Pilots Find Aircraft To Be 'Stable' On Land And Water
Initial flight trials of a Quest Kodiak on Aerocet model 6650 composite amphibious floats have been completed by the company. Aerocet has reached a substantial milestone towards certification of their floats that are designed specifically for the Kodiak, which is manufactured by Quest Aircraft in Sandpoint, Idaho. Flight testing by multiple pilots has proven the floats to be very stable on and off the water.
Lee Bottom Flying Field Owner Says Evidence Doesn't Fit The Narrative, May Be Falsified
Not everyone is impressed with a bill passed by the Connecticut legislature and signed by Governor Dannel Malloy declaring Gustave Whitehead as having accomplished powered flight two years ahead of the Wright Brothers. Lee Bottom Flying Field owner Rich Davidson says on his blog Nordo News that every piece of evidence used by the legislature to support the Whitehead theory has been disproven on multiple occasions using basic research.
Will Reassess Standards For Low Visibility Approaches To Small Airfields
The MITRE Corporation’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD) is recruiting pilots for a study evaluating proposed changes in instrument approach standards. Participants will be scheduled for one 5 hour session at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. The evaluation will include about 4 hours of simulator time flying instrument approaches, which can be logged against instrument currency requirements.
Two pilots involved in a mid-air collision in St. Paul, OR in October, 2011 were unable to see each other to avoid a mid-air collision, according to probable cause reports released by the NTSB. Two reports were released, one for each of the airplanes involved. The same conclusion was reached in each report.