DEADLINE REMINDER– Expiration of Aircraft Registration Certificates
Notice Number: NOTC2866
A Safety Tip from the FAASTeamWith spring just around the corner, it is time to knock the dust and cobwebs off our favorite aircraft and get ready for the flying season. Just as important to our flying safety as prepping our bird for flight after winter storage is the prepping of our mind for safe flight operations. It is time to clear the mind and brush up on the proper techniques and skills required to operate the aircraft safely and proficiently. Read More
LAWA has doubts about Ontario managing the airport
The current manager of Ontario International Airport has doubts about transferring control of the airport to the city of Ontario, according to a document prepared by Los Angeles World Airport’s (LAWA) staff.
As a pilot, Nick Ullmann is an expert in aviation. As a flight school owner at Santa Monica Airport, Ullmann is getting a crash course in politics.Ullmann and the operators of five other flight schools at the airport find themselves under attack from an unexpected source: members of the Los Angeles City Council.Read More
The Redding Airdrome preceded today’s Redding Municipal Airport. It was built in 1942 during World War II as a military flight training field by the Army Corps of Engineers. When construction was finished later that year, the airdrome became known as the Redding Army Airfield and also as the Redding-Shasta Army Airfield.
Agricultural pilots pushing for tougher rules to mark, light up hard-to-see towers
The tower that an agricultural plane crashed into last month on a remote Delta island would have required bright markings and a light had it been 2 feet taller, underscoring concerns about meteorological and other structures that are difficult to spot sprouting up on farmland. Read more………..Read More
Riverside Councilman Paul Davis is taking on two colleagues over plans for a terminal to serve small planes at the former March Air Force Base. Davis has questioned how plans for a small terminal to accommodate private and business pilots at March will affect residents in Ward 4, the part of the city nearest the air base.Read More