May 23, 2008
Plans to create an area especially for light general aviation aircraft at Van Nuys Airport are moving closer to fruition. The so-called propeller park will include a new GA terminal plus hangars for 335 piston aircraft and tiedowns for another 100. AOPA Vice President of Local Airport Advocacy Bill Dunn and AOPA Airport Support Network volunteer Elliott Sanders recently met with the park’s developers to check on progress. “This has been in the works for many years, and we are excited to see it moving forward,” said Dunn. Read more on AOPA Online.
Pipistrel, the Slovenian manufacturer of several eco-friendly, electrically powered airplanes, has announced its new two-seat trainer, the WATTsUP.
A proposal to build hundreds of homes next to Stafford Regional Airport in Virginia is ill-advised, AOPA has told local officials.
Nevada’s governor is being asked to add funding to the budget for the state aviation trust fund.
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