The first Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In of the year will be held May 20-21 in Beaufort, N.C., at Michael J. Smith Field (KMRH). [Read more…]
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Base Operations at Page Field has been ranked in the top 20% of FBOs in an Aviation International News (AIN) survey for the fourth consecutive year.
In 2016, Base Operations ranked first in the Fort Myers/Naples area and scored in the top 25 for all FBOs. [Read more…]
The pilot, who was conducting a local personal flight in the Piper PA-28-140 with three passengers onboard, was departing from a turf and sand-covered runway in Fountain, Florida, that had a usable length of 2,600 feet.
Although a relatively clear area was located beyond one end of the runway, he elected to depart in the opposite direction toward a heavily forested area with trees that were about 70 feet tall. [Read more…]
Jim Hefner sent in these photos, taken during a flight from the Florida Keys to Marathon, Florida. [Read more…]