Code Enforcement Officers were called to Griffin-Spalding
airport in Griffin, Georgia Wednesday to respond to a complaint
about someone driving his vehicle across the runway and taxiway.
They finally identified Daniel Wayne Gryder and attempted to
serve him with a half-dozen citations.
AOPA Attendees Chat With Aero-TV About The Effect Of the Economy On
Opinions! We love them... especially when they come from folks
with something interesting to say! Aero-TV engaged in one of its
favorite exercises during the 2009 AOPA 'Summit' -- that of
surveying a dozen or more people at an event with three questions
targeted toward the interest group that we're shooting...
Thousands of pilots, lawmakers, regulators, and aviation
enthusiasts converged on Tampa, Florida, last week to attend the
AOPA Aviation Summit and to address the issues that confront
general aviation today .
Wouters Notes Significant Progress Over The Past Year, But
In a memo released to all Cirrus employees Monday, CEO Brent
Wouters said he is optimistic heading into 2010, and that the
company is "planning conservatively for a modest recovery toward
greater delivery volume and even greater market share." But, he
cautioned that the recovery would still be slow.
The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Bulletin for
potential hazards associated with normally-aspirated carbureted
engines. However, they say that for the time being, the
airworthiness concern is not an unsafe condition that would warrant
Aircraft Was Enroute To Indianapolis When Pilot Became
The NTSB has released its preliminary report on an accident that
occurred when the pilot of a Cirrus SR22 became incapacitated on a
flight from York, Nebraska to Indianapolis, Indiana. The plane
eventually exhausted its fuel, and went down in a wooded area near
Ravenswood, West Virginia.