Procedural Changes Suggested Following Air France Flight 447
The French air accident investigating agency BEA has issued a
series of safety recommendations stemming from the crash of Air
France Flight 447 on June 1st, 2009. The interim report issued
Friday follows a full readout from the Flight Data and Cockpit
Voice recorders recovered in May of this year.
Wrapping Up The Week of Nightly LIVE Shows From Oshkosh
Welcome to our final daily wrap-up program from AirVenture at
Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Boeing's Dreamliner
made is U.S. public debut at Oshkosh today, executing one low pass
over the airfield before touching down on runway 36L and making the
turn at the intersection for Conoco-Phillips Plaza, just 6000 feet
down the runway.
Wrapping Up The Week of Nightly LIVE From Oshkosh 2011!!!
Welcome to our final daily wrap-up program from AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Boeing's Dreamliner made is U.S. public debut at Oshkosh today, executing one low pass over the airfield before touching down on runway 36L and making the turn at the intersection for Conoco-Phillips Plaza, just 6000 feet down the runway.
Aviation's Largest Ever Prize To Awarded At Moffett Field
The CAFE Foundation announced today that Google will sponsor the
NASA Centennial Challenge flight competition known as the Green
Flight Challenge (GFC). CAFE (Comparative Aircraft Flight
Efficiency) will conduct the event from September 25 through
October 2, 2011 at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport. The
NASA-funded prize purse of $1.65M makes this the largest ever prize
The Seventh Lindbergh Prize For Electric Aircraft Focuses On
The Vision For Integrated Electric Power
Today at the World Electric Aircraft Symposium at EAA’s
AirVenture, Erik Lindbergh, founder of LEAP, announced the 2011
AirVenture winner of the Lindbergh Prize for Electric Aircraft.
LEAP’s programs recognize, inspire and incentivize the
innovation that drives our culture, economy and future.
One-Of-A-Kind 2012 Muscle Car Brings Some Muscle To EAA Youth
A one-of-a-kind “Blue Angels” edition 2012 Ford
Mustang GT sold for $400,000 at the Gathering of Eagles
charity auction Thursday evening. The auction took place during the
EAA's AirVenture at Oshkosh. A man from California purchased
Redbird, King Schools, Cessna, Others Found Redbird Skyport In
San Marcos, TX
A group of well-known aviation companies held a news conference
Friday at AirVenture to announce the construction of a
multi-faceted aviation research and development laboratory, located
in San Marcos, TX. The new facility, designated Redbird
Skyport, is scheduled to open on November 8, 2011.
Marking its public debut in the U.S., Boeing's 787 Dreamliner,
the 21st century's first radically different commercial airliner,
landed at the AirVenture air show on Friday at 0910 CDT after
departing from Seattle, WA.
A memorial services for Greg Poe will be held Wednesday, August
17th, at 7PM at the Idaho Center in Nampa, ID. The service is open
to the public, and a special edition of Greg's Elevate Your Life
program is planned. A reception wil follow at the Greg Poe Aviation
hangar in Caldwell, ID for friends and family.
CEO Says Members Of Four EAA Chapters In Florida
LoPresti Speed Merchants Friday announced a unique approach to
turning the Fury, which was designed to be a certified,
mass-produced airplane, back into a pile of parts for an eager kit
market. LoPresti CEO RJ Siegel says the whole kit idea sprang from
the discovery that many Vans Aircraft owners are "serial kit
builders," and some had specifically requested a Fury as their next
First-Time Builder Invests 1,200 Hours Into His Airplane
Displayed at Oshkosh AirVenture this year is the first customer
built Bearhawk Patrol. Bearhawk says the airplane was built in
1,200 hours by a first time builder. The Patrol is a two place
taildragger aircraft that developed from the 4 place Bearhawk
aircraft. These are rugged airplanes with the classic lines of a
Cub that are fun to fly.
Told Rescuers He Experienced "Some Kind Of Fuel Problem"
A pilot attempting to fly from New York to Chippewa Falls, WI,
"experienced some kind of fuel problem" and was forced to ditch his
1966 Cessna 150 in Lake Huron. The pilot, 42-year-old Michael
Trapp, reportedly survived 17 hours in the lake's 70 degree water
before being rescued by a fishing boat.
Welcome to the Sentinel Owners and Pilots Association home page.
The organization provides information and support to owners, pilots
and enthusiasts of the Stinson L-5 "Sentinel", also affectionately
called the "Flying Jeep" and sometimes known by the designations
O-62, OY-1, OY-2 and U-19.