Author Archives: Steve Willer

Upcoming Night Airport Closure

Beginning tonight, April 30, REI will be closed between the hours of 8PM-7AM in order to upgrade the airfield lighting. It is expected that the closures will run through May 23, 2017. Friday and Saturday nights are excluded.  Please be … Continue reading

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Chino Airport Challenges

It appears that the number of airspace violations and wrong runway landings at Chino Airport is on the rise. As many in the REI community frequent CNO for a meal, to have airplanes serviced, or to visit friends, we wanted … Continue reading

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UAS Operations @ KVCV

When tuning in to the Southern California Logistics Airport (KVCV) ATIS, it is not uncommon to hear ‘UAS operations underway’. What does this really mean? Yesterday upon calling tower for an intersection takeoff clearance, I was told to hold short … Continue reading

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Air Power

We’ve seen the hang gliders and parachutes riding the currents around REI. Some occasionally drop in to the parking lot of H24. So I decided to run off the edge of a mountain recently to see what it’s all about. … Continue reading

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