[KLOT]

KLOT Lewis University Airport (732 acres) Romeoville, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1C5] 5 N ; [C09] 18 SW ; [KJOT] 6 SW ; [KMDW] 19 NE ;(ave. distance: 12 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 147 (122 single-props, 16 multi-props) (7 … 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

[1C5]

1C5 Bolingbrook’s Clow International Airport (205 acres) Bolingbrook, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KLOT] 5 S ; [KJOT] 11 S ; [KDPA] 14 NW ; [KARR] 16 W ;(ave. distance: 12 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 98 (80 single-props, 9 multi-props, … Continue reading

[KARR]

KARR Aurora Airport (1,100 acres) Aurora, IL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1C5] 16 E ; [KDKB] 14 NW ; [KDPA] 13 NE ; [KLOT] 20 SE ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 343 (252 single-props, 66 multi-props) (20 jets, … Continue reading

AD 2014-03-03 adopted by FAA (icing hazards on Cessna light twins)

Earlier this week, FAA announced adoption of a new airworthiness directive [AD 2014-03-03] aimed at Cessna’s light twin engine aircraft. This is a new fix to an old problem, as most of these aircraft models were built more than thirty years ago. … Continue reading