Rafael Cortes sent in these photos of Luquillo Beach in Puerto Rico, which, he says, is “famous for its beautiful water and the delicious frituras (fried entrees) at the Luquillo kiosks.” [Read more…]
It is a basic human drive to acquire things. Historically, this ambition has been used as a means of showing affluence.
Mr. Smith owns a tidy three-bedroom, one-bath house, which causes Mr. Jones to set his sights on a bigger, more opulent home. Mrs. Pierce drives a new mid-line sedan, sparking Mrs. Snyder to purchase an upscale SUV.
The 42-inch LCD television on your apartment wall pales when your neighbor upgrades to a 60-inch model, inspiring you to begin pricing the new 65-inch units.
It’s human nature. You buy a motorcycle, your friend buys a boat. He picks up an iPhone 5, and you go plunk down plastic and take home the new 6. [Read more…]
Aviation supporters in Ohio, the “birthplace of aviation,” have a new committee, created to ensure a statewide focus on growing the aviation and aerospace industries.
Legislation to create the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC) was passed last year, and committee members — led by state Rep. Rick Perales — have begun developing strategies to promote Ohio’s aviation, aerospace and technology industries, according to a report at NBAA.org. [Read more…]
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Dale Fehrenbach has joined Fire Boss as vice president of sales, responsible for domestic and international sales, as well as overseeing training operations.
Jeff Hauck has also been brought on board as Fire Boss’ technical support representative/lead mechanic. [Read more…]
Apex Aviation, an FAA-approved repair station in Las Vegas, has acquired King Avionics at the Henderson Executive Airport near Las Vegas.
It is now a factory authorized warranty and repair facility, with current dealerships in place — including Avidyne, Mid Continent, Aspen Avionics, and Sandia Aerospace — with several more on the way, according to company officials.
The Cirrus SR20 was captured on airport surveillance cameras as the pilot attempted to land in Bolingbrook, Ill. A review of the video revealed that the plane touched down multiple times about halfway down the runway.
During the go-around, witnesses reported that they observed the SR20 depart the runway and make a left turn at low altitude. It descended with the wings level as it flew over a few buildings. It then hit a tree and a light pole, and then hit terrain next to a bank building. [Read more…]