A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says the latest Congressional proposal to privatize air traffic control would add to America’s budget deficit by nearly $100 billion.
When Mike Jones, Chief Flight Instructor, and his student Kristine Beard taxied onto the runway Aug. 16, 2017, at the Central Flying Service Flight School, they made Arkansas aviation history.
That flying lesson marked 475,000 hours of flight training at Arkansas’ oldest and one of the nation’s longest continually operated flight schools. [Read more…]
The performance numbers for Chipper, the experimental two-place airplane kit from Belite Aircraft, have been updated, providing gains in airspeed, climb rate, and range over previously released figures.
Chipper is also benefiting from a gross weight increase, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Many people buy vanity license plates to show their aviation pride. AV8R or RAMPRAT or I FLY or hundreds of other clever plates are seen in airport parking lots around the country.
Some states allow residents to go one step further by offering aviation-themed license plates. [Read more…]
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with five other groups and businesses to file a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the legality of a “settlement agreement” between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica to close the Santa Monica Municipal Airport (KSMO). [Read more…]
A new study shows that aviation and aerospace are now the second largest economic engine in Oklahoma.
The Oklahoma Aviation & Aerospace Economic Impact Study shows that airports, off-airport aviation and aerospace businesses, and military aviation produce almost $44 billion in annual economic activity in Oklahoma. [Read more…]
Len Homeniuk sent us this photo of a forest fire north of Fresno, California, he captured at 10,500 feet on Aug. 8, 2017. [Read more…]