June 13, 2008
Banning nighttime traffic at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif., from 10 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. would force more aircraft to fly into Van Nuys Airport, the busiest GA airport in the United States. On June 10, AOPA wrote to the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, expressing its concerns about the impact the curfew would have on Van Nuys. “Offsetting noise at one airport at the expense of another nearby and adjacent airport community is not acceptable,” said Heidi Williams, AOPA senior director of airports, “and should be the basis for an FAA denial of the proposed restrictions.” Read more on AOPA Online.
The management team running Chelton Flight Systems and S-Tec Corp. in Mineral Wells, Texas, for parent Cobham Avionics saw an opportunity and bought in.
AOPA met with key California legislative staffers to educate them on a proposed overflight of parks regulation.
Calculating weight and balance is an important task for pilots. AOPA members share their personal favorite weight-and-balance apps.
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