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Geczi wins spot landing contest

Posted on October 19th, 2013 by

Aviation Exploring Post 107 recently sponsored the second annual Mid-Jersey Spot Landing contest. Open to all pilots of Central New Jersey airports, Solberg Aviation Co. hosted the event this year. Contestants ranged in age from 19-year-old newly minted pilots to... Continue Reading →

Raisbeck Aviation High School celebrates grand opening

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

SEATTLE, Wash. – The Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) celebrated its grand opening at Boeing Field on Thursday, Oct. 17. The school, part of the Highline Public Schools, is located on the Museum of Flight campus. The day started with... Continue Reading →

New GA terminal opens at ATW

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

The grand opening of the general aviation terminal at Outagamie County Regional Airport (ATW) in Appleton, Wis., just up the road from Oshkosh, was recently celebrated by local elected officials and dignitaries. According to a report from the Green Bay... Continue Reading →

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VIP parking garage with valet service opens at TME

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by

HOUSTON — Now open at Houston Executive Airport (TME) is a new VIP parking garage. Continue Reading →

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A slice of aviation heaven in Illinois

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

This summer marked my 13th AirVenture. After a few years of going to the big show, I noticed that whenever I encountered someone with a particularly unusual or well-kept airplane, the names Bel Air Estates and Poplar Grove Airport (C77)... Continue Reading →

New video released on VNY runway reconstruction

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

Now on YouTube is a 10-minute video on the reconstruction of Runway 16R at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Southern California. It was the largest project at the airport, which is the busiest GA airport in the nation. Lots of... Continue Reading →

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New Nevada license plate helps fund rural airports

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by

Proceeds from a new Nevada license plate will benefit 44 rural airports in the state. The Nevada Airports Association specialty plate includes a twin-engine plane in one corner, with the slogan “Sky is the limit.” Continue Reading →

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FFT officials call Aviation Day a huge success

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

FRANKFORT, Ky. – On Saturday, Sept. 21, Capital City Airport (FFT) welcomed the public to its annual Aviation Day. A variety of local aviation groups and organizations were present at this family-oriented event, which attracted hundreds of interested attendees. Continue Reading →

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History of Laconia Airport featured in exhibit

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by

By Carol Lee Anderson NEW HAMPSHIRE – Two significant histories in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire came together for the month of September at the Belknap Mill, a fully restored, early American textile mill located in Laconia. Continue Reading →

Details about $1 avgas experiment released

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by

The folks at Redbird Skyport in San Marcos, Texas, are getting a lot of calls and emails about their upcoming $1 a gallon avgas experiment during the month of October. To ensure there’s enough fuel to meet demand, officials have... Continue Reading →