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SkyChick's Air Camping Video to Premiere at Oshkosh
July 3, 2015: For fifteen years, air adventurer Ramona Cox has been flying to remote airstrips all over the Great West, and she typically finds herself “alone in the wilderness.” That, of course, is the idea!

Although “air camping” generally consist of three-day weekend getaways, Ramona “SkyChick” Cox’s expertise was perfected through spending months at a time, flying her Cessna TU-20... Read More
André Borscherg’s Nagoya-Hawaii Flight:Performance Notifications Received by FAI
Lausanne, Switzerland, 3 July 2015 – The FAI has received the following performance notifications from the Solar Impulse team, following André Borschberg’s flight from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii, with the solar-powered aeroplane “Solar Impulse 2”.

The performances were monitored by FAI Official Observers to ensure that they were made according to the Sporting Code of the Federation. Read More
Flying Musicians Awards FMA Solo Scholarship
The Flying Musicians Association has selected the very first FMA Solo Program Scholarship winner. The selection process was very difficult due to the high quality of so many high-quality nominees.

Five finalists, from Florida, Texas (2), Georgia, and Illinois were selected from nominations received from band directors across the country. “We are extremely impressed by the level of ac... Read More
Zenith Hosts Cub Scouts: 150 enthusiastic youngsters descend on factory to learn, help
Mexico, Missouri, June 14, 2015: The week brought dozens of 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 airplanes.

“It was a learning experience that was perfectly disguised as fun,” said Zenith President Sebastien Heintz. “They absorbed all kinds of knowledge; they eve... Read More
Zenith Fly In to Summer: June 20, 2015
Informal gathering of Zenith enthusiasts having fun, growing the sport:
Mexico, Missouri: The long tradition of builder camaraderie and help that is the hallmark of Zenith Aircraft Company is nowhere better experienced than at the company’s factory in Mexico, Missouri, where pilots, experienced builders, and the entire factory meet with new builders and hopefuls, to explore and celebrate the... Read More
Kaolin Aviation to Offer FWF Kits for ULPower
Sandersville, GA May 15, 2015: Kaolin Aviation has contracted to design and produce firewall-forward (FWF) kits for popular kit-built aircraft, to make the choice of ULPower engines easier, when the OEM airframer has not yet developed a FWF installation.

“We realize that most builders don’t want to have to design and fabricate their own engine mounts,” said ULPower US director Robert ... Read More
Bahamas Takes Flight Social Media Contest
April 21, 2015 - The game of flying just got more interesting, rewarding and easier. Pilots, aviation enthusiasts and anyone who have had or wish to have a fantastic, exotic vacation to the Islands of The Bahamas are in for a real treat today. Thanks to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) and its new social media promotion #BahamasTakesFlight, which launched April 21, 2015, their wish can...... Read More
Flying Musicians team with band directors, flight instructors to offer solo scholarship
April 24, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association announces the creation of the FMA Solo Scholarship Award program. The lucky recipients will receive scholarships that will pay for their primary flight training, through their first solo. In cooperation with FMA’s corporate members and sponsors nationwide, this program will fund four scholarships to juniors or seniors in high scho...... Read More
X-47B First to Complete Autonomous Aerial Refueling

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) -- The X-47B successfully conducted the first ever Autonomous Aerial Refueling (AAR) of an unmanned aircraft April 22, completing the final test objective under the Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration program.

While flying off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, the X-47B connected to an Omega K-707 tanker aircraft and received over 4... Read More
Concorde Presents Aircraft Battery Airworthiness
Concorde Battery will present “Lead Acid Aircraft Battery Airworthiness” during Sun n Fun at the CFAA Building on the Sun n Fun grounds.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
CFAA Building – Sun n Fun 2015
Are you interested in knowing how to extend your battery life, how to properly charge a lead acid battery, what the differences are ... Read More

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