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March 22, 2011

NTSB Issues Safety Alert For MET Towers

Pilots Urged To Be Vigilant In Avoiding Low Structures

The NTSB has issued a "Safety Alert" to warn pilots about the potential dangers posed by Meteorological Evaluation Towers (METs).

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From High School To Flight School

Florida Flight School Offers Scholarships To Earn A Private Pilot's License For Free

Getting a private pilot's license can be time consuming and cost thousands of dollars. Tailwheels Etc flight school is offering one lucky high school student the chance to do it quickly and for free.

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New Forest Service Rules May Be Costly For Helo Operators

New Equipment Required For Firefighting Helicopters

The U.S. Forest Service has released new standards for equipment used on helicopters contracted for firefighting operations which could cost operators as much as $50,000 per aircraft.

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Classic Aero-TV: Touring The Toy Store -- Aspen Avionics Plant Tour

One Of This Decade's Rare GA Success Stories Shows ANN How It's Done

As ANN and Aero-TV prepares for its Annual LIVE PROGRAMMING from the floor of the 54th Annual AEA Convention and Tradeshow, we figured this was as good an excuse as any to show you some of the things that got us excited last year in order to get you ready for EVEN MORE EXCITING things this year! We can't tell you much... YET... but this year's AEA Convention is likely to be one of the most newsworthy on record... and if you'll join us LIVE on Wednesday, at 0930

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Diamond DA20-C1 Gets European Gross Weight Increase

Useful Load Increased By 110 Lbs

The Diamond Aircraft DA20-C1 has received European Aviation Safety Association (EASA) approval for an increased Maximum Take-off Weight of 1,764 lbs.

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AEA Convention Set For Reno

More Than 30 New Avionics Products Set To Debut This Week

The Aircraft Electronics Association will kick-off its 54th annual International Convention & Trade Show on Tuesday, March 22, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV, with more than 30 manufacturers unveiling new products.

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Thousands Gather For GA Rally In Wichita

Thousands Gather For GA Rally In Wichita

More than 2,000 general aviation workers, state and local officials, and industry leaders gathered in Wichita Monday for a rally supporting GA.

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Embry-Riddle Holds Groundbreaking For New Administration And Welcome Center

To Be Named For Jim W. Henderson, Chair Of ERAU Board Of Trustees

The Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University held a groundbreaking ceremony March 17 for the new Jim W. Henderson Administration and Welcome Center.

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