WASHINGTON, D.C. — 42 U.S. Senators have sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta calling on the agency to stop the planned closure of 149 contract towers.
For the first quarter of 2013, The Sporty’s Foundation made bequests in the amount of $37,500 to groups and organizations promoting youth programs.
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.
Aircraft: Piper Cherokee, Piper Comanche. Injuries: 2 Fatal Location: New Hampton, N.Y. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: The two pilots arrived at the airport in a Piper Comanche to pick up the Piper Cherokee. The intention was that one would fly the Cherokee back to the departure airport.
A third-class medical exemption for pilots operating four-seat, 180-hp (or less) aircraft in daytime, VFR conditions probably is not a high priority item for FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. Can you really blame him?
But it is to me, and no doubt a great many current, and potential, recreational pilots. So…Michael — can I call you Michael? — how can we help?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA is entering its midterm implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) and, while advances have been made, there remain many issues and challenges.
That is pointed out in a new report put together by the Government Accountability Office at the request of leaders of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. [Read more...]
Yves “Jetman” Rossy, the world’s first jet-powered man, will make his first public U.S. flights this summer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 29-Aug. 4.
Adventure Pilot has released the Version 7.6 Software Update. New features include RealView Airports, Auto Taxi, Enabling WAAS, and support of the Clarity and iLevil ADS-B receivers.