Pilot Welcome Center opens at KFHR

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

Friday Harbor Airport (KFHR) in Washington state, has opened a new Pilot Welcome Center in the northeast corner of the airport next to the guest tie-down area. Continue Reading →

Wisconsin passes aviation-friendly law

Posted on April 21st, 2014 by

MADISON, Wis. — It took two years, but thanks to the leadership of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) and the efforts of several supporters, Wisconsin’s Recreational Use Statute (RUS) has been amended to include noncommercial aviation. Continue Reading →

Going green at Laconia Airport

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

By Carol Lee Anderson GILFORD. N.H. – Earth Day is celebrated in numerous ways throughout the nation, and at Laconia Municipal Airport (LCI), “going green” is a just normal part of conducting daily business. If anyone thinks that the airport... Continue Reading →

TRL named Texas GA Airport of the Year

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

The Terrell Municipal Airport (TRL) has been recognized by the Texas Department of Transportation as the 2014 General Aviation Airport of the Year. “It is an honor to be recognized for years of hard work,” Terrell Assistant City Manager Mike... Continue Reading →

Executive Flight Center celebrates 10 years at KMDQ

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Executive Flight Center is marking 10 years of operation at KMDQ, Madison County Executive Airport in Meridianville, Alabama. Continue Reading →

FAA issues second GA airport study

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA has issued its second study of general aviation airports, called ASSET 2, this time covering 497 airports that did not fit into a category under the original study. Continue Reading →

Runway to shut down at Rocky Mountain Metro

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC) announced a major shutdown and upgrade of its major 9,000-foot runway, 11L-29R, for an estimated $8.83 million reconstruction and overlay. Scheduled for 70 days of closure, the runway is scheduled to be unusable from April... Continue Reading →

Run For The Angels 5K slated at ORL April 19

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

The Orlando Executive Airport will host its fourth annual “Run for the Angels 5K” on April 19. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, Continue Reading →

Strategies to help eliminate bird strikes

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

The first bird strike recorded was by the Wright brothers in 1905. Wilbur Wright was flying over Huffman Prairie in Dayton, Ohio, when he encountered flocks of birds on two rounds of his flight. Continue Reading →

Landings for Lunches returns to AUW

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

Pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the month of May at the Wausau Downtown Airport (AUW) in Wisconsin. Proceeds from the second Annual “Landings For Lunches” will benefit The Neighbors’ Place. Continue Reading →