A Day Inside The Hornet’s Nest – Home Of The Blue Angels

130715-N-SN160-023I’ve seen the Blue Angels perform just three times in my life. The first time occurred before the age of ten when I was impressionable and everything in my life evolved around paper airplanes and model rockets. My next opportunity was when I flew as an airline pilot for Air Wisconsin. The last time I saw them perform was at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (KJVL) just after 9/11.  Continue reading A Day Inside The Hornet’s Nest – Home Of The Blue Angels

Hangar Owners vs. FAA – Let’s just avoid this scenario entirely

If we followed the rules governing airport usage, funding, and compliance word-for-word, I guarantee you that every single hangar owner (and airport sponsor for that matter) would be in violation and expose their airports to the potential risk of losing their Federal grant funding for what is being stored in hangars built on land assigned as Aeronautical Use. If you are asking the question, “how does what I’m storing in my privately owned or rented hangar affect how my airport qualifies for Federal funding?” then you’ll be surprised at the answer.
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Hangar Rental Abuse-Don’t Be That Guy

Aircraft Hangars In Hawaii are no paradise

I love Hawaii. I married my wife there. Both of my kids were baptized in its surf. And thankfully for Netflix, I am in the midst of a nearly 150+episode binge of Magnum P.I. But over the past year, my moments of Hawaii related Zen filled with evenings of “Higgy Baby,” the Lads, Higgin’s WWII infused soliloquies, and Tom Selleck’s trademark laugh, have been disrupted with real-world reports from Oahu that airports in Hawaii were cracking down on rental hangar abuses with unusual severity. Continue reading Hangar Rental Abuse-Don’t Be That Guy

Request For Peer Input On Hangar Home

Genoa Airpark Home ConstructionWe would like to introduce you to Aaron Scicluna. He and his wife, Lindsay, are in the process of designing their new hangar home to be built at the Aero Lake Estates Airpark in Genoa, Illinois. They would like to take the next few seasons to finalize their design and break ground just after the spring thaw in 2015. Continue reading Request For Peer Input On Hangar Home

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