Picture of the day: A quiet morning

Geremy Kornreich sent in this photo, explaining, “Heavy fog shrouds the control tower, and the whole area, at Modesto, California’s KMOD airport on Jan. 30, 2018. The fog, a frequent occurrence during the winter months, finally lifted about 10:30 a.m. Above the ground layer fog, the weather was calm and smooth.” Would you to like […]
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Red Bull race pilots pass on dessert

Every extra pound adds one-hundredth of a second to the track time in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship series. This can lead to discussions about dessert during team dinners. As the 2018 world championship quest gets underway Feb. 2 and 3 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the American teams are hungry for wins, even if winning means passing on chocolate cake.

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Colorado Aeronautical Board slams ATC giveaway, calls for seaplane access

Long-sought seaplane access and a rejection of the idea of giving away the nation’s air traffic control system are among the 2018 legislative priorities of the Colorado Aeronautical Board. A Jan. 22 resolution outlining the priorities also seeks to secure Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for Colorado’s airports.

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Picture of the day: On the Reno ramp

Geremy Kornreich sent in this photo, noting: “Sept. 13, 2017, was a fine afternoon at the Reno Air Races at Reno-Stead Airport (KRTS) in Nevada. The ramp featured a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk and Supermarine Spitfire, with a rain squall and a Hawker Harrier “Jump Jet” in the background. Would you to like have your photo […]
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You think you can’t, but you can

“Oh, I could never build an airplane,” they say. And you know who they are. Almost anyone who ever overheard a homebuilder or an owner engaged in a restoration project could easily qualify. They rule out their participation before they even consider what the actual skills and requirements might be. They assume failure, then reinforce […]
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