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11 min ago | Jalopnik
The Shunyi District, eleven miles north of Beijing will soon be home to a community which will house a brand new airport with a 7,800 foot runway, business, and homes that all focus on general aviation. It will be called "Superior Aviation Town."
2 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $4 million to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca for a taxiway extension. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced a $4,125,727 grant in separate press releases Monday.
6 hrs ago | The Atlantic
As American government seems ever more paralyzed at the national level, cities continue to find ways to grapple with real problems. Two more examples.
Sam Limbach, a Morris Community High School senior, helped with Saturday's event.
Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed. Daily EnterpriseHarlan Airport Board Chairman Mark Miracle looks out at the end of the Tucker-Guthrie Airport's runway where a proposed expansion will be constructed.
Centennial Airport expects to have its recently installed noise monitors officially collecting data toward the end of the year, providing data that could help mitigate noise from the second-busiest general aviation airport in the country. The structures look like a 20-foot light pole with the monitor on top.
U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers announced on Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded funds for improvements at the Middlesboro-Bell County Airport. The $452,790 Federal Aviation Administration grant will support the land acquisition for approaches, new runway lighting and improvements in airport drainage.
READINGTON TWP. - - A group calling itself "Citizens for Readington" has distributed a mailer and is seeking signatures on an online petition, likes on its new Facebook page and followers on Twitter.
Officials at the Northern Maine Regional Airport say nearly $3 million in federal grant money will go toward badly needed ramp and hangar improvements at the central Aroostook County facility. "We have been talking about this apron rehabilitation project for several years," airport director Scott Wardwell said Monday morning.
The Joplin Regional Airport will hold an open house on Wednesday. Airport manager Steve Stockam tells News Talk KZRG they'll show the public the airport's updated master plan.
Sept. 14--A helicopter pilot landed on a levee in Everglades Holiday Park on Saturday afternoon after briefly losing contact with an air-traffic-control tower, a fire-rescue official said. The pilot was in communication with North Perry General Aviation Airport and was traveling with one passenger; neither was injured, according to Mike Jachles, spokesman for Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue.
THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority explained that it needs to raise the passenger service charge , or terminal fee, for the further development of the airport aerodrome. The International Civil Aviation Organization defines aerodrome as an area on land or water--including buildings, installations and equipment--intended to be used either wholly or in part for the arrival, departure and surface movement of aircraft.
When it comes to the next big thing for general aviation airplanes, aviation experts are looking toward diesel engines that run on jet fuel. Several major aircraft and engine makers have announced the development of diesel engines suited for aircraft, including Wichita's Cessna Aircraft, in part because of a need for alternative fuel sources.
Guard group seeks public help on C-130H alert National organization times its notice to legislation creeping through Congress Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tOyWkj The time is now to contact your local representatives in Washington about the need to upgrade the fleet of C-130H planes that call units like the 179th Airlift Wing home, according to Rich Green, former commander of the 179th and now leader of the Mansfield Military Affairs Council. "It's very much a timing thing.
Think about what you'd really like to do on your vacation and create a list to narrow your choices - whether it's hitting the beach, going shopping, climbing a mountain or visiting a museum. Consider whether you can do this somewhere nearby, or whether you know anyone who has done your chosen activities before on a similar budget.
The aviation department at Glendale Community College is celebrating a new addition this week in the form of a 1983 Cessna, the third plane the campus has acquired for its pilot training program. Earlier this week, college trustees approved the $62,000 purchase of the 172P model, making the program eligible to serve 30% more students.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:28 pm
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