Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Beer Delivery Drone Stopped by FAA

Now, this is innovation! There has been a lot of coverage of drones in the National Airspace, but none quite like this: From CNN: “Ice fishers in Minnesota are reeling from a recent FAA decision prohibiting beer delivery by drone. … Continue reading

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On Vacation

Be back posting soon!

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The Ultimate Paper Airplane

Here’s an interesting story from RadioTimes: “James May dreamt of being a fighter pilot as a child, his passion stoked by hours spent folding and refolding sheets of paper to produce the sleekest flying model. His love of model planes … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

From all of us at the High Altitude Flying Club, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a high flying New Year!

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Gifts for Pilots

For those of you trying to find that last minute gift for the pilot in your life, AOPA came up with this list: “This week, I take a look items I want from the AOPA Online Store, done in partnership … Continue reading

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Time for Xmas Lists

Here’s our first one from the AOPA Reporting Points blog….. “I don’t know about you, but I’m in full shopping mode for the holidays. I’ve been buying for my family and others in my life. My husband asked me what … Continue reading

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Fun in a Cub

On this windy and soon-to-be-cold day, this looks like a lot of fun: Hat tip: AirPigz

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United Airlines’ First 787

You have to see this video…. Hat Tip: Huff Post Travel

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Free for Aspiring Pilots

From AVweb: “EAA said this week that Sporty’s has made its new Learn To Fly course available to all Young Eagles free of charge. Sporty’s has previously offered its recreational and private pilot courses free to Young Eagles, and more … Continue reading

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Yuppie 911?

A New York Times article talks about how the personal locator beacon is putting a strain on search and rescue: “Consider the case that unfolded in the Grand Canyon in 2009. Four hikers in a remote part of the canyon … Continue reading

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