting green. Or maybe a nine-hole golf …

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Wally Funk named 2021 Stinson Trophy recipient – ​​NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Things are moving in the “direction of flight” as the new winner of the 2021 Katherine and Marjine Stinson Award was announced this week. On Thursday, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced that 83-year-old pilot Wally Funk had been named the recipient for her contributions to inspiring women in aviation. …

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The pending merger will bring more pilot jobs

Frontier and Spirit Airlines made headlines both in and outside aviation last week when they announced their impending merger. I don’t think that surprised many people in this industry. These carriers use the same type of aircraft and they are both adept at using the Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) …

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