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Date: 05/23/2022 06:18 AM
The 64-year-old pilot who collapsed at the controls of a Cessna Caravan before an untrained passenger took the controls a couple of weeks ago is recovering from the life-threatening condition that felled him. At a news conference last week, reporters were told Kenneth Allen, of Lake Wales, Florida, suffered an aortic dissection, a stroke-like event […]
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Date: 05/23/2022 05:32 AM
A competitor in an AOPA-sponsored STOL competition in Nebraska was killed Friday when his Cessna 140 appeared to stall and spin while setting up to land. According to AOPA, Tom Dafoe’s 1946 140 “rolled and dove during or soon after the base-to-final turn, and struck the ground in view of shocked spectators.” The accident happened […]
Date: 05/23/2022 04:56 AM
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky says he wants to see a partially built An-225 finished to replace the one destroyed in fighting in Hostomel early in the war with Russia. It will cost about $800 million to finish the second aircraft, which has been stored in good condition since getting to about 70 percent complete in […]
Date: 05/22/2022 10:50 PM
It’s the dream story for many a pilot: The commercial pilot in the left seat becomes incapacitated and you have to take over and save the day. It happened in real life earlier this month, except the person taking over wasn’t a pilot, and controller Robert Morgan had to talk him down for a landing […]
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Date: 05/22/2022 03:46 PM
As a means of easing the airline pilot shortage, there's a rumored proposal to increase the retirement age beyond 65. This week's poll asks if you think that's a good idea.
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