A series of recent crashes in southwest Florida involving ultralight aircraft has highlighted the risks of operating these non-standard, unregulated aircraft – for the pilot, and people on the ground…
32nd Annual IUAC Ultralight/Lightplane Safety Seminar is presented by the llinois Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration, Springfield FSDO.
Ultralight or microlight aviation generally refers to an aircraft that seats either one or two people and became very popular during the 1970’ through to the 1980s, as it was more affordable than other aircraft. Due to the development in popularity of this type of aircraft, each country set up their own rules and regulations in regard to ultralight aviation, taking into account speed and weight, with allowances being made for amphibian and seaplanes. Some countries also make allowances for the installation of ballistic parachutes, meaning that there are no internationally recognized regulations, as each country has their own guidelines.
Due to its central location, Prague is known as the heart of European aviation, and is therefore a superb location for AeroExpo Prague 2010. The expo is set to take place from 28 to 30 May 2010 at the Pribram Airfield, about 50 kilometers outside the city. This international event attracts exhibitors from far and [...]
Every so often the German city of Magdeburg sees fit to host a massive air show known as the Air Magdeburg. The event sees aircraft from all over Europe and the world make their way to one location to thrill the public and give them greater insight into the many varieties of aircraft and the latest industry developments.
Prague is located within an approximate eight hundred kilometer radius of all general aviation activity in Europe, and it therefore appropriately known as the heart of European aviation. It is also the perfect location for an aviation expo, as it is near or en route to most destinations on the continent. A popular destination for tourists, Prague has been nicknamed the â€œGolden Cityâ€ and the â€œCity of a Thousand Spiresâ€. The cobblestone streets, historic buildings and noteworthy sites have grown a lucrative tourism industry, hence it is the ideal destination for expos such as the AeroExpo Prague 2008.
The annual Valkaria Air Fest is always a major event on the aviation calendar. On the 16th of February 2008 the Valkaria Airport, in Florida in the United States of America, will be the host of this magnificent festival that promotes all forms of flight and pays respect to the pilots, engineers and visionaries of the past who have played vital roles in bringing aviation to this point. The Valkaria Air Fest 2008 is guaranteed to be a day of fun, fascination, excitement, entertainment and education.