Plane Fell Over 200 Feet Within Seconds Before Impact
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its
preliminary report on the November 13 downing of a Cirrus SR22 in
As ANN reported, the two persons onboard the
aircraft were killed when the plane impacted a residential
neighborhood two miles from Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH)
while on an instrument approach to the airport; three persons on
the ground were also injured.
Mechtronix Systems is proud of its place as the fastest growing
and third leading provider of flight training equipment in the
world... and the company continues to look higher. This week, the
company announced the purchase by ESMA Aviation Academy for two
Ascent Flight Trainers.
Where Will The Aviators Of Tomorrow Come From? Here's One Flyer
Trying to Affect Our Future... Positively
He's made quite a name for himself in his 25 years... and we
surely haven't heard the last of this aviator. Barrington Irving is
reportedly the youngest person to pilot a plane around the world
solo. He is also the first African American and first Jamaican to
accomplish this feat. He accomplished his amazing adventure in a
Columbia 400 named the "Inspiration."
The tough times continue for workers at Cirrus Design... but
there seems to be a light at the end of the tunnel. The Duluth,
MN-based planemaker told employees Tuesday that total aircraft
production for the month of December would be significantly
reduced. As a result, a number of production-line employees will be
subject to short-term furloughs at its Duluth, MN, and Grand Forks,
Urges Administration To Take Action On Key GA Issues
During a November 24 meeting with President-elect Barack Obama's
Department of Transportation transition team, AOPA President-elect
Craig Fuller wasted no time letting the incoming administration
know that aviation needs to be a top priority.