A new month is approaching, and residents along the Front Range are continuing to be heavily impacted by excessive flight training. In the last decade, there has been a big push for consolidation of flight schools. Private Equity is investing… Read More »KAPA & KBJC: Updated Monthly Operations Data
A few hours ahead of the closing deadline, aiREFORM submitted a 37-page PDF to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, for ‘Docket No.: FAA–2023–0855: Request for Comments on the FAA’s Review of the Civil Aviation Noise Policy’. The pages break down as… Read More »Comments by aiREFORM submitted to the ‘Noise Policy Review’ NPRM-RFC [Docket FAA-2023-0855]
Ten days from now, FAA’s current authorization will end. Reauthorization has been ongoing at Congress all of this year. One party rules the House, and they came up with a Reauthorization bill that reads like a Christmas List for general… Read More »FAA’s Forecast in 2000 Missed by Miles, and Now We Need More ATCs?
This Post returns to the impacts around KAPA, but also discusses JFK Airport (KJFK). These two airports offer an excellent example of the two largest impacts FAA is currently having on residential neighborhoods in the U.S.: ‘concentrated & repetitive’ closed… Read More »What Do We Need from FAA to Mitigate Aviation Impacts?
Below is a PDF copy of the text for a good article, published in the Denver Post, on July 7th. The writer, John Aguilar, provides a deep news compilation on how residents are severely impacted by airport operations at and… Read More »Flight Training Impacts at KAPA & KBJC: An Analysis of the July 7th Denver Post Article
In Letter to CACNR, FAA Regional Administrator Grady Stone Concedes Pattern is Elongated but Falsely Claims Traffic Volume is the Reason
Centennial Airport (KAPA, southeast of Denver) is one of the current top ﬁve impacting airports in the U.S. These are general aviation impacts, caused by small single-prop and twin-prop planes staying in the pattern and doing touch-and-goes to the west… Read More »In Letter to CACNR, FAA Regional Administrator Grady Stone Concedes Pattern is Elongated but Falsely Claims Traffic Volume is the Reason
Rep. Scott Perry talks about ‘Pucker Factor’ while aiding AOPA Dispensing Leaded Fuel Disinformation
Some bizarre disinformation was shared during a dialog at a House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on March 9th. Click on this [link] to Watch the video (4:27). It is a fairly classic study in how elected officials conflate different issues while… Read More »Rep. Scott Perry talks about ‘Pucker Factor’ while aiding AOPA Dispensing Leaded Fuel Disinformation
Data was recently obtained by activists impacted under the flight training ‘closed pattern’ at Centennial Airport [KAPA]. The data shows ten years of monthly fuel flowage figures, both in gallons and revenue dollars; it is all compiled into the spreadsheet… Read More »[KAPA]: Monthly Fuel Flowage Data for 2021