Michael Combs who became the first Sport Pilot to fly a Light Sport Aircraft into all fifty states announced today the route for his next World Record Flight. The Transcontinental Flight will take off from Ontario, California and touch down on the East Coast in Charleston, South Carolina.
There is nothing more important in General Aviation than pilot safety. New updates to the Lockheed Martin Flight Services (LMFS) automation system using spidertracks real-time flight tracking and communications technology will make General Aviation in the USA safer and more convenient.
Eleven adventurous Kiwis are about to take to the African skies, flying 5 Cessna 182's over some of the biggest and best game parks throughout South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe and will also gain a South African license while there. After months of planning they are about to leave, starting the journey on the 9th of July. Read the article from AOPA magazine by Richard Primrose and follow the groups progress on their public page.
Recently the Department of the Interior, Alaska, announced a change to its contracts to require all aircraft operators that carry DOI employees (and in some cases cargo) to have an Iridium Satellite Aircraft Tracking system on board.
The world’s oldest and largest helicopter sightseeing company, Papillon, announced at Heli-Expo today that is making a commitment to improving the safety of its fleet and passengers by choosing spidertracks aircraft tracking system for its flight following.