Picture of the Day: Arguing about headsets and short field techniques

Lee Hilty submitted the following photo and note: “Pilot/owner Tim Slabach and co-pilot/A&P Kenton Good and myself heading to my little brother’s wedding. We took off from William M. Tuck Airport (W78) in South Boston, Virginia, and aimed the fun end towards Skyhaven Airport (KRCM) in Warrensburg, Missouri. This photo was taken at 10,500’ over Greensburg, Kentucky.” […]

Super Bowl creates ‘No Drone Zone’

The FAA will establish a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) on game day that will prohibit both general aviation aircraft and drones within a 30-nautical-mile radius of the stadium up to 17,999' in altitude. The TFR will be in place from 5:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Fast 5: Rolls-Royce Starts Engine Change Services

Rolls-Royce recently introduced a Trent XWB engine change service, with HAECO as its launch partner. Will this service primarily be used for unscheduled maintenance?

The service we have just launched is event-based, designed for ad-hoc use as required for either scheduled or unscheduled maintenance. Essentially, a one-off engine change that may be completed at any location.

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