A new online tool is designed to help decision makers at the airports in Washington state make more strategic investment choices to support local communities and the state’s economy. The Aviation Economic Calculator allows decision makers to estimate how changes in activity at an airport, such as new flight activity, businesses or capital projects, may affect an airport’s economic vitality.
OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association will recognize the contributions made to the world of flight by five aviators on Thursday, Nov. 15, as it inducts them into the EAA Hall of Fame during a banquet at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wis.
HOUSTON — A new collaborative effort to broaden the number of young people who reach for the stars in careers in aviation and aerospace has taken off with the launch of the Houston Airport System Aviation Club.
The University Aviation Association (UAA) recently presented five awards to educators from around the nation.
This October 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: Grumman American AA5A Injuries: 1 Fatal, 2 Serious. Location: Springfield, Mo. Aircraft damage: Substantial
What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to land near the runway numbers instead of landing at the touchdown zone [Read more...]
When Kenneth Karnes, now 75, recently started flying again after a several-year hiatus, he bought a Cessna 210 and began studying the airplane and procedures. One day his son, David, picked him up from the airport and noticed he was reading something. It turned out the elder Karnes had written a poem to help him remember his checklist.