Air show star Nathan Hammond, who performs as GhostWriter, is the 2023 recipient of one of the air show industry’s most prestigious awards.
Volunteers improve safety at Oregon’s Rager Airstrip
Volunteers brought in a tractor and rotary mower to mow the airstrip, the turn-around areas at each end, the aircraft parking area, as well as clearing out about six feet of obstructions on each side of the airstrip, RAF officials reported.
Santa Clara glider replica takes place of honor in San Diego FBO
The original Santa Clara glider was designed by John J. Montgomery with two wings spanning over 25 feet each and its replica is on loan from the San Diego Air and Space Museum. Crownair Aviation is located at San Diego’s Executive Airport (KMYF), formerly named Montgomery Field after the glider’s designer.
The oldest airports in the U.S
Browsing the internet one afternoon, I stumbled upon an interesting blog by Heather Burdo at the website AZAnimals.com that lists the nine oldest airports in the United States. (Not really sure why a blog about animals has a list of airports on it, but then again, why not?)
Avionics sales up over 22%
The quarterly report offers mixed results, as the industry posted a lower dollar amount in sales when compared to the fourth quarter of last year, while at the same time reporting an increase in sales of more than 22% compared to the first three months of 2022.
Signature Aviation reopens FBO at PANC
The newly renovated terminal, built within the former Kulis Alaska Air National Guard facility, has a dedicated facility specifically for international traffic, according to company officials.
Flying around the world to end polio
Two Iowa pilots are in the midst of a flight around the world, designed to raise money for Rotary International’s mission of eradicating polio in the world.
Finally a good reason to go to the mall
Since the end of April 2023, the first DV20 — also known as the DA20 and manufactured at Diamond Aircraft Canada — has been suspended from the ceiling about 16 feet above a premium spot inside the mall, according to company officials.
Could your airport be the new home of the Reno Air Races?
The Reno Air Racing Association is officially seeking bids from interested airports that want to be the new home for the National Championship Air Races.
Teen pianist wins Flying Musicians scholarship
Justin Duval will begin flight training at AeroDynamic Aviation in San Jose at the Reid-Hillview Airport (KRHV).
A different kind of flying with the need for speed
A new study claims that humans may soon be able to speed skydive at speeds topping 600 km/h or 372 miles per hour.
FAA proposes removing expiration date on flight instructor certificates
The new rule would bring flight instructor certificates in line with other pilot certificates that don’t expire, but require pilots to maintain proficiency with continued training and experience.