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September 30, 2021

Airborne-Flight Training 09.23.21: RedTail Flt Academy, Whirly-Girls, Pan Am

Also: Legacy Flight Training, New CAP-10C NG, EAA Ultralight/LSA Council, T-45 Loss

The RedTail Flight Academy celebrated the opening of its flight academy September 10th at New York Stewart International Airport. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy will train seven aspiring Black aviators from inadequately serviced communities. To strengthen the foundation of the Academy, original documented Tuskegee Airmen Lieutenant Colonel Enoch Woodhouse attended the opening to welcome the inaugural cadets, including three females and four males. The Academy strives to increase the percentage of non-Caucasion aviators from less t

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Aero-TV: SayWeather At Oshkosh - Affordable AWOS Alternative

The System Has Already Saved A Life, Active In US At 100 Airports

“SayWeather is an AWOS alternative for airports. A lot of airports out there, we estimate 65-70% of general aviation aircraft fly into and out of airports that do not have weather,” says Larry Langebrake, Co-Founder Connectsix. “So what is a low-cost alternative to a very expensive AWOS, SayWeather. It enables that airport to provide real-time, surface observations to any airplane flying into or out of that airport. The system also real-time publishes information to the internet. We use WeatherUnderground, you can find the weather for your airport live on

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Klyde Morris (09.27.21)

Klyde Should Have Known Better by Now...


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Airborne 09.27.21: Kirk in Space?, Flt Training Bill, Planes of Fame

Also: Rob Holland Wins Again, EAA On VA Flt Training Benefits, JetIn in MKE, Army Delays AWO Advancement

Captain Kirk May Soon Be Space Bound. A number of media outlets are reporting vague details about the possibility that Star Trek actor, William Shatner, (aka Captain James T Kirk) may be one of the next space tourist/passengers about an upcoming flight of a Blue Origin New Shepherd sub-orbital launch vehicle. Reportedly set for a mid-October launch, Shatner's flight may be the subject of a documentary that is still being shopped around to various outlets. A bipartisan amendment, introduced by Representative Sam Graves (R-MO) and Representative Kai K

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.30.21)

Aero Linx: The MedEvac Foundation International The MedEvac Foundation International, “the Foundation,” is an international non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization headquartered in Alexandria, VA.  Since 2005, the MedEvac Foundation International has supported academic research, studies, and education programs designed to enhance the industry’s ability to deliver high-quality, safe, and effective medical care and medical transportation for every patient in-need.  The Foundation’s charitable programs support our industry’s members and their families who provide life-saving services and serve their c

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.30.21): Resume Normal Speed

Resume Normal Speed Used by ATC to advise a pilot to resume an aircraft’s normal operating speed. It is issued to terminate a speed adjustment where no published speed restrictions apply. It does not delete speed restrictions in published procedures of upcoming segments of flight. This does not relieve the pilot of those speed restrictions that are applicable to 14 CFR Section 91.117.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.30.21)

“Our professional team has prepared a new quality Boeing 737 MAX Type Rating program for licenced pilots who want to fly the 737 MAX type professionally and safe. The program has been written in line with the stiff EASA requirements and covers all the crucial elements, including but not limited to Boeing 737 MAX FCC and MCAS, multiple flight deck alerts during non-normal conditions, stabilizer trim, etc. We expect training pilots for a number of airlines in Europe and others with Boeing 737 MAX in their fleet.” Source: Arunas Miezanskas, Head of Training at BAA Training, explaining details about their new B737 MAX flight training program.

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