Photos: Early Arrivals To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Despite the wet weather Oshkosh, Wisconsin endured over the weekend, many pilots and aviation enthusiasts were still able to make their way to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. Here are photos from award-winning aviation photographer Jim Koepnick of the early arrivals. [See image gallery at www.planeandpilotmag.com] Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news,…
22/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Photos: Early Arrivals To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Despite the wet weather Oshkosh, Wisconsin endured over the weekend, many pilots and aviation enthusiasts were still able to make their way to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. Here are photos from award-winning aviation photographer Jim Koepnick of the early arrivals. [See image gallery at www.planeandpilotmag.com] Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news,…
22/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Cessna 172 RG Pilot Performs Textbook Ditching In Ocean City, MD

  When the engine quit on the Cessna 172 RG he was flying alone in over Ocean City, Maryland, 23-year-old Trevor Diehl didn’t have many options. Beachgoers populated the sandy strip along the Atlantic, and the city itself near the beach is chock-a-bloc with homes and businesses.  So he decided to ditch the plane in…
18/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Flying My First Warbird

A United States Air Force North American T-28 "Trojan." Like many of Plane & Pilot’s readers, I grew up in the shadow of World War II, a kid of an Air Force pilot who brought his love of airplanes home with him. My father being a WWII-era jock probably makes my choices of childhood airplane…
18/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Going Direct: Why Apollo 11 Is The Most Important Story In All Of Human History

Apollo 11 launching on July 16, 1969. Photo courtesy of NASA Today marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 from Cape Canaveral’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four days later, its lunar lander would touch down on our planet’s only natural satellite, the Moon. Should we really care that much? In a…
17/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Free Flight Training With Redbird At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh? Yup.

A pilot using a Redbird Flight Simulator. On the eve of Oshkosh AirVenture 2019 Redbird has announced a new program that will debut at this year’s show, and it’s something that no one has ever done at OSH before…or likely even considered doing: offering free flight instruction at the show. To answer your questions in…
16/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

August 2019 Crossword Key

  Crossword Puzzle, August 2019 Across     1  Biggest aircraft in the world, ____ 10     6  Satellite triangulation network     8  1903-14 is known as the Pioneer ___ of aviation   10  de Havilland trainer, 2 words   11  Famous "Baron" of WWI   12  Soak up   13  Slop   15  Coded wx…
15/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Beyond The Helicopter Rating

Attendees at the Robinson Pilot Safety Course get to exaamine components up close and personal As of December 31, 2018, there were an estimated 32,831 active helicopter pilots in the U.S. The Robinson Helicopter Company has graduated almost that many pilots since the mid ’80s from its four-day Robinson Pilot Safety Course. So after passing my…
14/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

Is New Haven The New Santa Monica? Santa Monica Airport, That Is.

All the New Haven Tweed Airport Authority wanted to do was lengthen the runway so it was safer for and more accessible to smaller jets. The process would have taken the 5,600-foot runway and lengthened it to 6,600, which would allow larger commercial jets to land there, providing airlines the ability to provide service to…
13/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Tropical Storm Barry Update

The Federal Aviation Administration is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Barry as it continues to move toward land. We are preparing facilities and equipment to withstand storm damage along the projected storm path so we can quickly resume disaster relief operations after it passes. The following guidance applies to travelers, drone users, and general aviation pilots…
13/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

A Dream Hotel Room For Pilots Complete Boeing 737-800 Cockpit!

Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu will offer a Boeing 737-800 simulator in one of its rooms. Have you ever dreamt of having a full-size 737 flight simulator as an annex to your hotel room? No, we haven’t either. But someone came up with the idea anyway. Now, most professional pilots have a lot of experience in…
12/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy

NTSB Preliminary Report On Hawaii Skydive Crash

A screenshot from Google Maps of Dillingham Airfield. The National Transportation Safety Board has released its Preliminary Report on the June 21st, 2019 crash of a Beechcraft King Air on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in which 11 people died just after takeoff as the aircraft was departing for a skydiving flight. The NTSB’s report…
11/07/2019/by Miami Flight Academy
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