We've worked with a number of local FBOs and Service centers and
they all seemed to be "OK" but having been through a massive
upgrade like this once before and having had a less than perfect
experience, we were kinda gun-shy and decided that maybe it was OK
to look as much as a few hundred miles away to find the right shop
to work with... and boy, did we.
KVNC: Sarasota Avionics, Venice Municipal Airport, Venice,
On a fall trip to the West Coast, N377SR got to see the best and
worst of a number of Southern tier FBOs... among those that truly
stood out include:
KAEG: Bode Aero, Double Eagle II Airport, Albuquerque, New
This Time, It's For VP Biden's Trip To The Virgin
The TFR mess just gets more and more restrictive by the
day... with the island of Oahu having seen GA brought to its knees
for nearly two weeks while the President visits -- restricting a
huge 30 mile radius of an island landmark... and pretty much
covering the island in the process.
Claims Passenger Removals May Be Related To Christmas Day
After the international travel industry was disrupted yet again
by a young Middle-Eastern male with a bomb strapped to his nether
regions, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is
calling on airline passengers, crews and security personnel to
avoid ethnic and religious "profiling" in the wake of the attempted
bombing of a flight arriving in Detroit on Christmas Day.
Super Hercules Deliveries Continue To Strengthen USAF Fleet In
Brig. Gen. Michael W. Callan, Vice Commander, 17th Air Force and
U.S. Air Forces Africa, from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, accepted
the tenth of 14 Lockheed Martin C-130Js to be based at Ramstein on
Monday. The USAF Europe C-130Js based there also support the
airlift needs of Africa Command.
Controllers for Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM)
in Mumbai, India, are voicing opposition to a plan to reduce
separation between inbound aircraft from the ICAO standard 5 NM gap
to only 3 NM.
MANUFACTURER: Boeing Model 737-300, -400, and
-500 Series Airplanes Equipped With a Digital Transient Suppression
Device (DTSD) Installed in Accordance With Supplemental Type
Certificate (STC) ST00127BO
The AMA Joins the AOPA for the Promotion of General Aviation
During the “Golden Age of Aviation,” the nation’s youth idolized such industry leaders as Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. As enthusiasm for aviation grew, small-scale aircraft building boomed in popularity, becoming both a fashionable hobby as well as an educational tool for the expanding career field. To support the growing number of enthusiasts, model builders founded the Academy of Model Aeronautics in 1936. Today, the non-profit organization continues to support its original mission: to promote the development, education, and advancement of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity.
ANN's Annual Review Of The Year That Was: Aerospace In 2009
Would it be to punny to say that the Aerospace industy had its
"ups and downs" in 2009? From the downbeat forecast of The
Augustine Commission to the unveiling of SpaceShip Two, it has been
an interesting year in Aerospace. And, of course, everything
is couched against the economy.
The AMA Joins the AOPA for the Promotion of General
During the “Golden Age of Aviation,” the
nation’s youth idolized such industry leaders as Charles
Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. As enthusiasm for aviation grew,
small-scale aircraft building boomed in popularity, becoming both a
fashionable hobby as well as an educational tool for the expanding
Mass Arrival First Of The Festivities Planned Throughout The
One of the iconic general aviation airplanes of the past
half-century, the Piper Cherokee, will be honored this summer at
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, "The World's Greatest Aviation
Celebration," at Wittman Regional Airport on July 26-August 1.
"There are just a few airplanes that are instantly
recognizable as part of the flying community at nearly every
airport, and the Piper Cherokee is among them."
Source: Tom Poberezny, EAA president and
AirVenture chairman, reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Piper Cherokee, a group
of enthusiasts are making plans for a Friday, July 23, 2010 "50 on
the 50th" mass arrival into the 2010 AirVenture at