New name for TYQ terminal

Posted on August 26th, 2013 by

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — The main terminal building at Indianapolis Executive Airport (TYQ) has been rededicated in honor of retiring board President Donald R. Silvey. The terminal will now be known as the Donald R. Silvey Terminal. Continue Reading →


Students experience rides aboard Yak 52s

Posted on August 24th, 2013 by

FRANKFORT, Kentucky — Several students from the Institute of Aerospace Education recently met at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, to fly in Yak 52s. Six Yak pilots from around the country gathered at the airport, letting each student experience formation... Continue Reading →

Online FIRC for helicopter CFI renewals debuts

Posted on August 6th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH — John and Martha King of King Schools, together with Helicopter Association International (HAI) President Matt Zuccaro, announced at AirVenture that they will release an online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) specifically designed for helicopter flight instructors. Continue Reading →

Jeppensen CEO works with high school students to build Sportsman

Posted on July 30th, 2013 by

OSHKOSH – Through sponsorship by Jeppesen CEO Mark Van Tine, a team of high school aviation enthusiasts had the opportunity this summer to build a plane at the Glasair factory in Arlington, Wash. The completed plane is on display at... Continue Reading →


Deohako introduces aviation iPad case and mounting system

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by

Recently introduced is the Deohako Aviation iPad Case and Mounting System that works as an iPad kneeboard, iPad yoke mount and iPad suction cup mount, all within one design. Continue Reading →


Pilot flies endangered species on way to Oshkosh

Posted on July 24th, 2013 by

This year, LightHawk Volunteer Pilot Michael Baum of Los Altos, Calif., will make an interesting stop on his way to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. The pilot, who is a driving force behind the Aviators Model Code of Conduct and donates... Continue Reading →

YKM master plan takes flight

Posted on July 20th, 2013 by

YAKIMA, Wash. — A longer runway, new terminal building and additional general aviation facilities are among the improvements recommended in a new master plan for the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. According to a story in the Yakima Herald Republic, the... Continue Reading →

Taco Bell Foundation grant helps teens attend Aviation Summer Camp

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by

SALISBURY, N.C. — More than 14 teens are attending Aviation Summer Camp this week, thanks to a grant awarded by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens. The funds supported the aviation day camp at the Rowan County Airport (RUQ) intended... Continue Reading →

Thunderbirds to start flying again

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by

The Air Force says many of its combat air forces — including the Thunderbirds — will start flying again after being grounded since April because of budget cuts. A report from the Associated Press notes theDefense Department received authority from... Continue Reading →

For your viewing pleasure…

Posted on July 9th, 2013 by

Blogger Ben Visser forwards this link to “a great collection” of aviation-related videos. Beware — there are a lot of videos and you could find yourself whiling away more than a few hours … Continue Reading →