Archive for November, 2011:

Pilot lands on road mistaken for runway?

http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/nature_coast/pilot-country-estates-hard-landing-112211 I love the title of this article!  “Student pilot blames GPS after landing on road“.  Was he an Instrument pilot doing a GPS approach? No just some idiot who was not paying attention.  Too much flight simulator time and not enough actual real-world experience. I almost feel bad ripping on this guy because I am

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Freedom of Information? Government charges for essential info for pilots.

http://www.generalaviationnews.com/2011/11/15/petition-launched-to-fight-faa-decision-to-charge-for-navigation-downloads/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=petition-launched-to-fight-faa-decision-to-charge-for-navigation-downloads The FAA wants to charge for access to aviation charts.  This is complete garbage and can be stopped with your assistance!  Sign this petition before December 14th and we tell Washington D.C. General Aviation Serves America!  Bottom Line This information should be FREE.  It is necessary for the safety of all Air Traffic and is an undue financial burdon

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How To Run Almost Any Android App On the Kindle Fire

Use this article to run Android Apps on your Amazon Kindle.  You will need and Android phone with version 2.3 or greater. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2396276,00.asp#fbid=X-qYCemcyv8   Share this:

KDLL – Great Local Wisconsin Airport!

http://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/news/local/article_8ee84192-0e69-11e1-988f-001cc4c002e0.html I’ve been here.  The service was great and people were friendly.  The Turf runway is in excellent condition but it closes in winter:( Use the Ho Chunk casino shuttle for ground transportation.  Just call when you land and they will pick you up in a few minutes. Share this:

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