October 31, 2014, AOPA ePilot: Flight Training Edition
October 31, 2014 ePilot Training Tip: Special hours, special airspace
Ethiopian flight school gets diesel 172s
Africair Inc., a Continental Diesel Master Installation Center, will install Continental CD-155 retrofit diesel engines in seven Cessna 172s for Ethiopian Aviation Academy starting in 2015, Continental Motors said Oct. 27.
Civil Air Patrol extends fleet life 10 years
The Civil Air Patrol is extending the life of many of its aircraft through a thrifty refurbishment program.
October 31, 2014, issue of 'AOPA ePilot' weekly newsletter
October 31, 2014 AOPA blasts unworkable ADS-B mandate; Ice Week
GAMA releases upbeat manufacturing report
Increased aircraft shipments and billings in the third quarter of 2014 support optimism that the industry continues its emergence from recession, said the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Antares Rocket Destroyed Intentionally
Shortly after liftoff of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares Rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia on Tuesday, October 28, it became apparent to the operators that there was a problem with the launch and they hit the destruct button.
Antares Explosion Video From The Air
A passenger in a GA airplane caught Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion on video, giving a view of it from the air over the commercial launch facility in Virginia. The unmanned supply rocket exploded Tuesday seconds after liftoff.
King Air Crashes Into Wichita FlightSafety Building
A Beechcraft King Air crashed through the roof of one of the FlightSafety International buildings on Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport this morning.
'Flying Classroom' Circles The Pacific
Barrington Irving, leader of the nonprofit group Experience Aviation, is more than halfway through a circum-Pacific flight that is bringing the world into classrooms around the country, as seen from a Hawker 400XP jet. "The reason why we're doing this," Irving said, in a recent interview with AVweb from his hotel room in Darwin, Australia, "is to bring aviation directly into the classroom. Â… We're very happy with the results we're getting."
New This Week
AVweb's weekly foray into the latest aviation news uncovered news of a new president at MicroAerodynanics, a special aircraft sale by Quicksilver, no delay CFI insurance and staff additions at the EAA.