New and Cool Items for Pilots

Here are several new items that we think all pilots will love! Plane Industries Boeing 737 Cowling Chair The Boeing 737 Cowling Chair from Plane Industries allows flying enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy a unique piece of aviation within their own homes. Built using a refurbished 737 engine cowling, the design pairs the polished metal…
18/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

China Seems To Embrace Growth In General Aviation and Aviation in General

Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! China announced earlier this week that it was quickly growing its aviation infrastructure, adding airports at what sure seems like a blistering pace. In the next five years the country plans to build 66 airports, bringing the number…
17/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Washington’s Reagan National Goes Dark

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport had flights delayed both coming and going on Wednesday night after a total loss of power airport wide. The blackout, which hit around 10PM, lasted about an hour. Because its systems can be…
16/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – Drones and Wildfires Don't Mix-Period

If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed.Thats the stern warning the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (UAS, or more popularly drones) who interfere with fighting wildfires. When firefighting aircraft have to be grounded due to an unauthorized drone…
16/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Nightmare Fire In An Air Ambulance

Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! On April 9, the NTSB adopted the probable cause and issued its final report on the inflight fire and crash of a Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II at McKinleyville, California, in which all four on board were killed. Why…
15/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

News and Updates – FAA Establishes Restrictions on Drone Operations over DOD Facilities

At the request of its Federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations 99.7 Special Security Instructions to address concerns about drone operations over national security-sensitive facilities by establishing temporary flight restrictions specific to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).In cooperation with Department…
15/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

September 2018 Crossword Key

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! The answer key for the crossword puzzle in the September 2018 issue of Plane & Pilot. Across     1  Flight reviews are mandatory every ___ (2 words)     5  Wing ___ (distance from tip to tip)     9 …
14/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Flight Design’s CTLSi: A High-Tech German LSA

Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! Grass strips are magical, I know. We all know that. But it wasn’t just any grass strip, but a special one, South Lakeland Airpark, just a few miles removed from the din of Sun ‘n Fun, which was…
13/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

2Q GAMA Numbers Encouraging for Light Aircraft Manufacturers

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! The General Aviation Manufacturers’ Association (GAMA) came out with its second quarter, 2018, delivery figures, and they look great for light aviation. Not so much for other sectors. Here’s the breakdown. Worldwide shipments (which is synonymous with “deliveries”)…
12/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Going Direct: Why Flight Sharing Is A Terrible Idea

Subscribe today to Plane & Pilot magazine for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! The gig economy is changing the world, for good and for ill. So why wouldn’t it work for private aircraft the same as it would for some guy’s Camry? When you phrase it like that, the question kind…
11/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Continental Reports Progress On Its Ambitious New Facility

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Continental Motors announced today that work has started on the foundation of its new factory in its longtime home of Mobile, Alabama, part of a $75 million plan to do what it does best, overhaul engines, but in…
10/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy

Four ADS-B Receivers to Consider

Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! With the FAA mandating that all aircrafts have Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) systems by January 1, 2020, we found four receivers you should look into if your plane still isn’t compliant. Scout Dual-Band ADS-B Receiver for…
09/08/2018/by Miami Flight Academy
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