Tue, Sep 02, 2014
YOU Can Contribute To The Annual List Compiled By The Staff and Readership of the ANN and Aero-TV!
E-I-C Note: We're going to start naming names and dropping details THIS week--- this is your last chance to be heard!!!
For quite a while, we have recognized the highs and lows inherent in the general and sport aviation community -- and yes, we’ve had a bit of fun in the process. There are but a few places where that is more a propos than at a major event like the Annual Oshkosh Fly-In -- a place where one can take a solid read on the heart and soul of aviation. It's hard to know what really is going to make a difference and what really qualifies as exceptional unless you've been watching this industry carefully for several years... as we have.
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
An Impressive Line-Up Continues To Make A Solid Impact On Sport Aviation
ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell seized the opportunity to talk with Phil Solomon, the CEO of Tecnam North America, while at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. Jim’s first questions were about Tecnam’s new P 2008 light sport aircraft. The P 2008 represents the high end of Tecnam’s line of light sport aircraft and has the Rotax 914 turbocharged engine under the cowl. And if you’re a fan of low-wing airplanes, Tecnam’s Astore is the high-end answer for the lovers of the “wing underneath” configuration.
Mon, Sep 01, 2014
The Project To Build A New Wright Model B Flyer To Replace The Venerable ‘Brown Bird’ Gets Started With A $50,000 Anonymous Donation
Only last week we reported that Wright ‘B’ Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a look-a-like of the Wright Brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its Brown Bird flying machine with a new look-a-like replica. Now, they have some good news.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014
Says 'It's Time To End The Celebration Of Death'
Toronto Star columnist Joe Fiorito thinks the Canadian International Air Show, being held this weekend in Toronto, should be grounded.