Commercial air service began in Savannah in 1929, but military use of the two airports during WWII delayed development of the present commercial airport until 1949. A series of terminal developments followed, leading to the present configuration, with 15 gates … 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

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


Hilton Head Island is a small island at the south end of South Carolina, famous for its golf courses and major golfing events. Golfer Arnold Palmer was one of the first public figures in the U.S. to own and fly … Continue reading