EAA to FAA: Withdraw AD on ECi Cylinders
EAA is recommending that the FAA withdraw its proposed airworthiness directive (AD) regarding reciprocating aviation engine cylinder head assemblies manufactured by ECi Inc. because of a lack of data or adequate risk analysis performed by the agency.
Plane on the Brain - Online Version
Greteman Group, an aviation-specialty marketing firm that has worked with companies such as FlightSafety International, Bombardier, and the Lindbergh Foundation, has designed an online aviation trivia game that will tease the brain on the ever-changing world of aviation and provide a bit of friendly competition as well.
Sean Tucker Using Aviation to Profoundly Impact Young Lives
EAA's Young Eagles Chairman Sean D. Tucker is very excited about a new program he's getting off the ground in his hometown of Salinas, California, whose purpose is to change lives of at-risk youth through aviation. Although not an EAA program, Tucker says it wouldn't have ever happened without EAA.
First North American Flight Made by Rotax 912iS-Powered CH 750
A STOL CH 750 recorded a first recently when it became the first Zenith kit aircraft to fly in North America powered by the new Rotax 912iS engine.
Flying Musicians Association to Participate in Wright Event at Kitty Hawk
The Flying Musicians Association will participate in next week's 110th Anniversary of Powered Flight celebration, sponsored by the First Flight Society at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, December 16-17. FMA members will provide music, staff an information booth, and give its compelling 'Symphony in the Sky: The Correlation Between Aviation and Music' presentation that explains why nearly 50 percent of pilots are musicians.