Ervolino: The first time I flew I didn't land with the plane
Last week, a radio station posted a poll question on its social media site that I later reposted on Facebook: "Where did you go the first time you flew?" I traveled from New York to Fort Lauderdale in 1978, when I was not quite 23 and in desperate need of a tan. My first plane trip! But as I was typing this into my post, it suddenly occurred to me that this wasn't the correct answer to the question.
The Wichita Eagle
Manufacturers making progress with diesel-powered airplane engines
When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, including Wichita's Cessna Aircraft, in part because of a need for alternative fuel sources.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Editors and Their First Airplane Loves
You never forget your first love, especially the first airplane that captured your heart and ignited a passion for aviation forever. Take a look at the Flying editors and the story of first airplane loves.
Cheap Plane Of The Week: 1963 Cessna 172 Skyhawk For $15,000
Each week, Flight Club is going to highlight a plane that's for sale, for those who might be looking to buy. Here are the criteria: the plane must be complete and flyable, and under $30,000, which is roughly the average car price.
Hawaii Student Receives Richard Harper Scholarship
A young Hawaiian man with aspirations of being a pilot has been selected to receive $7,500 for flight training through EAA's Richard Harper Flight Training Scholarship. Riley Turk, a high school senior from Oahu, Hawaii, met the requirement of a minimum 3.8 GPA and wrote an essay describing his passion for flight and ambition for wanting to fly.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Myvatn: One Airline Will Totally Fly You Right Over Iceland's Erupting Volcano
While commercial air traffic has been giving Iceland a wide berth over the past week or two, a few Icelandic airlines are eager to capitalize on the action. For a start, an Icelandair pilot opted for a scenic routing and extra circle over the volcano, which provided passengers with a good view of the most active zone.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
NTSB says crashed plane's flight system OK
Crumpled wreckage including the tail and right door of the private Cessna that crashed Monday at Hampton Airfield, killing two Kingston residents, remained on the airfield Wednesday.
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Randy LaValley of the Potsdam-based Lavalle Transportation trucking company is branching out with LaValley Aviation, based at Damon Field, the Potsdam Municipal Airport.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Two killed when Cessna 180 strikes clump of trees
Two men were killed Monday morning when a Cessna 180 crashed into a stand of trees at the Hampton Airfield, according to North Hampton Fire Chief Dennis Cote.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
One person dies as plane registered to Edmonton man crashes in B.C.
A Cessna 172 similar to the one in this file photo crashed near the Crawford Bay B.C. air strip.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Creedmoor family grateful after plane misses home
A family that moved to Creedmoor three weeks ago awoke late Thursday to flashing police lights and saw a plane crashed in their yard, and not far from their sleeping children.
Plane owned by Pewee Valley man crashes in North Carolina yard
A plane owned by an Oldham County man that reportedly departed from a Kentucky airport crashed in the front yard of a home in Granville County, North Carolina late Thursday night.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
American Aviation has grown with Brooksville airport for 35 years
For more than 35 years, American Aviation has served pilots and airplane owners at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.
The Wichita Eagle
Cessnaa s Independence plant delivers 10,000th single-engine plane
Cessna Aircraft's Independence plant has reached a milestone with the delivery of the 10,000th single-engine airplane built at the plant since it made its first delivery in June 1996, the company said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Plane that crashed killing Case students is a popular training aircraft
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Willoughby Hills | Pilot discusses flying crashed planeWilloughby...
Tuesday night veteran pilot Paul Mikhli stopped at the spot on Bishop Road where a Cessna 172 crashed, killing four Case Western students Pilot discusses flying crashed plane Tuesday night veteran pilot Paul Mikhli stopped at the spot on Bishop Road where a Cessna 172 crashed, killing four Case Western students Check out this story on WKYC.com: ... (more)
Cessna plant in Independence delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft
Textron Aviation's Independence production plant for its Cessna Aircraft Co. division has delivered its 10,000 single-engine aircraft.
Pilot in Willoughby Hills crash made 'impossible turn'
Just before his Cessna 172 struck the ground Monday night, 20-year-old pilot William Felten made a last ditch effort to save the airplane he was flying and three other Case Western Reserve University students on board.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Malaysian Crew Members 'Afraid To Fly'
Last week, my wife and I heard this radio exchange while flying across Texas: ... San Angelo Approach: "Cardinal XXX, you got time for a... The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.