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New life for KCPC

Posted on November 3rd, 2013 by

By BILL WALKER When the airport in Whiteville, N.C., got a little down on its luck, a local pilot and his wife stepped in to right the situation. Phil and Mary Edwards began managing the rundown county airport just outside... Continue Reading →

Wilson Air Center continues expansion at Houston Hobby

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

HOUSTON, Texas — Wilson Air Center recently unveiled plans for an expansion project at Houston Hobby Airport (HOU). The multi-phased project includes plans for an additional G-650 hangar and a new 10,000 square-foot Executive Terminal. Continue Reading →

Page Field slates Aviation Day

Posted on October 29th, 2013 by

FORT MYERS, Florida — Aviation Day 2013 will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, at Page Field (FMY) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with free admission and parking. Aviation Day is an annual community event hosted by the Lee County... Continue Reading →

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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 →