Several popular general aviation airports, as well as a number of other airfields across the country, may participate in a new FAA program that will provide funding for the mitigation of runway incursions at facilities that have complex or potentially confusing runway-taxiway geometry, according to a report from the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). [Read more…]
GULF SHORES, Alabama — Mayor Robert Craft and the City Council of Gulf Shores recently recognized the Gulf Shores Airport Authority for “considerable accomplishments“ at Jack Edwards National Airport (KJKA).
Craft cited “reaching its goal of self-sufficiency, new private developments, resolving land use issues” as “ some of the reasons this board needs to be recognized.” [Read more…]
The FAA has issued a ruling that will require the city of Santa Monica to keep the historic Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) open at least through 2023. [Read more…]
PEARLAND, Texas — Pearland Regional Airport (KLVJ) will begin construction on a new t-hangar facility this December. [Read more…]
KISSIMMEE, Florida — Air Combat USA will return to the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) Dec. 5-7, giving adventure seekers and aspiring fighter pilots a chance to engage in realistic air-to-air combat simulation in a real fighter trainer aircraft with an instructor pilot, many of whom are experienced military aviators. [Read more…]
By MIKE PURPURA
If you decide to land on a private airstrip and you damage your airplane, who is liable?
What if you are invited to land on a private strip and you bend something on your plane: Who is liable then? [Read more…]