Cirrus Aircraft today announced the TRAC Series, a purpose-built configuration of the best-selling SR Series line of aircraft developed specifically for flight training institutions. The TRAC Series is thoughtfully crafted with reliability, durability and economy in mind to meet the rigors of high-tempo flight operations,
The thin/dry air of high altitudes, long exposure to direct sunlight, and jet lag can all wreak havoc on your body. Proper hydration is fundamental to keep you in the air. Here are the top 5 ways, in no particular order, to relieve yourself inflight
Many hooligans on the roads these days yearn for the cold and dreary days of winter to wreak havoc on a freshly powdered parking lot. This bush pilot takes drifting to an entirely new level by taking a Piper Cub and carving perfect circles on
Textron Aviation Inc. today announced its Cessna TTx – the fastest fixed-gear piston aircraft – will be headlining its diverse product lineup at this year’s Reno Air Races. The TTx’s efficient laminar-flow wing design, race-bred engine and low-drag profile can be seen this week at Stead
Because Pinto. It might not come as a surprise that this flying Ford Pinto met its demise amidst smoke and flames, but what might surprise you is that it wasn’t cause by a faulty gas tank.
With an engineering degree from Northrop’s Institute of Technology in
After a retinal degenerative disease stole pilot Jim Platzer's eyesight, one of his greatest fears would be that he could never fly again. After working closely with a certified flight instructor, Jim was able to take back the controls and performs the impossible feat of
After many months of planning, engineering, fundraising, and hard work, the team building one of the most beautiful airplanes ever designed has finally gotten off the ground. After a recent teaser showing of the first engine start and high speed taxi testing, the first flight
Oh, and not just one hi-revving 1300cc superbike motor, but two. Each powering its own propellor in slick counter-rotating fashion. This Bugatti 100p replica is about to take flight.
In case you didn’t know, Ettore Bugatti (the same Bugatti that made famous race cars) built a
Performing for a live video feed in the skies of Sochi, Svetlana Kapanina demonstrates why she’s a legend in her own time. The seven time aerobatic world champion makes taking some serious g-force punishment look good during the Olympic Sky aviation festival.
She was joined by
This Czech designed L-39 Albatross basic military jet trainer might not carry any weapons, but in the hands of undisciplined civilian jet pilots, it has the potential to be seriously dangerous.
Thousands of these trainers remain in active service and have become one of the cheapest