Just Aircraft Founders Survive Two Crashes in Four Months
August 9, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Wreckage of Just Aircraft co-founder Troy Woodland’s SuperSTOL seen on the day of the crash (Facebook).
On August 2nd Troy Woodland, Co-founder of Just Aircraft, made a crash landing in a vacant subdivision in Walhalla, SC. The incident comes just four months after the company’s other co-founder Gary... [ Continue Reading ]
Learning to Race at Reno – Rookie School
July 29, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Reno Air Race’s Rookie School held at Reno-Stead Airport in Nevada.
by Wayne Sagar – The Reno National Championship Air Races governing body, Reno Air Race Association (RARA), held the 18th annual Pylon Racing Seminar “Rookie School” June 17-20, 2015. Begun in 2008 as a way to... [ Continue Reading ]
Aviation Students Offered “Blog Writing Scholarships”
July 28, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Annual scholarship provides platform for students to share their experiences.
July 28, 2015 – After a successful launch of the inaugural Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation scholarship program in 2014, Globalair.com announced during Oshkosh Airventure 2015 it will continue offering its blog writing scholarship... [ Continue Reading ]
Watertown International Airport (KART) opens New FBO/Business Center
July 25, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
DEXTER, NY – The Watertown International Airport has opened its brand new Business Center. Jefferson County Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication on July 24, 2015 at the 19,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as a Business Center and Hangar for corporate users of the airport, houses... [ Continue Reading ]
Atlantic Flyer Awards – Outstanding Airport Restaurant 2015
July 10, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Sunset Pub and Grill – Lincoln Park, NJ (N07)
What makes a great aviation dining experience? Location, ambiance, a fine balance between the aromas of good food and aircraft exhaust…? Well, maybe that’s taking it a bit too far. Atlantic Flyer asked our readers to nominate their choice... [ Continue Reading ]
Zenith Aircraft Company host Cub Scouts
June 15, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Hordes of enthusiastic youngsters descend on factory to learn, help build
Mexico, Missouri, June 14, 2015: The week brought well over a hundred Cub Scouts to the Zenith Aircraft factory in Mexico, Missouri, where the 7-10 year-olds were able to get a good look at what goes into building and flying small... [ Continue Reading ]
Bob Carlton named recipient of the 2015 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship
June 11, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Bob Carlton performing in his Super Salto sailplane
World Airshow News has announced that Bob Carlton is the 2015 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. Carlton joins a long list of honorees that reads like an airshow hall of fame. Bob Carlton began his fascination with aviation as a young... [ Continue Reading ]
Sal’s Law: Altimeters, EFB’s and DUI’s
June 10, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Sal Lagonia Esq., is an Aviation Attorney, Professor of Aviation Law and expert safety consultant who is a frequent speaker on aviation safety.
GC @ Email: I am in the process of completing my medical application for renewal and the question on DUI arrests is puzzling me. I did have a recent arrest... [ Continue Reading ]
Is Aviation Looking Up?
June 1, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
by Sal Lagonia, Esq. – After spending a week at Sun n’ Fun this year, a person could only be left with renewed optimism as to the future of general aviation. New and beautiful aircraft with shining paint jobs could be seen at every turn. Plenty of electronics were being demonstrated in the... [ Continue Reading ]
Kevin Lacey – Not Just a Repo Man
May 17, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
Kevin Lacey, star of The Discovery Channel’s reality show “Airplane Repo”, standing in front of his first airplane – a 1946 Taylorcraft.
by Brian Columbus, Publisher – While at Sun ‘n Fun 2015, I had the good fortune of running into the star of The Discovery Channel’s... [ Continue Reading ]
Atlantic Flyer’s 2015 Air Show Schedule
May 16, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
2015 is shaping up to be an outstanding year for air shows. The military jet teams have full performance schedules and are being supported by top civilian teams including the Black Diamond Jet team, Team Aeroshell, Team Aerodynamix, Lima Lima Flight and many more. New to the US this year are the Breitling... [ Continue Reading ]
Plane Perfect presents: “Hazards on the Shelf”
May 15, 2015 by Atlantic Flyer
By Chris Thomsen – Have you cleaned your car lately? With the proliferation of automated convenience store drive thru wash bays it’s easier than ever to keep your ride looking nice. When it’s time to detail your car you head to the local parts or hardware store and buy up some easily available... [ Continue Reading ]