David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Volume 29, Number 36a, September 5, 2022
One Dead, Nine Missing In Washington State Floatplane Crash
One person has been confirmed dead and nine are missing after a turbine Otter floatplane crashed off Whidbey Island in Washington State on Sunday. The search for survivors was called off at noon on Monday. The charter aircraft took off[…]   Read this article
G100UL Triumphs: Now The Hard Part
I could reach for metaphors involving dogs catching cars or irresistible forces encountering immovable objects, but I’ll just go with a simple fact: After nearly 13 years of trying, GAMI finally has a fleetwide STC for its 100-octane unleaded aviation[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Gogoair 'AVANCE's inspired engineering
King Air Down, Pilot In Custody After Crash Threat (Updated)
A 29-year-old Tupelo, Mississippi man is facing a string of charges, including federal terrorism counts, after a five-hour flight in a stolen King Air C90. Authorities allege Cory Patterson, who has some flying experience, took the fully fueled King Air[…] Read this article

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GA Pilots Support Ukraine War Effort
A volunteer air force of more than 300 owner-pilots is delivering medical and other supplies to Polish border towns and returning with wounded refugees from war-torn Ukraine. Ukraine Air Rescue was formed just after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late[…] Read this article

Sherman Smoot Dies In Yak Crash
Sherman Smoot, former Naval aviator and longtime warbird and race pilot, died in the crash of a highly modified Yak-11 on Sept. 2. The crash occurred just after takeoff from Minter Field Airport in Shafter, California. Details of the crash[…] Read this article

Israel Banning Four-Engine Aircraft From Its Airports
Israel says it’s banning four-engine jets from serving the country as of March 2023 but it would appear only cargo carriers, including El Al’s cargo subsidiary, will be directly affected. The Israel Airports Authority says environmental, noise and sustainability concerns are[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, September 2, 2022
GAMI Unleaded Avgas Approved For GA Piston Fleet Go GAMI! (And thank you, FAA.) Absolutely the best possible news for GA. The only way that we get to keep flying in the U.S. There is *no* public support for airplanes[…] Read this article