Congressman Steve Pearce (R-NM), introduced legislation Tuesday
that would guarantee long-term leases for individuals and
businesses wishing to build hangar facilities at an airport. The
bill would require a minimum lease of 75 years for those seeking to
build a hangar at an airport.
Air Safety Flight Academy today announced that Air Safety
student Nathan Kimborowicz of Hingham, MA completed his first solo
flight in a Cirrus SR20-G2. With only 19 hours of flight time,
Nathan Kimborowicz becomes one of the first primary flight students
ever to solo the Cirrus.
RealTime Update 2355 EST: A critical decision was made as Steve
Fossett approached Hawaii with strong concerns about winds and fuel
foremost in his mind. With the possibility that he's short as much
as 2600 pounds of fuel, that has either leaked or been mislaid by
instrumentation, Fossett has gambled that he has the range to fly
to the US mainland some 2600 miles further out and proceeed to fly
on (position shown below).