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September 04, 2023

Airborne 08.25.23: Perlan 2!, Modified RotorWay A600, Vans Update

Also: Prigozhin Shot Down, Daher Defribillates, Delta-Skyborne, Destroyed and Scrapped A/C

The Perlan Project’s Perlan 2 spaceglider took flight on August 23rd, looking to take a jaunt over the Andes mountains of Peru to celebrate “National Ride the Wind Day”. After 2.5 hours of flight, the Perlan 2 was making a good vertical speed of 8 knots at a pressure altitude of 45,500 feet. By the end, the Perlan 2 was able to reach a max altitude just north of 60,300 feet, taking the better part of 5 hours to hit their max altitude. Californian defense contractor Advanced Tactics, Inc. has signed an agreement with Rotor X Aircraft

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Klyde Morris (09.01.23)

Klyde: The Media Tends To Run Out Of Adjectives


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NTSB Prelim: Cessna P210N

Weather Radar Showed The Flight Track Entering An Area Of Heavy Precipitation Which Was Followed By The Airplane Entering A Rapidly Descending Right Turn

On August 10, 2023, about 1005 eastern daylight time, a Cessna P210N, N210JT, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Junction City, Georgia. The pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The airplane departed Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Sarasota, Florida about 0800 with a destination of Thomaston-Upson County Airport (OPN), Thomaston, Georgia. The airplane was operating under an instrument flight rules flight plan and had been cruising at flight level 200 (20,000 ft msl).<

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.04.23)

Aero Linx: The Cardinal Flyers The Cardinal Flyers are a group of owners, operators and flyers of the Cessna 177 Cardinal. This is our web home, the Cardinal Flyers Online. Our purpose is to bring Cardinal Flyers together around the world, both virtually and physically, while communicating our member's experiences, wisdom and knowledge in creative and effective ways. We are about technical knowledge exchange, but also about building a community of Cardinal owners.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.04.23): Progressive Taxi

Progressive Taxi Precise taxi instructions given to a pilot unfamiliar with the airport or issued in stages as the aircraft proceeds along the taxi route.

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