Oshkosh air traffic procedures are required reading for all aviators flying to AirVenture
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (April 24, 2015) — The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA's 63rd annual fly-in convention July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
The NOTAM, which is in...Read more
Need ADS-B? Get answers.....
Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly.
· How you should you equip your aircraft?
· What equipment has been FAA certified?
· What are the benefits of ADS-B Out and ADS-B In?
Get answers at www.faa.gov/go/equipadsbRead more
April 14th, 2015-
Now available for Android
With the one-two punch of Sporty's apps, you will have no worries when it comes to your next flight review. Using a visual menu system, the Instrument Proficiency Check app is divided into six subject areas and 27 individual video segments. Based on Sporty's award-winning Instrument Rating Course, the IPC app contains more than 160...Read more
(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) The Women of Aviation Worldwide Week "Fly it Forward Challenge" event at Albuquerque, New Mexico's International Sunport (KABQ) turned out to be an astounding success, with 712 free "first flights" in private aircraft given to females during the week of March 2-8.
The event was cosponsored by pilot Dianna Stanger, who flew 441 girls over four days in...Read more
AVIDYNE ANNOUNCES RELEASE 10.1 SOFTWARE FOR IFD540 & IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COMS
Release 10.1 software adds new IFD540 functionality, and will be the first software release of the new IFD440.
AEA - GRAPEVINE, Texas – April 8, 2015 – Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated avionics and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced today that certification of their IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM and Release...Read more
Ten Phillips 66-branded FBOs recognized as best in the country
HOUSTON April 7, 2015 – Phillips 66® Aviation is pleased that ten of its FBOs were recognized in this year's Aviation International News (AIN) survey. More than 11,000 respondents completed AIN's questionnaire that ranks FBOs according to line service, passenger amenities, pilot amenities, facilities and customer service representatives.
"On behalf of Phillips...Read more
Williamsport, PA – 7 April 2015 –
Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announces its exhibition activities during AERO Friedrichshafen from April 15th-18th. Attendees of this global general aviation show can visit Lycoming at booth A3-115.
Lycoming team members will be on-site daily at the booth during the show to answer both sales and technical support questions for customers...Read more
Ford Motor Company presents country superstar and active pilot
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (April 2, 2015) — Dierks Bentley, who has rocketed to the top tier of country music's hitmakers, will get EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 week off to a great start when he headlines the fly-in's popular opening night concert on Monday, July 20.
The concert, presented by Ford...Read more
TEMPEST® PROMOTES JESSICA COX, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
GIBSONVILLE, NC - Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) is pleased to announce that it will lend its support in 2015 to Jessica Cox, motivational speaker, author, and Guinness World Record Holder as the first armless person in aviation history to earn a pilot certificate.
Jessica Cox, born without arms, learned to fly in a 1946...Read more
Due to record rainfall over the last 6 months, SUN 'n FUN has made a decision to cancel the Seabird Splash-In that has been held annually on Lake Agnes at Fantasy of Flight during the SUN 'n FUN International Fly-In & Expo. The Lake Agnes water level is more than 2 feet above normal, which unfortunately creates numerous hazards to...Read more
Washington, DC – Representative Todd Rokita, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and the House General Aviation Caucus, introduced two bills last week to reform the Third Class Medical certificate and strengthen the rights of private pilots.
"I’m very pleased to continue the effort we started last Congress to eliminate the third class medical. As a pilot, I...Read more
Alexandria, Va., Dec. 16, 2014 –
Last week, California FBOs and fuel distributors settled a 2011 lawsuit regarding the sale of leaded aviation gasoline brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH). CEH filed the suit under California Proposition 65, a ballot initiative passed in 1985 that requires businesses to warn individuals exposed to hazardous chemicals. The original lawsuit sought to...Read more