KDVT Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (914 acres) Phoenix, AZ Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KSDL] 9 SE ; [KGEU] 14 SW ; [KPHX] 16 S ; [KLUF] 18 SW ;(ave. distance: 14 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 995 (838 single-props, 105 multi-props, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q3]

The following table presents a chronology for the third quarter of 2015, 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

After Decades of Delay, Possible Progress to Get the Lead Out of U.S. Aviation Fuel

An FAA Press Release on July 10, 2014 announced that FAA has received nine candidate lead-free fuel formulations to soon be evaluated. This is part of a decades-delayed program to phase out dangerous lead that is still being added to aviation fuels. … Continue reading


KGEU Glendale Municipal Airport (514 acres) Glendale, AZ Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KLUF] 4 W ; [KGYR] 7 SW ; [KDVT] 14 NE ; [KPHX] 15 E ;(ave. distance: 10 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 289 (225 single-props, 30 multi-props, 24 … Continue reading


Scottsdale Airport was once one of the busiest single-runway operations in the country. While the airport sits on only 282 acres, it is adjacent to a 2,600 acre non-airport property called Scottsdale Airpark. There are supposedly seven miles of taxiways … Continue reading


KGYR Phoenix Goodyear Airport (789 acres) Goodyear, AZ Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KLUF] 7 N ; [KGEU] 7 NE ; [KPHX] 18 E ; [KDVT] 22 NE ;(ave. distance: 14 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 223 (196 single-props, 17 multi-props) (2 … Continue reading