Entries by Ralph

Book Review

“Stress is Relative” by Rose Marie Kern This is the second book for Rose. Her first consisted of information she gained from working for the FAA as an Air Traffic Controller (ATC). It was aptly titled, “Air to Ground.” Rose begins “Stress is Relative” with her being hired at ATC including the training phase. Being […]

Throttle Forward June 2018

TAKE A KID FLYING! Every year since 2001 and the creation of FLY-LOW Publications, I have urged pilots, in person and in the magazine, to take a kid flying. Well, as you know, if your read our May issue; our cartoonist Rob Pudim put together a cartoon that represents my passion. We will use it […]

Dayton Air Show 2018

Dayton, Ohio – The Vectren Dayton Air Show announced today the massive U.S. Air Force B-52 heavy bomber will be on ground display at the 2018 show. The 44th annual show, a premier summer event in the Miami Valley region, will take off on June 23rd and 24th at the Dayton International Airport. The U.S. […]

June Events

June 1 – 3 – Mountain View, AR – Wilcox Airport (7M2) – Ercoupe Spring Fly-In (Other fliers welcome). Lots of fun things to do in this beautiful community known as the Folk Music Capitol of the World. See Ozark Folk Center and the Blanchard Springs Caverns. Join us for a laid back weekend with […]

Erik Lindbergh receives award

New York (United States)/Saint-Imier (Switzerland) – Longines was honored to present the very first Longines Lindbergh Award during a ceremony held Monday night in New York. In the spirit of elegance and performance dear to the Swiss watchmaker, the first laureate to receive the prize, honouring a person of Charles Lindbergh’s pioneering character, was none […]

Andy’s List For Middle America

May 18 – 20 – Jonesboro, AR – Classic Airstrip (23AR) Rans Fans Fly-in. RV and Tent camping available Information contact: Johnajaynes@yahoo.com Phone: 870-530-5577. May 19 – Pine Bluff, AR – Grider Field Airport (KPBF) fly-in breakfast 3rd Saturday of every month. Our specialty is eggs anyway you want them, from fried to eggs Benedict. […]

FYI: Aviation Accidents

On March 26, 2018, about 1053 Pacific daylight time, a Mooney M20E was destroyed when it impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from runway 29 at Marina Municipal Airport (OAR), Marina, California. The private pilot/owner received fatal injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The airplane was based at Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI), Watsonville, California. According to WVI […]

How to buy the right airplane!

by Bob Worthington   Let me begin by stating that there is no single “RIGHT” airplane for almost anyone. Even if having all the money in the world, I doubt if one could buy the perfect plane that is able to accomplish every single mission flown. Most pilots have constraints and limitations that automatically place […]