Wellington, Kansas, just south of Wichita, calls itself the Wheat Capital of the World, but there are pilots and aircraft owners around the world who know it as the home of Air Plains Services, which is marking 40 years as a leader in creating extreme performance upgrades for thousands of Cessna piston aircraft around the globe. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that immediately after touchdown at the airport in Carson City, California, he felt a very strong crosswind from the left that kicked the Cessna 185’s tail to the right. [Read more…]
Lukas Pritchard sent in this photo with a quick note: “M20F Mooney start-up.” [Read more…]
The editorial board of the Daily Breeze, the local news source for Los Angeles County’s South Bay region, questions whether the “contentious, decades-long battle over operations at the Santa Monica Airport” is actually over, even with the FAA caving to the city’s demands to close the airport in 2028.
“Many questions remain concerning the airport, which has played an important role in Southern California’s air transportation system. Lawsuits also may cloud the airport’s future,” the editorial notes. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has launched NATA-Med powered by AirDocs, a program that offers inflight assistance 24/7.
The program — resourced by actual flight surgeons — was created by Harvey Watt & Company (HWC), in conjunction with former NASA/Space Shuttle Recovery Team Senior and Chief Flight Surgeons, and US Space Command/USAFR Senior Flight Surgeons. [Read more…]