Cory Robin, aka Threeper SixFive, sent in this photo of his PZL 104 Wilga 35P (Former Polish Air Force) — known as the WilgaBeast — taken in June 2013 at Cabin Creek, Idaho. Photo by Air Response Foundation [Read more…]
Blogger Jolie Lucas encourages pilots to find those airports that offer a little something extra, like Pecos, Texas (KPEQ), which offers homemade burritos, chips and salsa or Beaumont, Kansas [O7S], where you can actually taxi into town. And she encourages airport officials to think outside the pattern: “We can all do a little something to make our airports attractive to guests,” she notes. “The fun factor helps increase goodwill and numbers of visitors.” Read her full post here.
Jack Kenton sent in this photo, explaining: “At the Chanute Air Museum in Illinois (with a storm on the way). This is a WV-2/EC-121 that was refurbished by former Navy types that been associated with the plane during their active duty. The Navy crews referred to it as a ” Willie Victor.” [Read more…]
The latest blog from Gene Lee at The HD Pilot chronicles a flight to the Grand Canyon in his RV-7A. He begins: “It was the first week of May when I took a trip out to Tucson, Ariz., to visit friends. At that point, already being far west of Dallas and relatively so close to the Grand Canyon, I just couldn’t resist going out of the way to see it from my RV-7A. I looked at it as possibility a once-in-a-life-time opportunity.” Read the full post here. [Read more…]
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Window World of Tidewater sponsored two Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) missions Sunday, March 1, and Tuesday, March 3, transporting Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Scott Woods and his family to and from Memphis, Tennessee, to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. These flights marked the 80th and 81st VAC missions sponsored by Window World. [Read more…]