A Just Aircraft SuperSTOL is being used by a team of Russian biologists to conduct surveys of wildlife populations along the Northeastern Russian Coast, primarily where it borders the Ural Mountains, the Barents Sea, and Kara Sea above the Arctic Circle. [Read more…]
By JACK NEUBACHER
This was the second annual Flight to Honor that returned during SUN ’n FUN activities, but a total of four of these prestigious flights have departed and returned to the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport over previous years. [Read more…]
The U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit has referred an agreement by the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, California, to close Santa Monica Municipal Airport to a merits panel for further review about the legality of the settlement agreement.
This May 4, 2017, ruling defers the FAA’s motion for dismissal of the review, according to officials with the National Business Aviation Association.
However, the court denied NBAA’s request for a stay and an injunction to keep the city from shortening the runway at SMO. [Read more…]
One of the most ambitious photography portfolio projects of the last 100 years, Bob Seidemann’s The Airplane as Art portfolio, at an estimated price of $150,000-$200,000, includes autographs from 75 of the photo subjects. [Read more…]
The Recreational Aviation Foundation, EAA Chapter 42 and the National Park Service in Alaska are working together on a community service project to make Jake’s Bar (AK0) in Alaska a safer place to operate.
The unimproved strip is a 1,000-foot gravel bar along the Chitina River in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, 13 nm south of McCarthy. [Read more…]
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, the Makos family will never run out of stories to tell about the veterans featured in the art prints offered by the Valor Studios.
The family-owned business deals in limited edition lithographs focused on military history.
The business traces its roots to 1994, when brothers Adam and Bryan Makos created a newsletter telling stories of World War II veterans. They called it “Ghost Wings” after a B-17 bomber that vanished “like a ghost” soon after World War II. [Read more…]
Pacific Coast Avionics has completed a new 5,000-square-foot hangar expansion at Aurora State Airport (KUAO), located just south of Portland, Oregon. [Read more…]