Aeronautical or sectional maps are good friends to most pilots. Pilots use them to understand departure and arrival areas in order to establish safe flight plans.
It’s Friday night in Kansas City, Kan. and officers are busy. This weekend, in particular, officers would be involved in seven different vehicle pursuits. Given the population of Kansas City and the nature of police pursuits, the encounters would normally be dangerous for all involved. That’s where the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) Aircraft Unit comes in.
The world of aviation is wide and offers opportunities for anyone interested in taking to the skies, regardless of their mission, path or destination. But often, the most intimidating part of taking flight is getting started.
When it comes to finding quality craft beer in the south, North Carolina is king.
After six years in service, the CESSNA CITATION LATITUDE aircraft topped the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) list as the most delivered midsize business jet for the fifth consecutive year, with 58 aircraft delivered in 2019 and 234 total delivered through Q1 of 2020. On the aircraft’s fifth anniversary, several of those who work closely with the Citation Latitude aircraft, took some time to explain why.
“When the skies go dark, we run towards the darkness.” It’s a strong statement from Brad Pierce, the president of Restaurant Equipment World and volunteer with the non-profit AEROBridge. But it’s one he stands by based on his countless experiences with others in business aviation.
It’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted commercial air significantly. Vacations were cancelled, business trips were delayed and visits to loved ones were paused.
Dwayne Clemens knows Beechjets better than most. A former Beechcraft employee turned full-service FBO owner in the air capital, he’s well-versed in the capabilities and value a Beechjet brings to a company.
As more attention is put on health, safety and sanitation, many aircraft owners are starting to look closer at what’s inside their aircraft.
Lieutenant Colonel Neil Taylor spent several decades in the United States Air Force and has never seen a fight quite like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Simon Elliott is no stranger to disaster. He’s walked with those on the ground after Hurricane Katrina providing personal hygiene equipment and trailers.
Nearly 40 years ago and more than 650 miles apart, two entirely separate relationships began.