Whelen '10 years of trusted performance
Volume 30, Number 27c, July 5, 2023
Wheels Up CFO/Interim CEO Gets Salary And Bonus Increases
Just as financial markets closed yesterday (July 3), Wheels Up filed an amendment to its recent 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday’s 8-K/A filing revealed that Chief Financial Officer and interim CEO Todd Smith will receive[…]   Read this article
FAA Issues Advisory Circular Update On Non-Towered Airport Operations
The FAA has issued an updated Advisory Circular (AC 90-66C) providing fresh guidance on operations at non-towered airports. While much of the 28-page document reaffirms existing information on preflight planning, charts, weather information and other fundamentals, the AC is very[…]   Read this article
Bose 'A30 Quiet the noise
Kansas City Flight School Signs On For 30 Tecnam Trainer Aircraft
Tecnam announced today (July 4) it has secured a deal with Kansas City-based Kilo Charlie Aviation for a total of 30 trainer aircraft. The flight school was founded in 2020 by Robert Renfro and Drew Konicek and has 96 students,[…] Read this article

Garmin 'Need a database update?
GA Traffic Pours Into Nantucket For The Fourth Of July Holiday
With airlines struggling to keep up with demand, general aviation is often the best way to beat the crowds. The vacation island of Nantucket, off the south coast of Massachusetts, saw record numbers of GA aircraft arriving at its airport[…] Read this article

Gogoair 'AVANCE = Inflight connectivity
Seven Injured By Turbulence On Honolulu-Sydney A330 Flight
CNN reported yesterday (July 3) that seven people om a Hawaiian Airlines flight were injured by turbulence. The airline confirmed the Airbus A330 encountered dangerous turbulence five hours into an 11-hour flight from Honolulu to Sydney, Australia. After arrival, four[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
Short Final: Name Change
Many years ago I was flying my Cessna 182 from the San Francisco Bay Area east toward Columbia (O22) in the foothills of the Sierra range. This was right at the time all the various Northern and Central California approach[…] Read this article