Saker GCK Receives Visit from Four Legged Friends

Apr 12, 2018 |

Saker Aviation’s dedicated team of friendly aviation professionals offer a fist-class experience for everyone – 2 and 4 legged – who lands at our FBO in Garden City, Kansas. Pilots N Paws was recently on a mission to help get beloved mama dog Jelly Bean and her new born 6 puppies to a new and safe home….

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Saker Employee Receives Chamber of Commerce 2017 Award of Merit

Apr 03, 2018 |

Photo credit: The Garden City Telegram Saker would like to congratulate long-time Saker GCK employee and Mayor of Garden City, Roy Cessna, for receiving the Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Award of Merit! He was the 34th recipient to receive this award in front of a large crowd of 500. Saker Aviation has a long-lasting connection…

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Saker Recognizes Jairo Martinez, Line Supervisor, for Years of Dedication

Apr 03, 2018 |

The entire Saker staff would like to thank our beloved employee and Line Supervisor, Jairo Martinez, on 5 years of dedicated service at Saker Aviation GCK. Jairo has made an impact on our team, and we wish him the best of luck on his future educational endeavor in Japan. While we will miss him, we wish him the best…

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Still Flying Missions – The Civil Air Patrol Turns 76

Mar 23, 2018 |

It might have gone unnoticed by most people, but the Civil Air Patrol recently celebrated 76 years as an organization of civilian aviators helping to protect the U.S. The all-volunteer organization continues as a vital resource for homeland security, Air Force operations, search and rescue, and other operations in communities throughout the country. The early…

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From Ancient Chinese Kites To Modern Assault Platforms – The History of the Helicopter

Feb 14, 2018 |

The fascination with achieving vertical flight has been documented as far back in history as ancient China and a kite with a rotary wing to lift it into the air. Leonardo da Vinci left sketches of a device that flew using an aerial screw to create vertical lift. Although he did not build and test…

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