FMG Find A Pilot
Volume 31, Number 7d, February 15, 2024
Jumbo-Size Battle Brewing At John Travolta's Airport Community
The recent purchaser of Florida fly-in community Jumbolair has big plans for his investment. But one of his highest-profile property owners isn’t seeing eye-to-eye on the proposed expansion, which has also raised a ruckus among horse-friendly Ocala-area neighbors. A legal[…]   Read this article
Good-News Study On Airport Lead Exposure Kept Under Wraps
A series of studies commissioned by the town of Superior, Colorado, found virtually no evidence of airborne and surface lead contamination in three towns nearby Jefferson County’s Rocky Mountain Metro Airport (KBJC – also known as Jeffco Airport). But it[…]   Read this article
Whelen 'Orion 360
Garmin's GNS 430/530 Sunset Takes Another Step
The long-expected discontinuation of maintenance support for Garmin’s iconic GNS 430/530 series navigators has taken a big step. The company has posted a service advisory telling customers that “display repairs for the WAAS and Non-WAAS GPS 400, GNC 420, and[…] Read this article

AEA 'Request your free Pilot's Guide
USAF Looks To Reinstate CV-22 Ops, But Only When Safety Is Assured
Officials with the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command remain cautious but are eager to relaunch operations of the CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor. Their concern focuses on the Nov. 29 Osprey crash off the coast of Japan in which eight airmen[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Discover the exciting world
Short Final: Retirement Planning
From AVweb reader Erik Klavon: After an unusually long period of silence on a Denver center frequency, I heard the following exchange: Unknown pilot: “Still there?” Denver Center: “For another 25 years.” Read this article

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