Engine Maker Continues Call For 'UL 100' As A Fleetwide Solution
Lycoming has released Service Instruction SI-1070R in April of 2012, which approved a wide variety of engines for use with ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas. EASA Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) 2011-01 provided aircraft-level approval on the basis of engine approval. The engine manufacturer says that Service Instruction SI-1070S has been approved for release, adding 31 engines to the list of models approved for use on UL 91 unleaded avgas and bringing the total number approved to 63.
Scouts Worked To Complete Aviation Merit Badges At Sugar Valley Airport
Over 250 Boy Scouts and Scout leaders from the Rowan District of the Central North Carolina Council held an aviation camporee at Sugar Valley Airport (5NC2) last weekend (April 19 – 21). The focus of the event was for the scouts to complete requirements for their aviation merit badge.
Skyhawks Operating As Primary Trainers From The U.S. To The Asia Pacific Region
Cessna continues to supply four-seat airplanes for flight training schools around the world, and the company says the majority of qualified pilots flying today learn to fly on Cessna aircraft. There are more Skyhawks in the world than any other type of aircraft, as over 48,000 of the model have been manufactured since 1955.