Wednesday Nov 20
NTSB Issues Preliminary Report In MiG Runway Excursion
The NTSB has released a preliminary report in an incident involving a MiG-21 airplane which was involved in a runway excursion at Reno-Stead Airport in Reno, NV November 1. According to the report,at about 0940 PDT, a Mikoyan Gurevich MiG 21 UM, N20739, was substantially damaged during a runway overrun at KRTS.
The Las Vegas Sun
MiG-21 crashes in NV, pilot escapes major injury
Authorities say a fighter jet crashed Friday morning at Reno-Stead Airport near Reno, but the pilot escaped with non-life threatening injuries.
On This Day in Aviation History
1981 - Death of BA1i Thanh LiAam, Vietnam People's Air Force pilot, first Vietnamese and first Asian in space; he is killed in a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 aeroplane crash during a training flight over the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of northern Vietnam.
Globalair.com unveils new mobile site for pilots
Globalair.com has introduced a new mobile version of its website for pilots. The site is free, but resembles many downloadable applications in both appearance and utility.