Checkout
Cart: $0.00 - (0 items )

Florida club hosts annual vintage conveyance celebration

Ocean Reef Club, a members-only community, boasts its own private 4,000-foot runway; private marina; two private championship 18-hole golf courses; and a multitude of dining, shopping, and lifestyle amenities across its expansive 2,500-acre grounds. The club’s annual Vintage Weekend, which took place December 1 to 4, provided a wonderland of rare and eye-catching antique aircraft, […]

Read More

NTSB releases preliminary report on Dallas midair

The P–63F was No. 3 in a three-ship formation of fighters, and the B–17 was leading a five-ship formation of bombers. Both formations had been instructed to “maneuver southwest of the runway before returning to the flying display area,” the NTSB preliminary report said. The air boss “directed the fighter formation to transition to a […]

Read More

NTSB urges immediate Bell 407 inspections

The safety agency published a report December 1 detailing important preliminary findings from the ongoing investigation of the crash that seriously injured the pilot and two passengers, and left three other passengers with minor injuries. The pilot told investigators that the helicopter began an uncontrolled spin to the right about 30 minutes into the flight […]

Read More

Training and Safety Tip: When in doubt, go around

Applicants for every FAA certificate and rating are required to demonstrate their ability to abandon the approach to a landing. A go-around may be necessary for various reasons, such as an airplane, vehicle, or wildlife on the runway, or some other unexpected condition. ATC may instruct you to go around. But a go-around is also […]

Read More

Better Together Industry Resources Help Improve Aviation Safety

Aviation operators, without losses of course, have a much better negotiating position for coverage terms and conditions in the present insurance market. Combined with inflationary pressures and lingering supply chain disruptions that are impacting aircraft repair costs in a dramatic way, now is the time when aviation risk management techniques are worth brushing up. Fortunately […]

Read More

Early Analysis: Power Line Strike on Final Approach to Montgomery County Airpark

On November 27, 2022, a Mooney M20J became entangled in high-voltage power transmission lines on an instrument approach to Montgomery County Airpark (GAI) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Thankfully both the pilot and passenger were rescued from the airplane that was perched some 100 feet above the ground. The Mooney had been cleared for the GPS approach […]

Read More

FAA weather camera webinar

As the FAA plans to expand the network throughout the continental United States, the agency aims to provide educational and informational overviews to interested users of the program. On December 6 at 1 p.m. Eastern time, the FAA will host a webinar dedicated to highlighting the benefits of the program, explaining how the cameras provide […]

Read More

Fly with the First Flight Society

The 2022 First Flight Society sweepstakes aircraft is the P–51 Red Nose, which is operated by the Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia. Known as the aircraft that started the CAF, the history of Red Nose dates back to the end of World War II. Interested individuals have until December 11 at 5 p.m. Eastern time […]

Read More

AOPA collaborator, air boss John Walsh dies

Walsh’s aviation career began while serving in the Marine Corps from 1977 to 1981. During that time, he attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earned his air traffic control certification, and served as a tactical air controller until his retirement almost 5 years later with the rank of sergeant. After retiring, Walsh went to work for the […]

Read More

Washington Executive Airport-Hyde Field closes

The exodus followed two decades of uncertainty about the future of the airport, one of the Maryland Three where special security procedures have been in place since 2002. In early 2020, airport owners filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, after which it was clear to the Hyde Field community that a sale or closure of the airport […]

Read More

Back to top