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Watertown International Airport (KART) opens New FBO/Business Center

July 25, 2015 by

DEXTER, NY –   The Watertown International Airport has opened its brand new Business Center.  Jefferson County Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication on July 24, 2015 at the 19,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as a Business Center and Hangar for corporate users of the airport, houses Airport Administration, and serves as the General Aviation FBO for the airport. The center uses sustainable principles of day-lighting and energy efficiency featuring a roof that minimizes heat... [ Continue Reading ]

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Watertown International Airport (KART) opens New FBO/Business Center

July 25, 2015 by

DEXTER, NY –   The Watertown International Airport has opened its brand new Business Center.  Jefferson County Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication on July 24, 2015 at the 19,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as a Business Center and Hangar for corporate users of the airport, houses... [ Continue Reading ]

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Zenith Aircraft Company host Cub Scouts

June 15, 2015 by

Hordes of enthusiastic youngsters descend on factory to learn, help build Mexico, Missouri, June 14, 2015: The week brought well over a hundred Cub Scouts to the Zenith Aircraft factory in Mexico, Missouri, where the 7-10 year-olds were able to get a good look at what goes into building and flying small... [ Continue Reading ]

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Bob Carlton named recipient of the 2015 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship

June 11, 2015 by

Bob Carlton performing in his Super Salto sailplane World Airshow News has announced that Bob Carlton is the 2015 recipient of the Bill Barber Award for Showmanship. Carlton joins a long list of honorees that reads like an airshow hall of fame.  Bob Carlton began his fascination with aviation as a young... [ Continue Reading ]

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Sal’s Law: Altimeters, EFB’s and DUI’s

June 10, 2015 by

Sal Lagonia Esq., is an Aviation Attorney, Professor of Aviation Law and expert safety consultant who is a frequent speaker on aviation safety. GC @ Email: I am in the process of completing my medical application for renewal and the question on DUI arrests is puzzling me. I did have a recent arrest... [ Continue Reading ]

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Is Aviation Looking Up?

June 1, 2015 by

​by Sal Lagonia, Esq. – After spending a week at Sun n’ Fun this year, a person could only be left with renewed optimism as to the future of general aviation. New and beautiful aircraft with shining paint jobs could be seen at every turn. Plenty of electronics were being demonstrated in the... [ Continue Reading ]

Kevin Lacey

Kevin Lacey – Not Just a Repo Man

May 17, 2015 by

Kevin Lacey, star of The Discovery Channel’s reality show “Airplane Repo”, standing in front of his first airplane – a 1946 Taylorcraft. by Brian Columbus, Publisher – While at Sun ‘n Fun 2015, I had the good fortune of running into the star of The Discovery Channel’s... [ Continue Reading ]

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Atlantic Flyer’s 2015 Air Show Schedule

May 16, 2015 by

2015 is shaping up to be an outstanding year for air shows. The military jet teams have full performance schedules and are being supported by top civilian teams including the Black Diamond Jet team, Team Aeroshell, Team Aerodynamix, Lima Lima Flight and many more. New to the US this year are the Breitling... [ Continue Reading ]

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Plane Perfect presents: “Hazards on the Shelf”

May 15, 2015 by

By Chris Thomsen – Have you cleaned your car lately? With the proliferation of automated convenience store drive thru wash bays it’s easier than ever to keep your ride looking nice. When it’s time to detail your car you head to the local parts or hardware store and buy up some easily available... [ Continue Reading ]

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The Quonset Point Air Show – It’s More Than Just The Planes

May 14, 2015 by

by Bill Sarama –  The Military Air Shows came back with a blast in the Northeast in 2014 after a one-year shut down for the now famous “Government Sequester”. The big one in the Boston-Providence area was and continues to be the “Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show” held at... [ Continue Reading ]

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Air-to-Ground: Where Does It Say I Can’t Fly There?!?

May 14, 2015 by

by Rose Marie Kern – Before a flight, every pilot knows he is responsible for discovering what conditions he will encounter during his time in the air. He is supposed to investigate the current and forecast weather, the Notices to Airmen related to his destination airports and any Temporary... [ Continue Reading ]

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Atlantic Flyer Awards – Outstanding Pilot Shop 2015

May 13, 2015 by

2015 Honoree for Outstanding Pilot Shop – Nashua Pilot Shop in Nashua, NH (KASH) Before the Internet Revolution, the general aviation landscape was dotted with what my first flight instructor called “Aviator Toy Stores” – more properly known as pilot shops. Although the term is still in use... [ Continue Reading ]

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Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Completes Honor Mission for WWII Heroes

May 11, 2015 by

Aircraft from the practice and execution of the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover of Washington, DC. by Mary Ann Rynkiewicz – Seventy years after Allied forces won the world’s freedom in Europe, 56 vintage World War II airplanes celebrated Victory in Europe Day in a tremendous display of airpower... [ Continue Reading ]