Likewise, various locations in Alaska's bush and even rural airports near you can see high rates of seasonal traffic, some of it centered around special events, like pancake breakfasts or fly-ins
. And just as with back-country flying, there are always local customs, topographic information and specific frequencies to bone up on.
"Every year, the staging of the Al Khor Fly-in
is improving, and audience participation is steadily growing; this year, the number of visitors and participants has increased.
Now, back to planning the sequel: Fly-in
2, The Search for More Meetings.
The ability to telework from the cottage has lengthened people's time at the cottage well into the shoulder seasons and an aging, financially well off demographic are contributing to more fly-ins
To begin with, we were actually doing two separate fly-ins
, at two different airfields, neither of which was our home field.
The program's success has been evident in the stronger congressional relationships that members and staff have cultivated as a direct result of some of the fly-in
The NTSB's Safety Alert also described related accidents occurring at recent fly-ins
, including the July 27, 2010, mishap involving a Beechcraft 390 Premier business jet while attempting to land at the EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wis.
Those improvements were highlighted at a recent fly-in
at the airport, where pilots landed their aircraft to socialize with airport officials and the general public.
Local residents and general aviation enthusiasts have an opportunity to get involved this weekend when SIU's nationally recognized aviation program hosts more than 500 pilots from across the nation at a regional fly-in
12 and 13 for their biannual Congressional Fly-in
. Private company members will journey to Capitol Hill to discuss key legislative issues impacting private companies, including in-depth discussions on the approaching "fiscal cliff" and the likelihood of tax reform taking place in 2013.
will provide a great opportunity for our students to participate in a large aviation event and expose them to new technology and aircraft outside of their normal day-to-day experience," Michael Burgener, interim chair of the Department of Aviation Management and Flight and chair of the Department of Aviation Technologies, said.
CARBONDALE -- Local residents and general aviation enthusiasts have an opportunity to get involved this weekend when Southern Illinois University Carbondale's nationally recognized aviation program hosts more than 500 pilots from across the nation at a regional fly-in