Category: Aviation

Puerto Rico Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Assists in Response to Earthquakes Across Puerto Rico

Civil Air Patrol members are conducting damage assessment in support of various federal, state and local agencies as part of the response to a series of earthquakes and aftershocks off the southern coast of Puerto Rico since Dec. 28. The Federal Emergency Management Agency requested support from CAP for disaster relief efforts on the island.

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“A Salute to Veterans” – Planes of Fame Air Museum Air Show May 2 & 3 2015

Planes of Fame Air Museum is proud to present Air Show 2015, May 2 & 3: “A Salute to Veterans“. This year’s airshow will feature nearly 50 historic aircraft, performing for your enjoyment as well as a salute to our veterans. We invite you to Airshow 2015 to celebrate the history, contributions, and sacrifices of …

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Sporty’s offers refurbished Cessna 172s

Jim Moore has posted over on the AOPA about Sporty’s 172LTE refurbished Cessna program. Sporty’s announced the program back in December (you can read about it HERE). From the article: Sporty’s refurbished Cessna 172LITE project caught on fast. A used Skyhawk with an overhauled engine, new interior, and a fresh coat of paint (among other …

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Sporty’s unveils Cessna 172LITE project

A Stripped-down Skyhawk designed to offer cheaper training Jill W. Tallman has posted about Sporty’s new 172LITE program over on the AOPA website.  From the article: A refurbished Cessna 172 that will offer more cost-effective flight training is at the heart of the Cessna 172LITE project, announced Dec. 17 by Sporty’s. “Sporty’s is acquiring 172s …

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Navy Retires EA-6B Prowler to Palm Springs Air Museum

A press release from the Palm Springs Air Museum: PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – As the sound of two Pratt and Whitney jet engines echoed through the San Jacinto Mountain Range, one of the last four Navy EA-6B ‘Prowler’ fixed-wing aircraft still in service, made its triumphant final fly-by over the Palm Springs Air Museum, Nov. …

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