Thoughtful Gifts for Your Pilot: A 2014 Gift Guide

Thoughtful Gifts for Your Pilot: A 2014 Gift Guide

Black Friday is upon us and Christmas will be here before we know it. ¬†You have under a month to buy your gifts and get them wrapped. Now, if you’re one of those “planners” you’ve had your list, your shopping is done, and you’ve got a...
OSH14 Days 1 & 2: 500lbs of Jet-A for my Skyhawk, Please

OSH14 Days 1 & 2: 500lbs of Jet-A for my Skyhawk, Please

It’s that time of the year when half a million people converge on beautiful Oshkosh, WI for Airventure. Day 1 is in the bag and day 2 should be nearly done when you read this. I’m not there, though I wish I was, but I’m making big plans for next...
So Long Skycatcher: No More Cessna 162

So Long Skycatcher: No More Cessna 162

As you may have heard, it seems Cessna is getting out of the LSA business. This recent announcement pretty much clears up exactly what CEO Scott Earnest meant when he indicated the Skycatcher had no future at the NBAA convention in October. How you feel about this...
Last Minute Pilot Gifts: 10 Ideas to Consider

Last Minute Pilot Gifts: 10 Ideas to Consider

Not to rub salt in the wounds, but Christmas less than a week away. Thanks to the logistical marvels that are UPS, FedEx, and even the good old USPS you’ve still got a little time left to order online. Failing that, you’ve got just under 6 days to find...
Pilot Gifts: 2013 Edition

Pilot Gifts: 2013 Edition

It’s that time of the year again. You know, the one where you glance at the calendar and realize you’ve got less than a month to get all your holiday shopping done and then have a heart attack, because you don’t know what to buy anyone. This can be...
10 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Pilots

10 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Pilots

At this point, I’m sure you’re in a rush trying to wrap up your Christmas shopping. The good news is that you’ve got about 5 days left to order online and I’ve got 10 things that will put a smile on a pilot’s face. I’ve tried to...
Gifts for Pilots: The Aviation Gift Guide 2012 Edition

Gifts for Pilots: The Aviation Gift Guide 2012 Edition

In the U.S., today is Thanksgiving and we all know what that means–Black Friday is fast approaching. Well, alright it means a lot more than that, but Thanksgiving has long since become the beginning of the buying rush for Christmas. So, unless you celebrate...
7 promising roadable aircraft projects

7 promising roadable aircraft projects

1. Terrafugia Transition You can’t really talk about flying cars, or roadable aircraft to be more precise, without mentioning the Terrafugia Transition. It’s been chugging along for a while and it is one of the most developed designs. It had its first...