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May 02, 2006
A recent, tragic mid-air
collision between two Cessnas flying visually
over Alaska prompted a few questions about Visual Flight Rules
(VFR) cruising altitudes.
Pick your seatmate, $5.00 for a roundtrip. Are you one of those
chatty types? Or are you one of the quiet ones, preferring not
to be bothered? Whatever your preference, you can find it at
Equivalent Airspeed -- the calibrated airspeed of an
aircraft corrected for adiabatic compressible flow for the
"We started in the mid-'90s on certifying the aircraft,
and it was a long, hard battle to get to the point of producing one
plane per day. It's phenomenal."
Source: Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing's North
American sales manager, Mike Schrader, on the company's rollout of
its 400th plane on April 27.
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