“To see a student go from zero to a pilot’s license, that’s just cool. That’s what keeps me going.”
A daughter’s dream to fly rekindles her father’s dream.
The problem is rust in the 10,000-gallon 100LL underground tank.
Stanton’s Barbecue Fly-In Restaurant near Bennettsville, South Carolina, which boasts its own runway, caters to pilots.
The leadership at Georgetown County Airport (KGGE), the county airfield across the river from historic Georgetown, S.C., is pushing hard this year to make significant progress on a plan to develop the 680-acre facility into the best general aviation airport along the South Carolina coast. A 22-member committee spearheaded by two local pilots is at work […]
At midday Saturday, March 3, 2018, a pair of South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon warplanes swept over the rural Pee Dee landscape and crossed the local Red Hill Cemetery in a thunderous flyover. After the low pass the jets, with afterburners blazing, climbed vertically into the blue sky until the sound faded […]
Longtime pilot Ken Haenlein’s favorite flights are at the controls of his 1941 Boeing Stearman over the pine-covered North Carolina Sandhill region. But his professional flying has always taken him a lot farther from home. Haenlein is owner and chief pilot of Time Saver Aviation, a Part 135 on-demand flying operation headquartered at Moore County […]
Keith Smith recruits students for the Central Florida Aerospace Academy on the SUN ‘n FUN campus at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport in Florida with an unusual opening question: “I ask what are you going to be doing when you’re 26 years old?” According to Smith, the chief administrator at CFAA, that question provokes a lot of […]
The Lakeland Aero Club on the campus of SUN ‘n FUN at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) has added a Redbird FMX full motion flight simulator to its fleet. This installation will be different from the norm as club members will perform the installation themselves. Two of the club’s student leaders, Katie Esker, a sophomore, and […]