Monthly Archives: June 2012
I’m traveling today, from San Diego back to Lookout Point. While I’m offline, take a look at this post, from Aviation Preservationist Kermit Weeks’ blog, about the small adventure he and his team had getting their C-47 back to Florida … Continue reading
I spent a wonderful couple of hours this afternoon exploring the USS Midway Museum here in San Diego. I hope to put some of the MANY pics I took into a slideshow, which I’ll post here. But for now, here … Continue reading
And this is a GOOD thing? From large to small, the number of such unmanned aircraft systems — popularly called “drones” — is expected to surge as the federal government works to open civilian airspace to them by 2015. Florida … Continue reading
AOPA Live’s Sarah Brown went to the place where it all started, Kitty Hawk NC to fly a Wright Glider replica. The Wright stuff: How to tame a horse
Uncontrolled Airspace listener “mike.smith” has posted an excellent summary of why some airports are exciting and filled with people, but most are ghost towns. Jack has often pondered how we make our airports more fun and public-friendly. He has been … Continue reading
I’m travelling for the next week, in San Diego Calif for the ISTE Conference. I won the hotel room assignment lottery and got a view, from high up, looking out over San Diego Bay. In the distance I can see … Continue reading
This year’s homecoming on June 20-23 could be especially cool ’cause it’s the Cub’s 75th birthday. Carmen Banfill, coordinator of the fly-in, says, “Hearing the hum of the planes’ engines and seeing the airport filled with planes again brings back … Continue reading
Break a leg, Steve!
Aviation Consumer, the sibling publication to Jeb Burnside’s Aviation Safety Magazine, is conducting a survey about the realworld cost of operating an LSA. The data could be interesting. If you’re eligible I urge you to respond.