Smitty Smith from FunPlacesToFly.com sent us this picture, with this note: “The runway behind me. You know the old saying, don’t you?” (In case you don’t, check below the picture…) [Read more…]
The FAA and other members of the aviation community have developed new standards to improve safety at U.S. airports during inclement weather.
On October 1, 2016, U.S. airports, airline flight crews, dispatchers, general aviation pilots, and air traffic controllers will begin using new Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) standards to reduce the risk of runway overrun accidents and incidents due to runway contamination caused by weather and other factors. [Read more…]
The runway extension project at Florida’s Pompano Beach Airpark (PMP) is now complete. The airpark’s main runway, 15-33, has been extended by 500 feet to its current length of 4,918 feet, which allows for an increased level of safety during takeoffs and landings, according to officials.