KDED takes off

DELAND, Florida — DeLand Municipal Airport (KDED) is buzzing with activity, according to airport officials. The dates for the fourth annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase dates are set for Nov. 14-16, 2019. Its new administration building, the Leigh Matusick Airport Management Center, is up and running. And the DeLand Sport Aviation Village is welcoming its […]

Non-towered airport operations webinar to discuss recent changes

The FAA recently announced significant changes to the flight and ground operations, as well as communications, at non-towered airports. There are some important updates all pilots need to know about. Traffic patterns have changed, as have arrival and departure procedures, and the way pilots communicate intentions. WINGsREALITY Edu is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June […]

Picture of the Day: In the pattern

Bill Pixley sent in this photo of Runway 03/21 at Venango Regional Airport (KFKL) in Franklin, Pennsylvania. He notes the photo was taken on April 17, 2018, with an an iPhone8. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for […]

S52 to close for 85 days

WINTHROP, Washington – Methow Valley State Airport (S52) will close May 14, 2018, for 85 days for a $5 million project to replace the pavement at the general aviation airport. According to officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the runway is tentatively scheduled to reopen at the end of June to avoid […]

The world’s busiest airport — for a week

During the week of SUN ’n FUN, Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport becomes the busiest airport in the nation. But that’s nothing new for the airport, where there is always something new going on. Just since last year’s SUN ’n FUN, the airport opened its new U.S. Customs facility; cut the ribbon on the new NOAA building; a […]

NC airport installs putting green

Workers are putting the finishing touches on a new putting green at North Carolina’s Moore County Airport (KSOP), which serves the golf-crazy village of Pinehurst, N.C. “Pinehurst is the golf capital of America,” said Dan Maples, the golf architect who designed the new putting green. “Go anywhere in the world and mention Pinehurst and people […]

Video: Historic South Carolina hangar gets a new lease on life

The historic Curtiss-Wright Hangar at Hamilton-Owens Field in South Carolina is on the National Register of Historic Places. That makes it difficult — but not impossible — to breath new life into. But that is exactly what’s happened. South Carolina ETV produced a nice video that offers some historical perspective, as well as an update on […]