Timeless Voices - Kirk Hawkins
Kirk Hawkins is the founder and CEO of ICON Aircraft, makers of the Icon A5 amphibian. A graduate of the Stanford Business School, Kirk is an engineer, former U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot, and long-time motorsport enthusiast. Recorded in July 2009.
In Light-Sport Aircraft
Webinar- What TBO Really Means: Why I Bought a New Plane
Time between overhauls (TBO), which is usually used to infer the remaining lifetime of an aircraft engine, is simply a manufacturer’s recommendation. Prof. H. Paul Shuch explains why he was forced to sell off a perfectly good aircraft at 2000 hours.
Webinar- Equipping for ADS-B 2020 - One Pilot's Odyssey
Though the deadline for compliance with the new ADS-B rules isn't until January 1, 2020, many aircraft owners aren't waiting that long. Prof. H. Paul Shuch documents his path to achieving ADS-B 2020 compliance for his light-sport aircraft.
Webinar- Four Fundamentals of Flight - Breaking it Down to Basics
Avoid information overload by breaking flight down to the four most basic maneuvers. Prof. H. Paul Shuch explains if you can execute these four tasks (first individually and then in combination), you can fly.
Webinar- Introduction to Modern Gyroplane Flying
Bob Snyder from AutoGyro USA provides an introduction to gyroplanes. He will provide an overview of how their unique performance make them so much fun to fly. Looking at the history of past gyroplanes to the newest currently available.
Webinar- Aw Chute!
Boris Popov, founder and director of BRS Aerospace, presents a brief history of BRS ballistic parachutes, and current and future developments of aircraft parachute recovery systems.
Ultralight flying represents one of the fastest and purest ways to experience the joys of aviation. From powered-parachutes and trikes to traditional fixed wings and even amphibians and rotorcraft, ultralights are fun, exciting, and affordable.