PORT MANSFIELD, Texas – Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems research center (LSUASC) conducted flight operations in early March to test a ground-based sense-and-avoid radar system designed to identify small remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in a specific airspace.
Tickets are still available for the opportunity to ride with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team when it performs at the upcoming SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Florida. The raffle drawing is a fundraiser for Angel Flight Southeast, which provides free air transportation for patients who need far-from-home medical care. [Read more…]
Redbird Flight Simulations of Austin, Texas, has hired Michael Clifford as Chief Operating Officer and Brittney Miculka as director of ImagineFlight, a new trade organization devoted to the development and promotion of quality flight training experiences at Redbird-affiliated flight schools. [Read more…]
Blogger Jolie Lucas encourages pilots to find those airports that offer a little something extra, like Pecos, Texas (KPEQ), which offers homemade burritos, chips and salsa or Beaumont, Kansas [O7S], where you can actually taxi into town. And she encourages airport officials to think outside the pattern: “We can all do a little something to make our airports attractive to guests,” she notes. “The fun factor helps increase goodwill and numbers of visitors.” Read her full post here.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Window World of Tidewater sponsored two Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) missions Sunday, March 1, and Tuesday, March 3, transporting Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Scott Woods and his family to and from Memphis, Tennessee, to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. These flights marked the 80th and 81st VAC missions sponsored by Window World. [Read more…]