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A History Of Poplar Grove Airport

Belvidere Poplar Grove AirportSilence…………………………………………….. nothing but the hum of my Continental O-300 and the wind rushing over my windscreen as the Earth creeps up beneath my feet. Just at that tranquil moment where separation between earth and craft seems infinitesimally close, my ear discerns the whine of the stall horn and the seat of my pants feels the mains start to roll.

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Building A Hangar? Remember This Dirty Word…”Compromise”

Hangar Site Land ImprovementPoliticians, it appears, have no room for compromise. Yet it is an inescapable element of politics, marriage, business, and even leisure. And as far as I can tell, compromise exists in even simpler things, too, like building a hangar.  Continue reading Building A Hangar? Remember This Dirty Word…”Compromise”

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 RFP At Louisville’s Bowman Field Extended

Hangar Development Plot Louisville Bowman FieldAttention Hangar Developers! The Louisville Regional Airport Authority has extended its deadline for RFP submissions until May 30th. The proposal is for a new set of hangars to be constructed on the airport’s South Hangar Complex. For more details and complete outline of the RFP, download the PDF files below. Continue reading Hangar RFP At Louisville’s Bowman Field Extended