Actor Bruce Willis is offering to donate a part of some property he owns in Camas County, Idaho, for construction of a new airport. Willis made the offer at a meeting of the Friedman Airport Authority last week, saying he’s concerned about safety at the current airport. It’s estimated a new airport will take about 10 years to build. Willis also is developing a ski resort on the property.
Another actor, John Travolta, is also making headlines after buying a $10 million Zeppelin from the Neiman Marcus catalog. Travolta, who owns a Boeing 707 and a Gulfstream bizjet, was quoted as saying he “had to have one” of the Zeppelins.
A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report notes that “the small size, lack of fuel capacity, and minimal destructive power of most general aviation aircraft make them unattractive to terrorists.”
The first Eclipse 500 intended as a certification flight test aircraft rolled out of the factory Dec. 11. Its engines are the Pratt & Whitney Canada 610F turbofans that will power the Albuquerque, N.M.-based company’s production airplanes.
Chicago had no choice but to use funds from O’Hare International and Midway International airports to clean up the “abandoned” Meigs Field.
The restored B-17G Flying Fortress “Liberty Belle” made her first flight in more than 14 years Dec. 8.
The Navajo Nation has partnered with Utilicraft Aerospace Industries Inc., to produce a newly-designed, specialized feeder freight aircraft called the FF-1080-300.
WICHITA, Kan. — Raytheon Aircraft Co. has teamed with Aeromech, Inc. to develop an RVSM solution for most of the Beechcraft King Air fleet.
ATLANTA — Flight Display Systems (FDS) has unveiled Ellipse Direct, an airborne DIRECTV product.
HEBER CITY, Utah — Competing with more than 12,000 applicants, OK3 AIR was ranked number 28 on the list of 100 fastest growing companies in Utah.