February 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Kudos to CalPilot’s Jay White

Greetings from Arizona.
In the recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Pilots Association (APA) the official organizational changes of the California Pilots Association (CPA) were noted. The BoD of APA would like you to know that your lengthy and very productive service as President of CPA has neither gone unnoticed nor unappreciated outside the borders of California. We, the members of the BoD of APA have benefited greatly by your communications as well as your generous research into the rights and legalities of General Aviation in America.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Airports Are Economic Engines

This is an interesting article on why airports should be seen as an “econmic engine” for the community, versus an issue.

Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Airports need steady hand, says professor
By Peter Morley
Australia – The Brisbane Courier Mail

BRISBANE airport has the potential to become a superior “aerotropolis” with a workforce and economy matching that of a typical Australian regional city, says one of the world’s airport experts. But he has also warned the development needs to be carefully handled to ensure the best economic efficiencies, aesthetics, environmental outcomes and sustained urban economic development.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Airports Are Economic Engines

This is an interesting article on why airports should be seen as an “econmic engine” for the community, versus an issue.

Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Airports need steady hand, says professor
By Peter Morley
Australia – The Brisbane Courier Mail

BRISBANE airport has the potential to become a superior “aerotropolis” with a workforce and economy matching that of a typical Australian regional city, says one of the world’s airport experts. But he has also warned the development needs to be carefully handled to ensure the best economic efficiencies, aesthetics, environmental outcomes and sustained urban economic development.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Engine Repair Blamed In Crash Landing

An NTSB report says a quickie repair job led to the engine failure and subsequent crash landing of a Piper PA-28 on a freeway in Concord, Calif., in April of 2004. While the pilot and his son walked away, the plane’s propeller sliced through a minivan and almost severed the leg of an 11-year-old girl. According to the report, the pilot, Curt Hatch, noticed the engine running roughly on the plane, which he had rented in Colorado.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Engine Repair Blamed In Crash Landing

An NTSB report says a quickie repair job led to the engine failure and subsequent crash landing of a Piper PA-28 on a freeway in Concord, Calif., in April of 2004. While the pilot and his son walked away, the plane’s propeller sliced through a minivan and almost severed the leg of an 11-year-old girl. According to the report, the pilot, Curt Hatch, noticed the engine running roughly on the plane, which he had rented in Colorado.