Four Dead, Houses Destroyed In California Crash »

Four Dead, Houses Destroyed In California Crash

Four people are dead and at least two were injured in the crash that also destroyed two houses in Riverside, California on Monday. A Cessna 310 took off from Riverside Municipal Airport around 5 p.m. headed for San Jose and crashed about a half mile from the airport.


SpaceX Plans 2018 Manned Moon Shot »

SpaceX Plans 2018 Manned Moon Shot

SpaceX will send two people on a trip around the Moon next year in a Falcon Heavy rocket, the company announced on Monday. The two private citizens, whose names have not yet been released, have already paid “a significant deposit,” SpaceX said. “Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these individuals will travel into space carrying the hopes and dreams of all humankind, driven by the universal human spirit of exploration,” says a statement posted at the SpaceX website.


Tucker Wins Hoover Trophy »

Tucker Wins Hoover Trophy

Veteran airshow pilot Sean Tucker will receive AOPA’s R.A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy on March 8 at a ceremony at Terminal A at Reagan National Airport. The award was inaugurated last year and given to Hoover, who died last year.


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Lucky Hunters Rescued By Chance »

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FAA: Possible Structural Issues In Vintage Cessnas »

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Alleged Drone Sightings On The Rise »

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Norwegian Offers $65 Fares To U.K. »

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Flybe Dash-8 Gear Collapses At Schipol »

A Flybe Dash-8 suffered a gear collapse Thursday at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport as a major storm battered western Europe. There were no injuries but the airplane is badly damaged. The... More


Short Final:

Short Final »

While flying from the northeast to south Florida last week it was bumpy at all altitudes and everyone was trying to find a better ride. I overheard this conversation with ATC ... United XYZ: Jax Center, were getting a rough ride here at 360. Do you have anything smoother? ... Jax Center: Yes, I-95 ... United XYZ (after much laughter): "Can we have that?" ... Jax Center: Sure, let me know when you see asphalt ... Frank McKee More


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Whirly-Girls Hosts Casino Night - All Proceeds Support the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

Whirly-Girls Hosts Casino Night - All Proceeds Support the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

Whirly-Girls Scholarship Banquet

The Whirly-Girls Announce their 2017 Scholarship Winners

27th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, April 30, 2017

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Returns Sunday, April 30, 2017, Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport Fantastic Flying Machines, World-Class Tricked-Out Cars and Trucks, Custom Motorcycles, Quirky Contraptions Headline "The Coolest Show on Earth"