Up in Smoke

Originally posted in Cessna Pilot’s Association Magazine By Guy R. Maher Early this year, my 1956 310 was in the shop of my preferred maintenance facility, Iredell Aircare, Statesville, NC, for an annual inspection when the shop caught on fire. The plane was one of five lost due to extreme heat and smoke damage. Miraculously, the…

Pilot Back in the AIR after Aviation Scholarship

Aircraft dispatcher Caitlin Lyons, also known as Cessna Chick on her blog, does not allow adversity to get in the way of her goals. Living in Manhattan without a car during her private pilot training offered quite the challenge. Her commute the closest general aviation airport resulted in over one and half hours on a…

Aviation Insurance Resource Adds Bill Snead to Team of Insurance Experts

Frederick, MD, February 27, 2015 – Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR), ), a leading provider of insurance brokerage services, announced Friday that aviation insurance veteran Bill Snead has joined Aviation Insurance Resources as National/Signature Accounts Manager effective immediately. Bill Snead brings over 30 years of invaluable aviation insurance experience as an underwriter, agent, broker, and as the…

Flying in the Bahamas

 You’ve left the winter weather behind you. The sun shines brightly above, making the clear ocean sparkle below. Soon you’ll be sipping a cool drink on the beach, hearing the waves lapping at the shore. General aviation opens up a world of freedom, including the freedom to fly your personal aircraft to the islands of…

AeroSport Aircraft Insurance

AeroSport, LLC is the U.S. distributer of SkyReach (Pty) Ltd. and its light sport aircraft, the BushCat (previoiusly known as the Cheetah). Praised for its short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities, its low operating costs and low maintenance, the BushCat is popular aircraft used for anti-poaching patrols in Africa.  The BushCat is available in tailwheel…