Aircraft Hit A Radio Tower Guide Wire
In Instrument Conditions
The NTSB has released its preliminary findings in the crash in
Tulsa, Oklahoma last week of a Piper PA-32 in which the pilot and
four passengers were killed. The airplane hit a radio tower guide
wire. Impact with the ground was followed by a post-crash fire.
Instructors May Lack Proper Licensing, School Says It's Not
The FAA is investigating a complaint received last week that
Texas Southern University's School of Aviation has hired
instructors who are not properly licensed, a violation of federal
guidelines. According to TSU, the courses in question are part of a
degree program, but are not intended to lead to FAA licensing.
Each Part Being Hand Made For The Replica Biplanes
At one time, the Avro 504 could be seen throughout Great
Britain. Built between 1914 and 1927, the biplane was used as a
primary trainier up to the beginning of WWII, and they gave
thousands of pilots had their first taste of flight. Now,
Blue Swallow Aircraft in Charlottesville, Virginia is recreating
two Avro 504s.