Falcon Ridge Airpark to auction off lots

YAKIMA, Wash. – A real estate auction isn’t always a good thing, unless it is. Too often we read of foreclosure auctions in the press. Well, the Falcon Ridge Airpark auction isn’t one them.

Back to that in a minute.

Airpark developer Russ Wilkinson bought 64 (of 84) unsold lots in a real estate development west of Yakima back in the summer of 1995. The development, originally developed in the 1970s and early 1980s, had only sold 20 lots and was falling into disrepair.

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Did they hear you?

As Dad and I flew over top of Memphis International Airport we realized, too late, it had gotten very quiet on the radio. Turns out we — Dad actually — had keyed the mic in the Baron and hadn’t realized. It turns out the mic had slipped from the holder and was wedged between the fuel selector panel and Dad’s leg.

I don’t recall our conversation, but I can only imagine what the controllers were thinking.

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Video: Challenge Air visits Centennial Airport

Challenge Air hosted an event at Centennial Airport in Denver this past weekend. 9 News was at the event and filed this story[Read more...]

Video: First flight… with his dog

Zach Sweetser’s friend Will took his dog, Huey (a Corgi) up for a first ride in Will’s Luscombe. Huey did OK. [Read more...]

Video: More proof flying is magical…

More proof (as if we needed more) that flying is truly magical. This time via a DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver operating in British Columbia. [Read more...]

Belite’s Sealite gets wet

Belite Aircraft founder James Wiebe flew the new Sealite Amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time on Wednesday. He also landed safely. Not once, but five times. [Read more...]

$67.80 per hour for a C-172? Huh?

How’d you like to rent a Cessna 182 for $110 per hour? Or a Cessna 172 for $67.80 per hour or a Cessna 150 for $51.76 per your? Oh, and those rates include fuel. Did that grab your attention?

Ohio reader Thomas Root recently sent me a flyer from Galion, Ohio’s Galion Air that promotes its aircraft rental.

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Video: Championship Sunday at the Reno Air Races

Steve Hinton flew to another Unlimited Class Gold Championship at the Reno Air Races on Sunday. Airailimages was on hand and filed this video report… [Read more...]

Reno Air Races Saturday Highlights

Airailimages was back on site at the Reno Air Races on Saturday and captured some exciting video. Enjoy 2.5 minutes of the sights and sounds of Reno. [Read more...]

Friday at the Reno Air Races

Airailimages is on the pylons for General Aviation News this year. Here is some action from Friday’s races. [Read more...]