Eastport Municipal Airport installs AWOS

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by

Belfort Instrument Co.has installed an AWOS AV at the Eastport Municipal Airport (EPM) in Eastport, Maine. The Belfort Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS AV) provides pilots with Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Wind Gusts, Temperature, Humidity, Dewpoint, Altimeter Setting, Density Altitude, and... Continue Reading →

Former LGB manager honored

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

LONG BEACH, CALIF. —  Chris Kunze, who managed the administration and operations of the Long Beach Airport (LGB) for nearly three decades, has been honored by the Southwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAAE) with the Wanamaker... Continue Reading →

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Insurer responds to request for afford airstrip liability coverage

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

For many airstrip owners, the provision of liability insurance coverage has been cost prohibitive.  Recently, the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF)  took on the project of examining the availability of airstrip liability insurance and found that, as is the case with... Continue Reading →

Montgomery Aviation slates Open House and Fly-In this Saturday at KTYQ

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Montgomery Aviation, the FBO at Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ) will host the eighth annual open house, fly-an, and air race on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue Reading →

Runway rehabilitation project begins at MYR Aug. 4

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Horry County Department of Airport (HCDA) began its $18 million runway 18/36 rehabilitation project at Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) Aug. 4. Continue Reading →

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Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center opens at Flabob Airport

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 by

BuildAPlane has joined with the Thomas Wathen Center in Riverside, California, to create a permanent facility that allows kids to build real airplanes.  The Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center is outfitted as a complete A&P facility providing tooling and materials... Continue Reading →

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Volunteers help reopen L88 runway

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Volunteers from Tehachapi, Bakersfield, Santa Maria and Shafter in California worked hard this past Saturday to assist the airport owner re-open the runway in New Cuyama, California. The group of 20 pilots and aviation enthusiasts were brought together by a common theme: Roll... Continue Reading →

SMO to be on November ballot

Posted on July 20th, 2014 by

The Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters has ruled that the residents of the city of Santa Monica can vote Nov. 16 on an initiative requiring a vote from residents before the city can make any changes to land uses... Continue Reading →

Saving Ocean Ridge Airport

Posted on July 17th, 2014 by

In the 1930s when Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney needed to raise money, they found themselves a barn, got the gang together and put on a show. These days fundraising is done online through crowdsourcing, where lots of people donate... Continue Reading →

John Wayne Airport prepares to change runway designations

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

SANTA ANA, Calif. – For nearly half a century, John Wayne Airport (JWA) has operated two runways, a commercial runway – one left and one nine right (1L-19R) — and a general aviation runway – one right and one nine left (1R-19L).... Continue Reading →