On The Fly

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The FAA turned on seven approach lights at New Bedford Airport last week a week after a fatal crash. There's still more work to do to get all the lights working, but about 1,400 feet is now illuminated…

All that fancy navigation gear on a Gulfstream 550 was put to the test last week as the pilots decided to do a little modern-day skywriting, which was caught by flight tracking aficionados of FlightAware

A career Coast Guard pilot is the winner of AOPA’s annual airplane sweepstakes. Rocky Lee, who’s about to retire after 20 years, has 9,000 hours in his logbook and the refurbished Cherokee Six fits his retirement plans perfectly…

The U.S. Air Force’s new Initial Flight Screening center opened in Pueblo, Colo., last week at Doss Aviation. Doss has the flight screening contract and will train about 1,700 pilot candidates a year on 44 Diamond DA20-C1 and one DA40 aircraft.