KMAN Nampa Municipal Airport (126 acres) Nampa, ID Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KEUL] 6 NW ; [KBOI] 13 E ; [KONO] 34 NW ; [S87] 42 NW ;(ave. distance: 24 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 287 (249 single-props, 9 multi-props, 22 … 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

Miscellany (pre-2014)

defn. a mixture of various things 12-2-13: One More Spill of Fracked Petrochemicals: this time in Alabama A train derailment in Alabama on November 7th resulted in a 2.7 Million gallon spill, impacting a creek and adjacent wetlands. Spill contents … Continue reading


KEUL Caldwell Industrial Airport (154 acres) Caldwell, ID Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMAN] 6 SE ; [KBOI] 19 E ; [KONO] 28 NW ; [S87] 37 N ;(ave. distance: 23 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 294 (268 single-props, 15 multi-props) (1 … Continue reading


KBOI Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field (5,000 acres) Boise, ID Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMAN] 13 W ; [KEUL] 19 W ; [U76] 34 SE ; [KMUO] 35 SE ;(ave. distance: 25 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 264 (140 single-props, 29 multi-props) … Continue reading

We Need more ‘Accountability Journalism’ …

…and less of the prevailing ‘Access Journalism’. An article by Robert Jensen analyzes a book written about how our journalists failed to cover the financial crisis. Mr. Jensen is a professor at the School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin. … Continue reading