Cessna 185

The German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square: the story of Mathias Rust

The German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square: the story of Mathias Rust

Mathias Rust On May 28, 1987, West German Private Pilot Mathias Rust managed to make international headlines by flying his… Read More

2 months ago

US Navy Aircrewman recalls seeing Japanese Military Helicopters Hovering in place all day long at NAF Atsugi

Hovering The defining characteristic of a helicopter is its ability to hover at any point during a flight. According to… Read More

3 months ago

US military pilots tell why an experienced fighter jock can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk The Cessna 172 Skyhawk piston is the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built and has achieved… Read More

7 months ago

Legendary “Sled Driver” Brian Shul tells the story behind his famed SR-71 Blackbird Ground Speed Check

“Sled Driver” Brian Shul As every aviation geek knows, legendary “Sled Driver” Brian Shul passed away in the night of… Read More

10 months ago

Cessna 172 pilot explains why the Skyhawk is so popular and why is the ultimate training aircraft

Since the Cessna 172 Skyhawk production began in 1956, over 43,000 units have been built, primarily for flight schools where… Read More

1 year ago

That time a Peruvian Air Force A-37 mistakenly shot down a Cessna 185 Missionary Plane

The Cessna 185 did not show any suspicious attitude like flying close to the trees. On the contrary, it was… Read More

6 years ago