Aviation News

Cessna Citation Latitude Tour Coming To Southend Corporate Airpark on October 3

We are pleased to announce that this tour  will be coming to Southend Corporate Airpark on October 3. WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the first deliveries of its…

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Bob Carleton’s Cool Carousel Hangar – YouTube Video

Great video showing a hangar carousel that solves the problem of shuffling airplanes in and out.   You can view other great videos on: AVWeb YouTube Channel

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Aurora State Airport

Aurora State Airport is the state’s third busiest airport and one of only 84 general aviation airports in the nation identified by the Federal Aviation Administration as nationally significant. The Aurora State Airport, in 2012, saw a total of 94,000 operations which equaled 117,675 general…

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AINonline – Texas FBO Shines During Darkest Hour

As much of Texas continues to dry out from last month’s widespread flooding, Redbird Skyport, an FBO at San Marcos Municipal Airport in the heart of the area inundated, hosted a fly-in with a variety of aviation-themed attractions this past weekend. All fuel sale proceeds…

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Live Science – Oregon’s Next Huge Earthquake: Not If, But When

The clock is ticking on the next big earthquake in the Pacific Northwest, and experts fear it will be a monster. Following the deadly magnitude-9.0 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, Oregon legislators commissioned a study of the impact a similar…

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Tulsa World – General aviation airports key to Oklahoma’s economy, Aeronautics Commission chief says

CLAREMORE — During his speech at the Claremore Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Director Vic Bird pointed to the relative strength of Oklahoma’s economy despite current challenges in the energy industry. One of the reasons for that strength is the state’s aerospace…

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Portland Business Journal – Construction Special Report: Centrex builds on the love of flying

The Tigard-based construction contractor has built a specialty in aviation projects thanks to its executives’ love of flying… To read full article visit : http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/print-edition/2015/05/29/construction-special-report-centrex-builds-on-the.html

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Hangarnetwork – Southend Corporate Airpark, cont’d

Mr. Wenrich mentioned some of the other factors driving the success at Aurora and Southend. These include the tax advantages in Oregon, which has no state sales tax and no personal property tax on aircraft, and there are no landing fees and no port fees…

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Hangarsphere – Part I: Aurora State Airport And The K.I.S.S Theory

I’ve learned a lot from my father both personally and professionally. Having retired from UAL in 2002 after 37 years in the cockpit, I continue to enjoy listening to his stories relating to the Golden Age of Aviation, his numerous DC-8 charter flights to Vietnam,…

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Which Type is Your Airport?

FAA Categorizes GA Airports A new FAA study published in May divides the country’s 2,952 public-use general aviation facilities into four new categories, which will affect their funding and regulation in the future. The facilities, which include 2,903 airports, 10 heliports, and 39 seaplane bases,…

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