Oshkosh Express to return next year

Posted on July 30th, 2012 by

OSHKOSH — The Oshkosh Express will make a return to Oshkosh in 2013, when a Boeing 777 will deliver over 340 aviation enthusiasts from Australia and New Zealand to AirVenture. Continue Reading →

Tropic landing in Bimini 2012

Bimini Big Game Club adds floating dock for seaplanes

Posted on July 30th, 2012 by

An $18,000 floating dock has been installed at the Bimini Big Game Club in the Bahamas with plans to provide guests arriving by seaplane the convenience of a satellite customs and immigration check-in at the resort as well as at-the-dock... Continue Reading →

406 ELT requirement waived by Dominican Republic and Cayman Islands

Posted on July 22nd, 2012 by

Caribbean Flying Adventures (CFA) has collaborated with civil aviation authorities in the Dominican Republic and The Caymans Islands to obtain a waiver from the 406 ELT requirement. The Dominican Republic waiver is indefinite. The Cayman Islands waiver is valid through... Continue Reading →

Destination…Bahamas June 2

Posted on May 28th, 2012 by

Northeast Florida Regional Airport will host the 2nd annual Destination…Bahamas Air and Sea Expo June 2. The free event is designed to highlight the ease of travel to the Islands of the Bahamas for general aviation pilots, as well as... Continue Reading →

Sun ’n Fun unveils incentives for pilots flying to airshow

Posted on February 13th, 2012 by

This year all pilots who fly into Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (LAL) for the Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In and Expo qualify for a Fly-In Pilot Discount package. Continue Reading →

Upgrades continue at MAO

Posted on January 31st, 2012 by

By BILL WALKER A growing list of improvements, a reputation for pilot friendly service, and competitive fuel prices are helping to make South Carolina’s Marion County Airport (MAO) a popular stopover for East Coast flyers. Airport manager Margaret Pittman notes... Continue Reading →

Flight4Lives: Couple fly from Cape Cod to Cape Horn to raise awareness of organ donation

Posted on January 29th, 2012 by

Just a few years ago, Chris McLaughlin wasn’t sure whether he was going to live or not. Just a few weeks ago, he and his wife, Corrine, launched on an epic journey, flying from Cape Cod to Cape Horn in... Continue Reading →

AOPA’s general aviation summit commits to Palm Springs

Posted on January 12th, 2012 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has committed to hold its general aviation trade show and convention, the AOPA Aviation Summit, at the Palm Springs Convention Center Oct. 11-13, 2012, as well as Oct. 9-11, 2014. Continue Reading →

BLM: ‘We had no idea recreational aviation even existed’

Posted on December 28th, 2011 by

The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is calling on all pilots to write to the Colorado River Valley field office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to impress upon field officer managers how important back country airstrips are to all... Continue Reading →

Around the world with Air Journey

Posted on December 14th, 2011 by

By J. DOUGLAS HINTON It is the dream of many pilots to fly around the world. But the task of planning such a trip is overwhelming, even for the most seasoned aviator. Just the thought of dealing with landing permits,... Continue Reading →