June 1, 2006
A booklet labeled "Cessna '69-172/Skyhawk: One of the freedom fleet from Cessna," extolled the merits of the 172 for business travel. The introductory paragraph exclaimed: "When you step aboard a Skyhawk, you're in a new time zone... Skyhawk Savings Time."
Six aviation trail-blazers including the first female U.S. jet airline captain, an Apollo astronaut, an air racer, a record-setting test pilot, and a pair of brothers renowned for aircraft design innovation will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2014.
Flight testing of a factory version of the Quicksilver Sport 2S, the first of two models with factory-built versions planned, is complete.
This month we look at the Pitts S2-B operated by Eagle Sport Aviation in Deland, FL.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.