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Frederick Airport Expansion Project Making Gradual Progress

Publication: YOUR 4 STATE
Publication Date: 2014-12-18
Publication Author: Mallory Sofastaii

The city of Frederick is making gradual progress in expanding the airport’s runway, and was recently awarded a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin demolition.

PlaneSense Delivers Precious Holiday Cargo

Publication: AIN ONLINE
Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: Curt Epstein

New Hampshire-based fractional aircraft operator PlaneSense helped spread some holiday cheer last month when it landed one of its Pilatus PC-12s at Manchester Boston Regional Airport, packed with non-perishable food destined for the state’s food bank.

Field of Green?

Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: Peter Galuszka

Its turbines roaring, an olive drab HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter of the Virginia Air National Guard revs up its blades as a small Cessna lines up for takeoff in the distance. Assorted on the tarmac are several sleek corporate jets – some capable of transoceanic travel – available for hire.

Airports Chief Preps for Final Landing Before Retirement

Publication: KEYS INFO NET
Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: Anthony Cave

Retiring Monroe County Director of Airports Peter Horton likes to film sharks underwater with his GoPro camera. He calls it a hobby. The outgoing Horton will deplane, so to speak, after more than 30 years in local government, including more than 15 years overseeing the county’s two airports, Key West International Airport and Florida Keys Marathon Airport, with retirement set for Dec. 31. Horton will have more time to film sharks and other water-based activities.

Woodring Expansion Tops List of Aeronautics Commission Projects

Publication: ENID NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-12-17

Expansion of Enid Woodring Regional Airport is one of the largest projects on Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s three-year capital improvement program.

Flight School of Greenville Opens

Publication Date: 2014-12-17

A new flight school, Flight School of Greenville, has opened at Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in South Carolina.

Moran: Securing the Future of Aerospace in Kansas

Publication: HAYS POST
Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran

Safeguarding our nation means both a strong national defense and a strong economy. The aerospace industry is where these two priorities combine. In today’s global economy, aerospace provides vital opportunities for America at home and abroad, and Kansas is fortunate to be at the crossroads of the aerospace industry.

Column: General Aviation Gives Businesses an Edge

Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: Tom Wallace

In today’s competitive marketplace, general aviation provides companies with a significant advantage. As the owner of six Johnstone Supply locations across Pennsylvania and Maryland, I have seen firsthand how a plane can assist in a company’s day-to-day operations.

‘Memorial’ Replaces ‘Lake of the Ozarks’ in New Airport Name

Publication: LAKE EXPO
Publication Date: 2014-12-17
Publication Author: Connye Griffin

With two members absent, the Camdenton Board of Alderman voted 3-1 on Tuesday, Dec. 16 in favor of a new airport name: Camdenton Memorial Regional Airport.

Flying High

Publication: THE MID WEEK NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-12-16
Publication Author: Katrina J.E. Milton

Many people dream of an office with a view. Tom Cleveland’s office has one of the most unique views in DeKalb. Though large wall-to-wall windows, Cleveland, the manager of the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport, can see the takeoffs and landings of both small and large aircraft, from single-engine planes to corporate jets.

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