Tempest Plus Marketing Group has announced support for Able Flight as a Platinum Level Sponsor in 2015. With Tempest's backing over the next three years, Able Flight plans to train three pilots designated as recipients of the Tempest-Able Flight Scholarship in Memory of Lloyd Smith. Piper Aircraft announced at Sun 'n Fun on Tuesday that its team member, Technify Motors, has received validation approval from the FAA for their EASA supplemental type certificate in support of the new diesel trainer option, the Archer DX. Now you too can have your own White Knight and SpaceShipOne … sort of. A company formed to develop, manufacture, and distribute innovative radio controlled model aircraft announced its launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the tooling, development and initial production of its f
The Newest Chapter Of The IMC Club Is Hosted By The Manhattan Flight Club
The newest chapter of the IMC Club has been established in the heart of Manhattan ... at 99 Madison Ave. The IMC Club Manhattan Chapter is hosted by the Manhattan Flight Club and is intended to serve pilots whose work and the New York City traffic prevents them from trying to get to their local airport on a regular basis and stay proficient and current.
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The Diamond DA62 has received its EASA Type certificate. After a sunny and warm day Wednesday, the "Sun" portion of "Sun 'n Fun" was kind of scarce on Thursday, but off-and-on rainshowers, and even the occasional thunderstorm, didn't stop people from enjoying the show. Aspen announced the pricing for its Angle of Attack software at the show on Thursday, and ANN's Jim Campbell got a chance to fly with the company's new A-O-A indicator ... which will cost just under two-thousand dollars. That story will be coming up on Aero-TV soon. After a successful first flight on April 9th, Flight Design is set to expand its C4 flight test program. At a news conference at Sun 'n Fun, Matthias Betch, Managing Director of Flight Design, said that EASA's rules for early flight testing are somewhat different than the FAA's. An aircraft is given a "relea
John Leahy To Be Presented The 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award At The Club's 73rd Awards Gala
The Wings Club Foundation will honor John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer – Customers of Airbus, with the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club Foundation will present this award on October 23, 2015, at the 73rd Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Updated And Expanded Video Courses Cover Transitions To Four Different Aircraft
Sporty's has updated and expanded its online video training catalog to include four new aircraft transition courses including So You Want to Fly Twins; So You Want to Fly Helicopters; So You Want to Fly Gliders; and So You Want to Fly Seaplanes.
The NTSB has opened the accident docket as part of the ongoing investigation into the November 29, 2013 crash of a Hageland Aviation Services, Inc., dba ERA Alaska (now Ravn Connect) Cessna 208B near St. Mary’s, Alaska.
Bombardier, the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the entry-into-service of the Global 5000 business jet. The first Global 5000 jet was delivered on April 18, 2005.
Flight Was En Route To Connecticut, Diverted To Buffalo, New York
Three passengers aboard a SkyWest flight from Chicago to Connecticut reportedly lost consciousness during the flight, prompting the pilot to divert his airplane from its planned route and making an unscheduled landing in Buffalo, New York.
Will Provide A320-200 FFS For International Flight Academy
TRU Simulation + Training, announced from the World Aviation Training Symposium that Pan Am International Flight Academy has signed a letter of intent to purchase an Airbus A320-200 FFS X full motion flight simulator. The simulator is expected to be qualified by both the FAA and EASA as a Level D device.