Aero-News has learned that "Polished Perfection," a stunning
painting of a mirror-like Luscombe by well-known artist Sam Lyons,
was selected for exhibition in the 13th Annual Horizons of Flight
Aviation Art Exhibition and Competition. The juried aviation art
show will be held at CAE SimuFlite's Dallas/Fort Worth facility
from January 30 through April 28, 2006, as will be open to the
Over objections from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
(AOPA), the FAA has opted to raise the ceiling on the Class Bravo
airspace over Minneapolis-St. Paul from its current height of 8,000
feet MSL, to 10,000 ft. MSL early next year.
Frankly, we're getting sick of reporting news like this. A pilot
attempting to fly a small plane out of Mather Airport Sunday was
arrested for being under the influence of alcohol, after an alert
airport worker noticed he appeared to be intoxicated.
Officials at the Akron/Canton Airport outside of Akron, OH told
the Associated Press they plan to clear over 30 acres of woodland
surrounding the airfield, all in hopes of reducing the risks of
aircraft coming in contact with deer.
Applicability: Model DA 40 aircraft, serial
numbers 40.006 and subsequent; Model DA 40 D aircraft, serial
numbers 40.080, 40.084, and D4.001 and subsequent; Model DA 40 F
aircraft, serial numbers 40.F001 and subsequent, and 40.FC001 and
The owner of a homebuilt Lancair 360 was killed Sunday when the
high-performance aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from
Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY), on what was believed to be one of
the homebuilt airplane's first flights.
A 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court panel is considering a case
over a 2002 city ban on aerial banner advertising, after an
anti-abortion group questioned the legitimacy of such a ban under
the group's First Amendment rights. At issue is the right of the
state to grant counties the authority to govern what is displayed
within their airspace.