Fixed Based Operators: What is an Airport FBO?

Mar 15, 2019 |

For those that enjoy the comfort and convenience of private air travel, the airport FBO, or Forward Base Operator, is an essential part of flying and maintaining their aircraft. An FBO will offer services to the private traveler, usually including a range of aircraft services and on the ground amenities like a lounge. History of…

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2019 Marks 50 Years for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Feb 18, 2019 |

Known as The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration, the EAA Fly-In Convention has actually been in existence for more than 60 years. However, 2019 is the 50th year it will be at its current location in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  The first Fly-In convention took place in September of 1953 at Curtiss-Wright (now Timmerman) Field and was part…

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Must-See Travel Destinations For Aviation Buffs

Jan 15, 2019 |

The weather is chilly and dreary and the days are short and dark. Most of us are looking forward to spring, green grass, flowers, and blue skies with puffy white clouds. This is the time of year that many folks decide to break up the monotony of winter with a vacation to someplace warm or…

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Fly Private To Save Time

Dec 20, 2018 |

As air travel has become increasingly commonplace and accessible, it has also become more time-consuming. If you regularly fly commercial, you are most likely used to the routine — one that involves a lot of time, planning ahead, and even some uncertainty. With large airlines and airports, you are at the mercy of a multitude…

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Winter Aircraft Safety: Why Aircraft Deicing Is So Important

Nov 15, 2018 |

If you live in a cold climate, when you go outside during the winter months you’re likely to see a coating of frost, ice, or even snow on your car and its windshield and windows. Before you can pull out of the driveway or parking space, you take the time to clear your windows and…

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