Redbird Flight Simulations of Austin, Texas, has hired Michael Clifford as Chief Operating Officer and Brittney Miculka as director of ImagineFlight, a new trade organization devoted to the development and promotion of quality flight training experiences at Redbird-affiliated flight schools. [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…]