By Special ANN Contributor Daniel Combs
(Note: It's one thing to write a story about an invaluable
program like the EAA's Young Eagles. It's another thing entirely to
read what it's like from the young person's perspective. ANN Editor
Pete Combs' 13-year old son had a chance to fly with the fine folks
at EAA Chapter 565 over the weekend, obtaining his Young Eagle's
certificate and having a great time in the process. Here's his
Vandals Had Defaced Monument To "Mexico's Lindbergh"
Perhaps the racial slurs were meant to divide a Philadelphia
suburb. Instead, the horrible words scrawled across a monument to
Mexican aviator Emilio Carranza served only to unite the small town
of Tabernacle (NJ).
In a land where you're supposed to leave your troubles far
behind, government leaders are deciding what to do if those
troubles come a-calling.
The Jamaican Senate last week passed wide-ranging legislation aimed
at beefing up the country's Civil Aviation Authority. It increases
penalties for security violations and gives the CAA more power in
investigating aviation accidents, according to the Jamaica
Observer's internet edition.
Was On Night Cross Country When His Aircraft Went Down
A University of North Dakota flight student is improving at a
Minnesota hospital after his plane went down on a long, night-time
cross country last week. Investigators are still trying to figure
out what happened during his flight.