If you live in Southern California and are a fan of motor racing, you’ve probably been to the Cajon Speedway near Gillespie Field (SEE) in San Diego. Soon the land that held the race track will be replaced by hangars and tie-down spots.
Corporate hangar space is so hard to find in the San Francisco Bay Area that even before the ink was dry on permits for a hangar construction project at Hayward Executive Airport (HWD), almost half of it had been spoken for.
Over Labor Day weekend, nearly 100 students from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta descended upon Dekalb-Peachtree Airport to load food and supplies destined for victims of Hurricane Katrina into GA aircraft owned by Angel Flight of Georgia volunteers.
“I joke that when I was growing up, my mother always wanted me to be a good corporate wife,” says Gretchen Jahn, “because at the time that was one of the career options available to young women.”
After 59 years in her namesake city, the B-17 “Memphis Belle” is on the move.
Pilots from all over the United States are donating their time, airplanes and resources to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Plans to demolish Buchanan Field Airport (CCR) in the San Francisco Bay area and replace it with an urban village have been withdrawn because developers were not able to find suitable land for a replacement airport.
After 59 years in her namesake city, the B-17 “Memphis Belle” is on the move again.
Do you have a family member who served in World War II? Did you ever dress up in his or her uniform and ask about the war? There are some people who don’t outgrow the urge to try on uniforms – except now they are the ones telling the stories. They call themselves living historians or re-enactors.
If you fly a turboprop or a multiengine aircraft, Kenneth Rusnak, executive director and CEO of Angel Flight America, wants to hear from you. In addition to providing transportation to medical appointments, Angel Flight operates the Homeland Security Emergency Air Transportation System (HSEATS), which uses GA aircraft to help in times of national crisis, such as the devastation left by Katrina.