October 2013

Aviation Interest

2013 CalPilots Annual Meeting – Huge Success!

SLO Annual MeetingThe 2013 California Pilots Association Annual Meeting was held on October 18-19th at the San Luis Jet Center Jet Center.

The California Pilots Association (CalPilots) held its business meeting Saturday morning followed by Mike Jesch of the Fullerton Airport Pilots Association, a chapter of CalPIlots. Mike discussed the revitalization of the previously dormant association at Fullerton

Aviation Interest

Castle Air Museum Gets Old Air Force One

AF1ATWATER — Close to 300 people welcomed the Castle Air Museum’s newest airplane, a Douglas VC-9 that flew presidents, vice presidents and first ladies for 30 years, as it touched down at Castle Airport early Wednesday afternoon.

The air museum’s chief executive officer, Joe Pruzzo, spoke just after the gleaming blue, white and chrome-adorned plane circled the runway then landed in front of the crowd just after 1 p.m.

California Airports

California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport

arcata eurekaAll ‘quiet’ on the airport front: New airport manager recruitment grounded 

With the retirement of the embattled airport manager and the search continuing for a new airline to serve the Arcata-Eureka Airport, county Department of Public Works Director Tom Mattson said he will be taking over operations for the “foreseeable future.”