USA Home To Three Of Top 10, Five Of Top 20 Ranked Pilots Worldwide
Two time World Champion Johnny Petrehn of Leawood, KS is again the top ranked hot air balloon pilot in the world according to the "Hot Air Balloon World Ranking List" recently released by the Ballooning Commission of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale.
Fall And Impact Caught On Helmet-Mounted GoPro Camera
Authorities said he was "lucky to be alive," and Geraldo Flores spent two weeks unconscious in a hospital with broken ribs and a lacerated tongue, but the California skydiver survived a failure of his parachute after exiting an airplane at 13,000 feet, and his fall and impact were captured on his helmet-mounted GoPro camera.
Renegade Light Sport Goes For An All-American Light Sport 'Twist & Shout' Aircraft In 2013
Just a week after announcing their move to a new a 70,000 foot facility at the St Lucie County Airport (KFPR) in Fort Pierce Florida, Renegade Light Sport Aircraft said that it is getting set to manufacture the first Renegade Carbon Pitts LS1 and LS2 aircraft. This is the same company who brought the first fully aerobatic light sport to the market with their Lycoming AE-IO-233 powered Renegade FK-12 Comet.