GPS Direct?

Posted on December 1st, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. Again, consumer... Continue Reading →

Flight Service? It’s right there, next to Home Depot

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. On the... Continue Reading →

A ‘Favorite Fly-Out’ and a cautionary tale

Posted on November 9th, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. More than... Continue Reading →

N.J. airport puts open land to innovative use

Posted on November 7th, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. In rural... Continue Reading →

Smoketown and the world’s most famous 150

Posted on October 5th, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. TA-DA! Here... Continue Reading →

Want an unmanned aircraft or two with that?

Posted on September 21st, 2010 by

Drew Steketee was president of BE A PILOT, senior vp-communications for AOPA and executive director of the Partnership for Improved Air Travel. He also headed PR and media relations for Beech, GAMA and the Airport Operators Council International. In August,... Continue Reading →

Finding the grass in Mount Dora

Posted on September 7th, 2010 by

It had to be here somewhere. I was hunting a small grass strip south of pretty Mount Dora, Florida, as my search for a retirement town continued. Aside from its growing reputation as a new Florida “cultural capital” and great... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Saved but not immune from the times

Posted on August 3rd, 2010 by

As pilots now of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives.  This is the second post in a series of three. There’s nowhere like Van Sant Airfield in Pennsylvania’s historic Bucks County. Fifty... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Not its ‘old self,’ but going strong

Posted on August 2nd, 2010 by

As pilots now of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives. This is the third of a three-part series. “Recession? What recession?” So said Mike Gilbert, Gold Seal CFI for Aviation Adventures at... Continue Reading →

Fields of Dreams: Dreams have changed

Posted on July 27th, 2010 by

As pilots of a “certain” age, we look back on airports that were part of our lives. This series starts with three. My first was a little grass field in New Jersey. Twin Pine was down home, midway between the... Continue Reading →