March 2011

California Airports

Progression of the Redding Airport

redding_airportThe History
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.

California Airports

Progression of the Redding Airport

redding_airportThe History
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.

Aviation Regulation

Met/Cell Towers Need Standardized Markings – Regardless of Size

crop_dusterAgricultural 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………..

Aviation Regulation

Met/Cell Towers Need Standardized Markings – Regardless of Size

crop_dusterAgricultural 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………..