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2 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

Soldotna's airport continues to expand

After strong years of expansion, rehabilitation and construction projects the Soldotna is planning to devise a new list of improvements for its airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Soldotna, AK, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

E. Allan Englehardt Stop costly, unnecessary runway ideas at private airport

While pilots would love to see a longer runway at Chicago Executive Airport for safety, in this case, economically, it just does not make sense.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Prospect Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL

10 hrs ago |

A holiday in the land of exile

Dar es Salaam - First, an apology: the experience I had in Tanzania cannot be fully measured in words, so whatever ones I do use will not do it justice.


Related Topix: World News, Tanzania, Life, Hobbies, South Africa, Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Aviation Museum Annual Salmon Bake and Fly-bys coming on July 20th

The Alaska Aviation Museum will celebrate 101 years of aviation in Alaska at its annual Salmon Bake and Fly-Bys the afternoon of Sunday July 20th.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Hispanic Business

Commuter Air Technology Goes from a Small General Aviation Firm to an ...

Constantly innovating, the company is currently working on a variety of performance enhancing certifications to increase payload, reduce gross weight and add range to the family, as well as numerous passenger communications, entertainment and avionics enhancements.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Alternatives to leaded aviation fuel are now finally in sight

For the first time, the long over-due search for viable alternatives to leaded avgas is moving to the next stage as the FAA prepares to begin evaluating fuels submitted for testing through the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative , announced today by the FAA.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Penn State Expected to Spend Millions on University Park Airport and Lasch Football Building

The Penn State Board of Trustees finance committee has recommended the full board approve $5.6 million in upgrades to University Park Airport and $2 million in renovations to the Lasch Football Building.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA

Business North

Kestrel at the crossroads

Kestrel Aircraft's manufacturing future in Superior remains uncertain this summer as company owners and Wisconsin economic developers sort out the details of a 30-month-old state financing package.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Superior, WI, Douglas County, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Star News Group

Playground honors legendary local

The estate of the late aviation pioneer Ed Brown has donated a playground worth approximately $300,000 to Belmar, which residents can expect to see open in early to mid-fall in Maclearie Park.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Belmar, NJ, Ocean Grove, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Spring Lake, NJ

Henley Standard

Light aircraft makes emergency landing

THE pilot of a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Sonning Common.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

Air & Space


The hulks of seven DC-3 fuselages are parked alongside Basler Turbo Conversions' 75,000-square-foot facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Life, Hobbies

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Lismore city council is open to the idea of selling its airport

Lismore's mayor said the council is open to the idea of selling the city's airport after an approach from an investor.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies


Leidos Awarded Contract By Wichita Airport Authority

Leidos , a national security, health, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Wichita Airport Authority to install and integrate IT/communications systems for the new airport terminal at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, now known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Wichita, KS

Log Cabin Democrat

Airport now has Sept. 1 opening

The new airport in the Lollie Bottoms is now scheduled for a September 1 opening.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conway, AR


WWII Bombers Fly into the Northland

Rare pieces of World War II history have flown into the Northland and are now on display for the public to see up close.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Portland Tribune

High-flying kids

Jared Hartrampf was a little nervous preparing for take-off last week in a small airplane at Mulino Airport, but he was grinning from ear to ear after he landed.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Family, Kids, Mulino, OR

Journal of the San Juans

Backdraft: the 'Voice' of the Fly-In | Guest Column

But, you may not know that you were hearing the voice of Richard Drury. Rick really knows airplanes, especially the giant Douglas Skyraider, which opens the show every year with its crowd-thrilling low and loud passes over the runway.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Douglas DC-8, Douglas Aircraft, Ambient, Chi, Vietnam, World News, US Navy, US News, US Military, Opinion


'He could fly an aircraft before he was old enough to get his...

'He could fly an aircraft before he was old enough to get his driving licence. It's quite a phenomenal achievement' Those are the words of proud mum Amanda Cresswell, whose son Jac, 17, has just gained his private pilot's licence A COLLEGE student from Pontypridd has completed a demanding training programme alongside his studies to be awarded with ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Newberry Observer

Wings and things discussed at pilot's breakfast Sunday

Ron Claypool stirs grits with a boat paddle. He's been cooking for over thirty years using this custom cook trailer that often serves other chapters.... Gary and Kim Boykin enjoyed the breakfast fellowship with friends they have known for years though they no longer are plane owners.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Daily Mail

Chilean government publishes report on UFO spotted above remote copper mine

A government agency in Chile has published a report on two photographs showing an object which it claims 'can be qualified as a UFO.'


Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Life, Hobbies, Cameras

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