Saturday Sep 13
Ervolino: The first time I flew I didn't land with the plane
Last week, a radio station posted a poll question on its social media site that I later reposted on Facebook: "Where did you go the first time you flew?" I traveled from New York to Fort Lauderdale in 1978, when I was not quite 23 and in desperate need of a tan. My first plane trip! But as I was typing this into my post, it suddenly occurred to me that this wasn't the correct answer to the question.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Editors and Their First Airplane Loves
You never forget your first love, especially the first airplane that captured your heart and ignited a passion for aviation forever. Take a look at the Flying editors and the story of first airplane loves.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Myvatn: One Airline Will Totally Fly You Right Over Iceland's Erupting Volcano
While commercial air traffic has been giving Iceland a wide berth over the past week or two, a few Icelandic airlines are eager to capitalize on the action. For a start, an Icelandair pilot opted for a scenic routing and extra circle over the volcano, which provided passengers with a good view of the most active zone.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Textron AirLand Plans First Fly-In to Washington, DC; To Display in...
Textron AirLand Plans First Fly-In to Washington, DC; To Display in Conjunction with the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition. )--Textron AirLand, LLC, a joint venture between Textron Inc. and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, will bring its Scorpion ISR/Strike jet to Washington, DC for the duration of the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference from September 15 to 17. The aircraft will be displayed at Signature Flight Support Terminal, at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport , approximately 10 miles from the conference center.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Military equipment flows freely, but not to Santa Cruz
SANTA CRUZ >> Images of military vehicles roaming the streets of Ferguson, Mo. highlighted a controversial Defense Department program that has funneled millions in tactical equipment to local law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. Statewide, the program has supplied $150 million in M16s, armored vehicles and riot gear to local law enforcement agencies, according to information released by the state Office of Emergency Services via a Freedom of Information Act request by the Sentinel.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Crossroads: Is Conway - or should Conway be - worthy of a Central Landing?
As of Friday afternoon, more than 700 early votes had been cast at the Faulkner County Courthouse in an election that will decide if Conway will have the most ambitious, and expensive, retail shopping development in the city's history. The city is contractually committed to building roads on the site that would hold the Central Landing shopping center.
Two Apparent Hypoxia Accidents in One Week
In their weekly perusal of developments in aviation, AVweb's staff turned up news of an expansion of SocialFlight, insurance benefits for... AVweb's weekly look at the aviation activities on SocialFlight uncovered everything from an Aire Faire at Bonne Terre through a Horse... The Recreational Aviation Foundation is making great progress in its effort to amend laws in all 50 states to make it easier for pilots... Sure, we know what maneuvering speed is, we learned it in private pilot ground school. It turns out that we were rather badly mislead.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NTSB says crashed plane's flight system OK
Crumpled wreckage including the tail and right door of the private Cessna that crashed Monday at Hampton Airfield, killing two Kingston residents, remained on the airfield Wednesday.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Two killed when Cessna 180 strikes clump of trees
Two men were killed Monday morning when a Cessna 180 crashed into a stand of trees at the Hampton Airfield, according to North Hampton Fire Chief Dennis Cote.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home
A family that moved to Creedmoor three weeks ago awoke late Thursday to flashing police lights and saw a plane crashed in their yard, and not far from their sleeping children.
Plane owned by Pewee Valley man crashes in North Carolina yard
A plane owned by an Oldham County man that reportedly departed from a Kentucky airport crashed in the front yard of a home in Granville County, North Carolina late Thursday night.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Malaysian Crew Members 'Afraid To Fly'
Last week, my wife and I heard this radio exchange while flying across Texas: ... San Angelo Approach: "Cardinal XXX, you got time for a... The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Flight Training Picks Up
The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
MFRD responds to hangar fire at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 6 and 8 and Engines 1 and 4 responded to a hangar fire at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport around 9 Friday morning.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Jersey Journal
No injuries after pilot's forced landing in Franklin Twp. cornfield, FAA says
FRANKLIN TWP. - The airplane that landed in a cornfield last night is registered to Frederick J. Obermueller of Route 579, Union Township.
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam's first seaplanes touch down in Hanoi
A local airline welcomed Thursday its first two seaplanes Thursday and plans to launch aerial tours of the world-renowned Ha Long Bay in September.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Our weekly review of aviation events on SocialFlight uncovered everything from a fly-in cookout, through a Big Toy Day to a PilotPalooza... During the early '70s, Pappy Wilkes, a former Piedmont Airlines DC-3 captain, was flying a pressurized Queen Air 88 along the east coast... At AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Jeppesen announced revisions to its ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Alabama Aviation Center eyeing expansion, coveted hangar space at Mobile Aeroplex
Steve Boykin, left, supervisor of agriculture and technical education for the Mobile County school system, is shown with Kyle Cook, director of Gulf Coast operations at the Alabama Aviation Center.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Motley Fool
The Most Popular Business Jets -- This Is How the Elite Like to Fly
At first glance, it might seem like business jets are nothing more than a luxury perk for high-profile executives.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Erie Times News
Program aims to encourage young pilots
But the 10-year-old airplane enthusiast was eager to check out the fourth annual fly-in at Mid-State Regional Airport, sponsored by Crosswinds.