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Safe Flight SCx AoA System
Safe Flight Instrument Corporation presented on Airventure Oshkosh 2014 their new Angle of Attack indicator, here is a video from AVWeb with a small presentation and practical demonstration of the product.
South African low-fare airline kulula.com recently came up with a brand-new, funny livery. One of their Boeing 737-86N (ZS-ZWP / OK-PIK), called “Flying 101″ is entirely covered with details and funny remarks about the plane.
The captain’s window is marked with the big cheese (”captain, my captain!”), the co-pilot’s window with co-captain (the other pilot on the PA system) and the jump seat is for wannabe pilots. In addition, the following descriptions of plane parts can be found: galley (cuppa anyone?)avionics (fancy navigation stuff)windows (best view in the world)wing #1 and #2engine #1 and #2 (26 000 pounds of thrust)emergency exit = throne zone (more leg room baby!)seats (better than taxi seats)some windows = kulula fans (the coolest peeps in the world)black box (which is actually orange)landing gear (comes standard with supa-fly mags)back door (no bribery/corruption here)tail (featuring an awesome logo)loo (or mile-high club initiation chamber)rudder (the steering thingy)stabiliser…
Those lovely people from Aerodreams, see previous post, were very nice to me and not only showed me their installations but also gave me a full tour to the airfield showing other hangars other airplanes and presenting other aviation pilots and enthusiasts who were enjoying the lovely day to spread their wings.
One quite interesting aircraft was this Citius on the photos below that was for sale. This Citius as built in Portugal in a company called BRM who specialized in ultralight aircraft fabrication and has already a good market share here in Portugal and is also making some sales outside
With a lighter structure than the Cessna 152 but with the same power about 100 bhp the Citius seemed to me being an excellent choice for those ultralight pilots in Europe who want some STOL capacity, space and an easy to fly aircraft. There are some similarities between the Citius and other BRM project the Land Africa but the wing with no Slats and a small structural difference on the tail make thi…