Space Based ADS-B is coming!

Space Based ADS-B is coming!

Those of us who pay attention to aviation industry news already know that Nav Canada and the rest of the planet plan on implementing space based ADS-B.  In January a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the final 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low Earth orbit completing...
Commercial Service at Paine Field

Commercial Service at Paine Field

Just in case any of you missed it, commercial air service has begun at Paine Field.  We took our Bonanza out during the good weather we had recently and I did not notice the increase in jet traffic.  With only 48 operations per day added to the 600+ that we typically...

Message from member Craig Hogan

I received some very sad news from WPA members Craig and Carla Hogan yesterday evening. Craig asked me to get his message to his fellow aviators into the next Paine Field Chapter newsletter. Those of you who are inclined to pray might say a prayer for Craig and Carla....
Paine Field Airport Annual Update

Paine Field Airport Annual Update

Both Paine Field Deputy Directors (Bruce Fisher and Ryan Zulauf) gave us our annual airport update as our January dinner meeting program. (Arif Ghouse, our Airport Director stopped by to see us on his way to an event with his sonand apologized for not being with us...