[KCMA]

KCMA Camarillo Airport (650 acres) Camarillo, CA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KOXR] 6 W ; [KNTD] 6 S ; [KVNY] 30 E ; [KWHP] 34 E ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 502 (369 single-props, 49 multi-props, 30 gliders … Continue reading

A Blast from the Past: Ike, ‘The First Air Force One’, and FAA’s Slow Action about Mid-Air Collisions

If you research FAA’s history, you will find all sorts of interesting stories that most people have never heard of. Here’s an example. A link was shared to a 5-minute video about ‘Columbine II’. This was President Eisenhower’s Super Constellation, and … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2016Q1]

The following table presents a chronology for the first quarter of 2016, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

2015-01-17: Transcript for the Near-Collision at KJFK

The following transcript is based on the archived ATC recording at LiveATC.net: KJFK 1-18-2015 0300-0330Z. The airline codes are: BWA (Caribbean Airlines); JBU (JetBlue); AZA (Alitalia); UAE (Emirates); AAL (American); VRD (‘Redwoods’, aka Virgin America); AMX (Aeromexico); UAL (United). Flights … Continue reading

CALIFORNIA (part-2): Airport Data & Links

Two pages … click on the links for Part One or Part Two: California Airports, #1 thru #50: KLAX thru KPMD California Airports, #51 thru #78: KVCV thru KNUQ KVCV Southern California Logistics Airport (2,300 acres) Victorville, CA Four Nearby … Continue reading