Article sent by a american pilot's friend in Panama:
Helo meets bull: Lose-lose
By David Jack Kenny
It’s often said that Alaskan aviation is a different business than flying in the Lower 48. The immense and sparsely populated landscape, seasonal weather extremes, and scarcity of supplies call...
While at sun and fun, I saw a few things that some fellow forum members may be interested in. I also was in the middle of the destruction, but I am still traveling and only with my I pad, (and also tech illiterate), I cannot post pictures of both, developments and destruction. But I could send...
If you fly your gyro a lot and/or do intense manouvering, please read this Australian Government report on hub bar failures in gyros in that country. And follow their advise, please, for not becoming this: :angel...
In another thread it was discused the use of compressed air for tip jets to power gyros and helicos. In France the technology is already used for cars. Pls see:
As no engine is required, only tanks filled with compressed air, if applied to...
Here's a cool website of many different types of fixed wing aircraft from many countries.
The list is not encyclopedic (that would be a huge amount of planes!), but it's got quite a few aircraft. Enjoy.
A Robinson 44 helicopter when down in Panama killing its pilot and two passengers. Witness said that they saw the machine doing a turn and exploting in the air at around 800' over terrain. One passenger tried to save himself jumping out of the helicopter before the impact but was killed by the...
Pls find below, recent from the oven, new videos of the Aurora Butterfly Gyro:
Sadly, I have decided to sell my Dominator. 35 TT. Rotax 582. Always hangared. Very well mantained. US$ 17,500. It is located in Panama. If interested, you may send me a message at [email protected] or call me at +507 6612 1610 .
Lycoming announces a new gasoline engine, IO-233-LSA, rated at 100hp to 116hp for lightsport aircraft. It include fuel injection. www.lycoming.com Does anybody knows more about this engine, including its weight and price? Could it be the long waited competitor for the 912/914 rotax?
At last I learnt how to use my digital camera and send the pictures to my Macinthosh Power book. But when I tried to post them as attached files, there is a warning that states that my file is over 700 something and that the Forum only allows a maximum of 150. It is nothing complicated. Just a...