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2 weeks ago
The FAA has announced the Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program. Funding will help high school students receive training to become aerospace engineers or unmanned aircraft systems operators, and prepare teachers to train students for careers in aviation. The public comment period will close September 24. bit.ly/2Ziyh32 #STEMandSky ...
3 weeks ago
Air Mail 100 - Commemorating the Centennial of the Launch of U.S. Transcontinental Air Mail Service is coming to Carson City!
Transcontinental air mail began in the United States 1920. This transcontinental reenactment of the 15 segments of the transcontinental route are flown by volunteer pilots from across the country. To mirror the events of 1920, Air Mail 100 Centennial Flights project is flying a near mirror version of the stops with minor variations to accommodate airport impacts. The revised route begins September 8th, departing Farmingdale, New York to Bellefonte, to Geauga County, to Joliet, to Iowa City, to Omaha Millard, to North Platte, to Cheyenne, to Rawlins, to Rock Springs, to Woods Cross, to Elko, to Carson City, and finally terminating in Concord, California.
The aircraft flying the leg into Carson City will be arriving at 4:00pm on September 10th and staying the night. The planned departure for Concord Buchanan Field is 7:00am September 11th. ...