Alaska aircraft registration proposal withdrawn

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is withdrawing – for the time being – a controversial aircraft registration plan. Alaska Airmen Association leadership and membership feedback were key to stopping the proposal as originally proposed. But in a message to members, officials with the association note: “This does not mean that the registration […]

A visit to Alaska

A 2017 journey to the 49th state took me to Fairbanks and Anchorage. Having been to Anchorage years ago, I knew I would be re-visiting the Alaskan Aviation Museum, but it turned out that many other aircraft photo opportunities presented themselves during the trip. Spending time along the shore of Lake Hood was definitely a pleasure […]

Picture of the day: A chilly start to 2018

Rob Stapleton sent us this photo, taken at sunset at Merrill Field in Anchorage, Alaska, in the early days of January 2018. “We have been having lots of ground fog and what you see on the prop of this Mooney is hoarfrost from the fog,” he explains. Rob Stapleton sent us this photo, taken at […]