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.
A state-of-the art medical facility on remote Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay serves as a lasting memorial to the late Dr. David B. Nichols’ dedication to providing medical care to the community for 30 years. Now, Nichols’ aviation legacy—flying a Cessna 182 or Robinson R44 to the island every Thursday to provide that care—is set in stone.
Daher-Socata announced that it had installed the first Garmin G600 and GTN 750 avionics in one of its 2004 TBM 700C2 airplanes.
Even brief flight under actual conditions can expose how well your basic instrument flying is serving.
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