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February 01, 2007

Hilton Head Island Airport Under Fire

Warring Factions Drive County Administrator Over The Edge

One thing's for sure, if you work for the county of Beaufort in South Carolina, you don't want to mention anything about the possibility of lengthening the runway at Hilton Head Island Airport -- it could cost you your job.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.01.07)


Want to fly in a Sky Dragon? Maybe an Aeroscraft. Airships are not just for Goodyear and Met Life anymore. Sure they’ll still fly over a stadium near you... but Aeros is seeing to it that airships go beyond how we normally think of airships.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.01.07): Callouts


An integral part of CRM (Crew Resource Management). Responses by the non-flying crewmember to questions or statements by the flying crewmember help to maintain awareness and not give errors a chance to snowball.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.01.07)

"I'm tired of it. This continuous argument that does nothing but break apart the confidence of residents and public officials has to end."

Source: Beaufort County administrator Gary Kubic, during a recent council meeting in Hilton Head, SC. According to The Island Packet Newspaper, Kubic sent a memo to a deputy recently, in which he stated if any county employee spoke of the possibility the runway at Hilton Head Island Airport could be lengthened, he or she would be subject to "immediate termination."

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