Sat, Oct 16, 2010
The Moral Of The Story Is, Don't Drop Toilet Paper From Your
A pilot from the borough of Westwood, New Jersey is facing
charges after he TPed a high school football field from his Cessna
172, though it wasn't a malicious schoolboy prank.
Sixty-year-old Warren Saunders was practicing for a planned
overflight of a game at Westwood Regional High School. During the
festivities, the toilet paper Saunders was dropping
during "rehearsal" was supposed to be replaced with red
and white streamers ... the school's colors.
But North Jersey.com reports that, while he was practicing, some
soccer players practicing on a nearby field reported to local
authorities that a plane was flying low over the football field and
dropping unidentified objects. The incident conjured up visions of
Saunders was IDed through his son's Facebook page. He turned
himself into police on Thursday, and was charged with violating a
state aviation statute which prohibits low-level "acrobatic stunts"
over populated areas. The maximum penalty is a year in prison and a
The FAA is also investigating the incident. Saunders could be
charged with violations of FARs as well.
Meanwhile, most of the toilet paper has been cleaned up, other
than some that remained high in the trees.
Safety Or Retribution? The Supreme Court Will Decide The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on December 9, 2013 in the case Wisconsin Airlines Corporation v Hoeper. The ca>[...]
I Thought This Should Be Seen... And Said Thought/Opinions/Commentary by Jim Campbell, ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Nearly two months ago, ANN covered the fact that the Department of De>[...]
"The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on December 9, 2013 in the case Wisconsin Airlines Corporation v Hoeper. The case will have great significance to the flying public>[...]
Will Install Ku-Satellite Technology For International Service The FAA has granted an STC to inflight wireless company Gogo for the installation of its Ku-satellite technology on B>[...]
"(The) successful launch of the NROL-39 mission is a testament to the tremendous government-industry partnership. We greatly appreciate the teamwork with the NRO Office of Space La>[...]