Author Archives: Ted Gablin

Redlands Airport Runway 8 PAPI Unserviceable

Runway 8 and Runway 26 REIL’s are also unserviceable. Please See Aerodrome NOTAM 06/014 Always Check NOTAM’s Before You Fly!

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Banning Municipal Airport Receives Federal OK To Close Reprinted from Banning-Beaumont Patch

Legislation that paves the way for the long-desired shutdown is now awaiting President Joe Biden’s signature. Toni McAllister,Patch Staff Posted Wed, May 15, 2024 at 3:12 pm PT|Updated Wed, May 15, 2024 at 5:32 pm PT BANNING, CA — After a years-long … Continue reading

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Sling Pilot Academy and the City of Torrance Settle Business License Dispute

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Despite boom in air traffic, SBD airport remains without radar

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Caution Heavy Jet Traffic Near KREI! SBD Runway 24 Visual Approach is Active

San Bernardino International Airport has begun using the RNAV Rwy 24 Visual approach. You will see heavy aircraft operating around KREI. PLEASE be vigilant when operating near KREI. See and avoid is our best tool at the moment. If you … Continue reading

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Torrance Airport Association Sues City of Torrance

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Whiteman Airport – LAC Public Health and AQMD Reports Counter Claims That Lead in Avgas are Hurting Kids Near Whiteman Airport

The press release below prepared by the Southern California Airspace Users Working Group contains information that counters claims made by various individuals and CA Senator Menjavar about lead in aviation gasoline hurting kids near Whiteman Airport (KWHP). SCAUWG.ORGassociated with SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA … Continue reading

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Torrance Flight School Wins Injunction in Business License Dispute at Zampereni Field Airport (KTOA)

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2023 Stuff A Plane Charity Toy Drive a Big Success!

We had another successful toy drive! Most of the businesses that collected toys for our drive outdid themselves this year. Quite a few of them filled their boxes. Thank you to the following organizations and businesses that collected toys for … Continue reading

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Great Turnout for October FlyKREI Flyout to Rosamond Skypark

The October 7th fly-out to Guido’s at the Hangar, Rosamond Skypark was a great success. Nine planes and 21 people made the flight. We couldn’t ask for better weather for the morning flight. It was a great day to fly, … Continue reading

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