Honeywell – Honeywell Technology Helps Pilots Avoid Hail And Lightning, Improving Passenger Safety And Comfort

Honeywell’s latest major upgrade to the IntuVue 3-D Weather Radar helps pilots to increase in-flight situational awareness and improve decision making in flight. Previously unable to anticipate either hail or lightning in their flight path, or turbulence at long range, flight crews are now able to predict the probability of severe weather up to 10 … More Honeywell – Honeywell Technology Helps Pilots Avoid Hail And Lightning, Improving Passenger Safety And Comfort

Flying Between Smaller Cities Is Becoming a Marathon Sport

Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times The Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., has lost 19 percent of its direct flights, meaning that many travelers face complicated itineraries that involve circuitous routes and layovers. By JAD MOUAWAD Published: May 2, 2012 FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ EMAIL SHARE PRINT REPRINTS It took Josh Hunter three separate planes, … More Flying Between Smaller Cities Is Becoming a Marathon Sport

Brazil’s Olympian Task: Cleaning Junkyard Airports Before the Games

Rotting Jet Carcasses Litter Tarmacs; Plane-Loving Judge Attacks Bureaucracy By JOHN LYONS A decaying Douglas C-47 in Tabatinga BRASÍLIA—Getting Brazil’s overcrowded airports ready to play host to soccer’s 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games has run into an unexpected obstacle: airplane cemeteries on the tarmac. At airfields from the muggy Amazon to bustling São Paulo, weather-stained … More Brazil’s Olympian Task: Cleaning Junkyard Airports Before the Games

Recreational Aviation Foundation needs your support….also a back country Fly-In to Pleasant Valley, Arizona-24AZ

Here is the back country trip to pleasant Valley 24AZ as reported by the Arizona Pilots Association…just open up the PDF…and also see a video of a 182 landing at 24AZ…and support the recreational Aviation Foundation go to the website at  www.theraf.org APA_Pleasant_Valley_Fly-in

Small Airports Fear Being Left Behind as Costs Squeeze Carriers

  By SUSAN STELLIN Residents of some of America’s smaller cities may face a tough choice in the future: pay increasingly high fares to board a plane close to home or drive farther to a bigger airport with lower ticket prices. While it is difficult to calculate how much fares are rising at places like … More Small Airports Fear Being Left Behind as Costs Squeeze Carriers