July 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Have A Current Airport Diagram and Use It!

From FAA safety.gov

Line Safety Audits completed by the airlines revealed 23% of errors and 38% of the threats occur before ever leaving the ground. A crucial part of the flight process is pre-flight planning. Accident analysis reveals that preflight planning is often inadequate or entirely ignored. An important part of this flight process is the obtainment of information for your departure, arrival, AND alternate airports. This should include utilizing a current Airport Facility Directory, obtaining current NOTAMs, AND having a current Airport Diagram.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Have A Current Airport Diagram and Use It!

From FAA safety.gov

Line Safety Audits completed by the airlines revealed 23% of errors and 38% of the threats occur before ever leaving the ground. A crucial part of the flight process is pre-flight planning. Accident analysis reveals that preflight planning is often inadequate or entirely ignored. An important part of this flight process is the obtainment of information for your departure, arrival, AND alternate airports. This should include utilizing a current Airport Facility Directory, obtaining current NOTAMs, AND having a current Airport Diagram.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Sunroads Debacle Being Investigated?

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
San Diego office tower raises an uproar
By Randy Dotinga
The Christian Science Monitor

 

One might think it would be impossible for a developer to erect a building so tall that it blocks a flight path to an airport. Not in the topsy-turvy political world of San Diego, where the construction of a new office tower is spawning allegations of corruption and municipal incompetence. It’s the latest brouhaha in the saga of a near-bankrupt city reeling from years of scandals and mismanagement.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Sunroads Debacle Being Investigated?

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
San Diego office tower raises an uproar
By Randy Dotinga
The Christian Science Monitor

 

One might think it would be impossible for a developer to erect a building so tall that it blocks a flight path to an airport. Not in the topsy-turvy political world of San Diego, where the construction of a new office tower is spawning allegations of corruption and municipal incompetence. It’s the latest brouhaha in the saga of a near-bankrupt city reeling from years of scandals and mismanagement.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Old Norton Air Force Base to Become Industrial Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
SBIA plans blossoming
By Robert Rogers
The San Bernardino County (CA) Sun

SAN BERNARDINO – A whole lot of paper shuffling and cement pouring is going on. And it portends a heady future for the 2,100 acres formerly known as Norton Air Force Base. “We’re looking at the evolution of a major logistics and industrial park,” said Penny Chua, director of economic development and marketing for the San Bernardino International Airport Authority.