Patrick Mihalek and Todd Trainor, long-time friends, and a handful of volunteers will be in Alaska next month to prepare a 70-year-old North American B-25J Mitchell for rescue. The B-25, nicknamed “Sandbar Mitchell” sits on a sandbar in the Tanana River outside of Fairbanks.
Are you on the hunt for a new history of aviation book? If so, “Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History” should pique your interest. The 300+ page book is full of more than 800 color pictures, divided into 10 chapters. Each chapter, except the first, dives into aviation history, by decade.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Mylar balloons stuck in power lines caused a power outage for 5,800 north Idaho Falls residents, including all of us in the AeroMark hangar, home to the 3rd annual Idaho Aviation Expo.
Everyone took the power outage in stride and the power came back on about 12:30 pm. Luckily, all twelve display aircraft were already inside the 30,000 square foot hangar.
Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, the late Jimmy Leeward and the late Fred Cabanas were inducted into SUN ’n FUN’s Flight Path of Fame at a simple ceremony during this year’s fly-in.
FAIRFAX, Minn. – Mike Schweiss, owner of Schweiss Doors, prides himself on never saying no. So when Tom Yenish, the owner of “The Paw,” an upscale dog and cat resort, asked about a movable interior wall, Schweiss created the new Moving Gate. Designed to divide a 96-foot long room, the 46-foot wide door moves up or down, in less than a minute.
The 4th Annual Oceano Airport Celebration is set for May 10-11 at the Oceano Airport (L52). Can you think of a better way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Nope, neither can I.
Festivities kick off Friday night with a Beach Burger Fry and Dance. Tickets for the dinner/dance are $10 and available from http://friendsofoceanoairport.com/ or at the gate.