How about video game cockpit?

Posted on May 18th, 2010 by

The letter about glass cockpits from Lou Wagner of Bethune, S.C., was 100% correct. Glass cockpits should not be called glass cockpits. I would give it a non-professional name like “video game cockpit.” Yes, it is modern, operated by electrical... Continue Reading →

More on the Death of Common Sense

Posted on May 17th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Re: The Death of Common Sense: Common sense has been driven out of most airports, but it does still exist here in the boondocks. If the runways are grass — or dirt — and the aircraft... Continue Reading →

More on glass cockpits

Posted on April 5th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Re: Glass cockpits haven’t boosted GA safety: The FAA is right on. So-called glass cockpit pilots need more training, but more than that, other issues remain which the article did not mention. First, they present an... Continue Reading →

More on passing gas

Posted on February 23rd, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR My wife and I appreciated the article titled “Passing Gas.” Steve Hanshew was willing to cover the most important aspects of aviation fuels and the attempt by the Feds to remove 100LL from existence. I have... Continue Reading →

Leave the politics aside

Posted on February 15th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR What Mr. Mortensen demonstrated in his letter to the the editor (Global warming debate: Is it over?) was the role politics and emotion play in the global warming debate. The debate is not over when the... Continue Reading →

An advocate in OKC

Posted on February 14th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I read with interest the article on special issuance renewals, “Waiting for a letter from OKC to fly again?”), where you state that it’s not as bad as a few years ago. As a pilot who... Continue Reading →

Mainstream Aviation

Posted on February 11th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re: Is there a better name for general aviation?: I suggest “Mainstream Aviation.” On first consideration, one might think that commercial aviation better fits this moniker. But most of the thousands of passengers who fly commercially... Continue Reading →

Is global warming debate over?

Posted on February 1st, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I think it is obvious that Ben Visser is a right-wing conservative and being more mainstream myself, I find many of his articles quite irritating. His recent article about global warming, however, was over-the-top and frankly... Continue Reading →

Why should the tail wag the dog?

Posted on January 31st, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Re: Is there a better name for general aviation?: Why not call what we do just…aviation. I submit that it is easy to make the case for retiring that first, ambiguous, word. After all, whenever I... Continue Reading →

Land use studies not the enemy

Posted on January 10th, 2010 by

LETTER TO THE EDITOR from ROBERT HOM, Eagle River, Wis. I guess I am a little sensitive these days reading about airports in national publications; whether they have an obvious anti-GA airport slant as USA Today, or in the pro-airport... Continue Reading →