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New Aviation Event - B-25 Mitchell at Coeur d'Alene Airport, Hayden, ID - Tuesday - Sunday, Aug 11-16, 2020

The B-25 Bomber Maid in the Shade will be in Coeur D' Alene, ID August 10-16, 2020. One of the rarest historical military planes in the world will be near you. Come see it up close and personal, and better yet fly in it! Hosted by CAF Airbase Arizona. Mon/Fri-Sun: 2p - 6p Tue-Thurs: 9a - 6p


Featured Fun Place to FLY! McKinney Air Center, McKinney, TX

"McKinney National Airport TKI is your full-service North Texas general aviation resource. Enjoy convenient access to the entire North Texas area. We offer full service for corporate fleets, general aviation, hangar space and incentives with fewer delays and superior infrastructure and services. We are the North Texas airport of choice for business and personal aviation transportation" - Submitted by Mark Jaraczewski.
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Pilot Destination Update - Holmans Table, St. Paul, MN

"Holman's Table is an absolute gem. Awesome food. Located in the historic Terminal Building at the St Paul Airport. Outdoor patio overlooking the airfield. Taxi right up the restaurant." - Submitted by Mike Schumann.
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How much does an airplane cost? Here are 7 you can own AND fly for $40/Day! - Airplane Academy

Aviation doesn't have to be prohibitively expensive, and in this video we cover 7 (actually 8) different airplanes that you can own and fly for about $40/day. At the end we walk through the math and assumptions behind how that's possible. Aviation is not a cheap hobby, but it doesn't have to automatically be too expensive to pursue. In this video we hope to help provide some information that might make aviation more accessible. The world needs more pilots!


Scrappy takes a backseat. Carbon Fiber + Garmin = Happy Scrappy - Mike Patey

Update on the construction of Scrappy!


What's the Annual Salary of an Airline Pilot? - 74 Gear

What is the pilot pay for an international airline pilot at a US carrier? When you find out how much a pilot makes a year as a senior airline Captains you may be surprised. In this video I talk about pilot salary from many pilots first pilot job as a regional pilot until the end of their career as a airline captain. A pilots wage has a huge range and I discuss that in the video!


Featured Fun Place to FLY! Nu-Cavu, Wallkill, NY

"Come to Nu-Cavu. Located in Wallkill, NY, just outside of the Kobelt Airport, Nu-Cavu serves up Wallkill's finest Italian fare with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Nu-Cavu, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. We serve only the finest meats and seafood, freshest vegetables, breads, and deserts baked fresh everyday on the premises. Our sensational menu and attention to detail create a truly enjoyable dining experience. Restaraunt is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday from 11:30 am - 12:00pm. Dinner served until 9:00pm. Open Friday and Saturday from 11:30am - 2:00am. Dinner served until 10:00pm. Late Night Bar menu." - Submitted by Carmela.
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Van's RV Aircraft and 100 Dollar Hamburgers! Life is Good! - VansAircraftBuilders.com

What a great combination, Van's RV Aircraft and Hamburgers! Join us as we Fly Gene's RV-7A from McKinney National Airport to Sulphur Springs Airport, to grab a burger at The Red Barn Cafe!


Featured Fun Place to FLY! Pik-N-Pig BBQ, Carthage, NC

"GREAT Fly in / Drive in destination. Identifier changing to BQ1. 13/31 - 2500' paved with grass strip on left of 13. CTAF 122.9 unmonitored. Plenty of plane parking on grass. Great food and aviation atmosphere with large covered eating area outside and comfortable seating inside. Great view of runway and full size P40 mockup. A nice weekend day will see 15+ aircraft flying in." - Submitted by Dick Kruse.
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New Aviation Event - Empire State Aerosciences Museum Reopens, Glenville, NY - Friday - Sunday, Aug 7-9, 2020

The Empire State Aerosciences Museum ESAM, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville, NY 12302, has reopened to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am - 4 pm. ESAM has reopened its doors to the public, after a 4 month closure in an effort to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. In step with guidelines from the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control, ESAM has developed a plan to ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff. The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is a one-of-a-kind cultural resource located at the Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, at the site of the former General Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the museum offers visitors a variety of enjoyable and educational experiences, including interpretive exhibits, a spectacular collection of restored aircraft, the State's largest aviation library and an airpark with over 20 aircraft! Exhibits include the enemy aircraft in the film Top Gun, a 13th scale model of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi built for the film Tora, Tora, Tora and a mockup of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 10, used in the TV movie The Final Flight starring Diane Keaton. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3 Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.


Essential Flying Skill - Energy Management - Backcountry182

The importance of energy managment and speed control for pilots.


From The Flight Deck - Wrong Surface Intersection - Federal Aviation Administration

Wrong Surface operations are a serious and continuing issue at airports throughout the National Airspace System (NAS). The majority of these incidents involve general aviation aircraft and pilots. This video focuses on wrong direction intersection takeoffs, describing the risks associated with them, and demonstrating various strategies and tips that will help pilots avoid these situations.


Welcome to the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing Museum - Minnesota Wing

This year has been a tough year for a lot of people. We've seen many businesses and non-profit groups close their doors due to COVID-19. We are so grateful to have so much support from the community, both here in Minnesota and online to help keep us moving forward to honor, educate, and inspire future generations.


Featured Fun Place to FLY! The Red Barn Cafe, Sulphur Springs, TX

"A really nice airport and a short walk to the Redbarn Cafe, which is just across the street from the airport. Friendly folks and a great burger! The airport has a beautiful approach over a lake and a really nice FBO." - Submitted by Gene Lee.
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AvWeb's Virtual Tradeshow Frasca International - AVweb

No AirVenture this year, but AVweb is conducting a series of interviews with people and companies we would have talked to had we actually been there. Part 1 features John Frasca of Frasca International, the pioneer company in aircraft simulation of all sizes.


Featured Fun Place to FLY! Hollister Municipal Airport, Hollister, CA

"GREAT place to fly into. Outside dining, reasonable prices and nice people. The airport has some of the neatest old planes in open hangars which you are welcome to check out and take pictures. Runway is long and in great shape - just be aware of the glider traffic and make sure to give the landing gliders priority." - Submitted by N5903C.
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Featured Fun Place to FLY! The Airport Cafe, Urbana, OH

"Good food, homemade pies & cakes, cheap prices. Come down from the sky for a piece of pie!" - Submitted by Bob Huber.
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Slow Flight Down The Runway - MzeroA Flight Training

In the month of August, we will review tips to help you improve your landings. The first video in this series is Slow Flight Down The Runway.


RV-10 Fuselage - 51% rule explained - Jason Ellis

In this video I go through and explain the 51% rule as I understand it and then go on to work on the skins.


ArticAir Portable Cooler Review - Taking Off

This video shows real world how it's designed to work.


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