Las Vegas, NV – OEP:KLAS

8-15-2015 KLAS MC CARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (2,800 acres) Las Vegas, NV Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KHND] 6 S ; [KVGT] 8 N ; [KLSV] 11 NE ; [KBVU] 16 SE ;(ave. distance: 10 nm) Total Based Aircraft:113 (2 single-props, 15 … Continue reading

ANALYSIS: 2014-05-02.. Controller Error at KLAS

At approximately 2:33PM, on Friday 5/2/2014, the controller at Las Vegas Tower [KLAS] cancelled the takeoff clearance for a Delta Boeing 737. The Delta flight crew had started their takeoff roll (with ‘no delay’, per ATC’s direction) approximately 39-seconds earlier. The flight … Continue reading

FEB 25-27: Aviation Noise & Emissions Symposium, at Long Beach, CA

Every year, industry representatives (including FAA and the lobbyists, of course!) meet at around this time, for the ‘Aviation Noise & Emissions Symposium’. The event is traditionally held in the Palm Springs area, but is at Long Beach this year. … Continue reading

The Third Head of the NextGen Hydra: How FAA is Jamming Arrivals Closer Together

Three months ago, the ‘Dissecting NextGen’ presentation was made in Des Moines, to help people better understand the impacts of NextGen around Sea-Tac International Airport [KSEA]. Included within that presentation was discussion of ‘Hub Concentration’ and ‘Route Concentration’, as two … Continue reading

What Is FAA Hiding from the Public? And Why??

FAA, like many federal agencies, has a nasty habit of expending lots of time and money working to keep the people in the dark. They are supposed to comply with FOIA laws, but instead they redact the hell out of … Continue reading

An Outstanding Investigative Series on Allegiant Failures and FAA Hiding Those Safety Issues From the Public

If you are increasingly concerned that FAA appears to be just a hack, a faux-regulator that does not really serve the people but instead enables the industry … you need to read these articles. If you have felt yourself doubting … Continue reading

Saturday, October 24 is ‘No Fly Day’

Aviation Noise has become vastly ‘out of balance’. Why? Because FAA has become a deeply ‘captured’ regulatory agency, serving the airlines with no accountability to the Public. If you or someone you know is being adversely impacted by FAA’s NextGen implementation, … 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

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second 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