Following a full-stop landing at an airport in Houston, the Cirrus SR22 pilot taxied the airplane from the runway toward an FBO and then reported to the FBO that the brakes were hot before getting to his parking spot.
Several FBO personnel reported to the control tower operator that the airplane appeared to be on fire. [Read more…]
Regular contributor Hayman Tam sent in these photos from the third annual Open House at San Carlos Airport (KSQL) in California. He reports that thousands of residents flocked to the airport for the event.
With gorgeous weather, this one-day event was a great opportunity for the community to interact with many of the airport businesses. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has asked its members in Southern California to contact U.S. Representatives Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), in an effort to stave off the latest attempt to close Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO).
Both members of Congress have endorsed a seven-point plan by local airport opponents to close the airport in the near future. Bass and Lieu have scheduled a July 8 meeting with FAA officials to discuss the plan. [Read more…]
ONE Aviation has introduced the Eclipse Special Edition (SE) twin-engine jet, a factory-renewed Eclipse 500 that has been upgraded and reconfigured to include nearly all new features introduced on the Eclipse 550, including a Dual Avio Integrated Flight Management System (IFMS), Anti-skid Brake System, a newly designed pilot-side Standby Display Unit, PPG glass windshields, new premium interior, and deluxe two-tone paint scheme. [Read more…]