FMG Find A Pilot
Volume 31, Number 17a, April 22, 2024
Climate Protesters Close Mass. Airport
Twenty climate change protesters were arrested at Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford, Massachusetts, after they got on the ramp in front of FBO and generally disrupted operations. The airport was briefly closed while police were called to sort it all[…]   Read this article
CEO Of The Cockpit: Master Of My Domain
Kermit found me morose. I was sitting in my lounge chair in my home office, staring dolefully at my “I love me” wall. Most general aviation and military pilots have an “I love me” wall or shelf in their homes.[…]   Read this article
David Clark ' Better than Bose
Featured Video: Airthre's Cabin Oxygen Generator
Here’s one we missed in our Sun ‘n Fun 2024 coverage. Oxygen bottles rule the general aviation space because pedestrian oxygen generators simply aren’t optimized for use in small aircraft cabins. Aithre Aviation said there has been sizable demand for[…] Read this article

Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
FAA Announces Revised Air Traffic Controller Rest Guidelines
On Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its plans to revise air traffic controller rest guidelines, mandating a minimum of 10 hours off between shifts (previously 9 hours) and 12 hours off before midnight shifts.   The change comes[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Take to the air
NTSB Cites Pilot Error In Fatal Midair Collision Over Watsonville Municipal Airport
The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB’s) final report cites pilot error as the likely cause of a midair collision that killed three over Watsonville Municipal Airport in August 2022. A Cessna 152 was practicing touch-and-go landings at the airport when[…] Read this article

FAA And United Airlines Investigate Unauthorized Cockpit Incident On Charter Flight
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and United Airlines are investigating an incident in which an unauthorized person was allegedly sitting in the pilot’s seat during a Colorado Rockies charter flight earlier this month. A video shared on social media, which[…] Read this article

Last Week's Poll Results: Fly More
As expected, flying more is the goal for most in the summer flying season, but almost a third of respondents want to fly less. Read this article

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