Incident Delayed Blue Angels Performance While Runway Was
A pilot flying a Nanchang CJ-6 Chinese-made trainer at AirSho
Fargo in North Dakota Sunday apparently forgot the "undercarriage"
portion of his "GUMP" checklist, and landed the airplane gear up.
The accident reportedly delayed the start of the Blue Angels
exhibition by about 30 minutes as the runway was cleared.
The Gang That Can't Get Their Facts Straight, Also Can't Fly An
It may rank as one of the weirdest series of stories we've done
in quite the while (though the Cirrus/COPA mess is promising to
beat it by a fair amount... shameful details to come), but the
bizarre saga of the Ultimate Air Race Challenge appears to have
been based on little more than hot air... and quite a lot of people
either did, or should have, known it.
Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Air Strips At The Remote
A Federal Judge last week ruled in favor of both the Bureau of
Land Management (BLM) and the Recreational Aviation Foundation
(RAF) in response to a 2009 lawsuit brought against the agency by
the Montana Wilderness Society and Western Watersheds Project.