uber copter

Uber Helicopters – From Lower Manhattan to JFK in Eight Minutes

Oct 15, 2019 |

If you’re in a hurry and worried that traffic is going to make you miss your flight, Uber is now offering a solution — if you’re willing to pay for it. The popular rideshare service has taken its services to new heights, with helicopter services from Lower Manhattan at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport to JFK…

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aircraft maintenance

The Difference Between Unscheduled and Scheduled Aircraft Maintenance

Sep 27, 2019 |

Flight is exciting, fun, convenient for travel, and hopefully, a safe hobby, career, or means of travel. Maintenance and inspections of aircraft are absolutely necessary to keep all aircraft safe to fly. Much of the maintenance that an aircraft receives is scheduled and is known to pilots and technicians. Unscheduled maintenance occurs when there is…

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Autonomous Aircrafts – Very Real and Coming Very Soon

Aug 16, 2019 |

You may be aware of the worry over autonomous vehicles and the safety concerns about not having two eyes on the road and a living person behind the wheel. Now, imagine this. Instead of cruising down the highway in a self-driving car, you’re flying 35,000 feet in the air in a pilotless aircraft. Interestingly, a…

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Aerial Firefighting

Oshkosh 2019 Must-Sees

Jul 10, 2019 |

It’s that time of year again when we all come together for “aviation’s family reunion”. This year marks the 50th consecutive year of its annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention, which means this year will be an experience unlike any other. From July 22-28 the Oshkosh calendar is jam-packed with exciting exhibits, workshops, airshows, performances,…

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OSCAR 5k Animal Rescue

Saker Supports OSCAR Animal Rescue Annual 5K

Jun 15, 2019 |

A worthy cause Each year the O.S.C.A.R. 5K race is held to raise funds for a very deserving animal rescue, One Step Closer Animal Rescue (OSCAR). The rescue organization, located in Sparta, NJ, works tirelessly to find permanent, loving homes for animals that have ended up homeless through no fault of their own. They facilitate…

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