Experience a world without the sun for 2 min 19 sec and be inspired by the cosmos at the Eclipse Aire Fest at the Amelia Earhart Airport. Join us in Atchison with an estimated crowd of 5k at Eclipse-Aire Fest 2017. Event activities include a coordinator for the Vatican Observatory’s international consortium who will give a scientific presentation […]
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Entries by Diana
Safe Piloting is like a three-Legged Stool… If one leg is flawed, then the entire stool becomes unstable For well over 40 years I have flown and observed other pilots. I have come to encapsulate the safe and successful art of piloting into a comprehensive package which I call the three legs of the flying […]
The return of supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s award of a contract for the preliminary design of a “low boom” flight demonstration aircraft. This is the first in a series of ‘X-planes’ in NASA’s New Aviation Horizons initiative, introduced in the agency’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget. NASA Administrator […]
There has been a great deal of speculation about the President’s current remarks concerning ATC privatization – and most of the statements I’ve read and heard indicate that perhaps his advisors are behind the power curve when it comes to what is and isn’t real. The loudest and most concerning rhetoric indicates that our current Air Traffic Control System is out of date and not safe. This flies in the face of statistics which show the U.S. as the nation with the best safety record worldwide.
Tennessee Airport Manager of the Year: Jo Ann Speer The 2012 Tennessee Airport manager of the year is Jo Ann Speer who is the manager of Everett-Stewart Airport in Union City, TN. William B. Orellana, Director of Aeronautics made this presentation. “The recipient of this year’s Airport Manager of the Year award is someone that […]
Reno 2012 The tragic crash at the 2011 Reno National Championship Air Race left all seriously doubting that this event would be able to continue. It has been a year that has seen individuals step forward and never give up in their efforts to insure the continuation of America’s only Closed Course Air Race. To […]
Ohio now has a sanctioned Sport Air Racing League event thanks to the efforts of Richard Kaczmarek. Richard is a racer who flies a “fast little airplane” named “Slug” “Slug” is a PA28-140, Cherokee and further proves that the Sport Air Racing League is for everyone. This event took place in conjunction with the Mid […]
May 18 – Armed Forces Day Celebration and Fly-in at Curtis Field in Brady Texas sponsored by Morgan Military Aviation Museum will be held on Saturday, May 18th 2013, (assuming the Mayans got it wrong), so please save the date!! We are starting the planning even earlier and we have had a lot of volunteer […]
The Ocean City Aviation Association (OCAA) is conducting the following ongoing event: Saturday Morning Fly-in breakfast ongoing event, at the Ocean City Maryland’s Municipal Airport (OXB), 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Breakfast, light lunch. Cost: Donations for the Ocean City Aviation Association›s (OCAA) restoration of the Huey helicopter mounted on the Veteran›s Memorial display, located near the […]