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Value of Laurinburg-Maxton Airport Immeasurable

Publication Date: 2014-07-10
Publication Author: JoAnn Gentry

It is understood that airport runways lead to any place in the world, oftentimes in just one flight. They are a “connection to the world,” allowing businesses to grow and are a valuable asset to help attract businesses to our community. Beyond being “business-friendly” the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport provides considerable economic impact to our community.

Group Looks to Invigorate Sutter County Airport

Publication Date: 2014-07-10
Publication Author: Andrew Creasey

The Sutter County Airport has struggled to make ends meet in recent years, but a new management group hopes to turn that around, while bringing an interest in general aviation back to the public.

Amelia Rose Earhart Intends to Finish Doomed 1937 Flight of Amelia Earhart, Inspire Girls to Fly

Publication Date: 2014-07-09

Amelia Earhart wants nothing more than to finish the doomed flight that claimed the life of Amelia Earhart 77 years ago. At least according to Amelia Earhart.

FreeFlight Airport Owner Launches Hangar Project

Publication Date: 2014-07-09
Publication Author: Linda Charlton

With nine years of preparation behind him, Frank Arenas, owner of the FreeFlight Airport in Coleman, has launched his hangar project.

Nebraska Airport Directors Blame Pilot Shortage For Grounded Flights

Publication: NET NEBRASKA
Publication Date: 2014-07-09
Publication Author: Ryan Robertson

After landing, a small passenger plane pulled up to the terminal at North Platte Regional Airport, and the twin propellers cycled down. The door opened, stairs lower, and 9 passengers made their way down. Inside the terminal, Paul Engler was waiting to board.

Runway Repair Needed to Drive Ottumwa’s Economy

Publication Date: 2014-07-08
Publication Author: Wanda Moeller

If Ottumwa wants to maintain its aviation and economic edge in southeast Iowa, it will need to repair its aging runway.

Video: Man Saved in Dramatic Helicopter Rescue

Publication: MY NORTHWEST
Publication Date: 2014-07-08
Publication Author: Jamie Skorheim

Video has been released of a dramatic cliff-face rescue conducted by the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team.

Aircraft Requested for Wildfire West of Laramie

Publication Date: 2014-07-08

Aircraft have been requested to help contain a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie.

Guaranteed Helicopter to Local Authorities on Standby this Fall for Quick Wildfire Response

Publication: KUSI NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-07-08

County officials plan to have a fire-attack helicopter on standby this fall to quickly respond to wildfires under a contract that guarantees local authorities exclusive use of the aircraft for two months.

Aviation Technology Given Alaskan Pilots More Tools

Publication Date: 2014-07-07
Publication Author: Mike Ford

Pilots have been taking to the sky in Alaska for more than one hundred years. In the last fifteen years the advancement in aviation technology has made a dramatic leap forward beginning with the Capstone program.

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