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By Patrick Fox
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The nays had it Tuesday night as residents told Gwinnett County officials to ditch plans that could lead to commercial flights at Briscoe Field.
Hyosub Shin, firstname.lastname@example.org Chris Elvis, of Lawrenceville, holds a sign to boycott the possible expansion of Gwinnett CountyÃs Briscoe Field before the Public Hearing outside the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010.
Hyosub Shin, email@example.com Susan Murrah, of Lawrenceville, holds a sign to boycott the possible […]
ST. JOE BEACH — A four-seat private plane bound for Panama City was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday morning along the wide sands of St. Joe Beach.
>>See a gallery of photos of the plane on the beach.
Randy Crapsey, of Port St. Joe, was co-piloting on his first training flight in 12 years when he and his instructor, Ronald Jarmon, were forced to make an emergency landing due to engine problems.
The single-engine Cessna was traveling from the Apalachicola Airport, […]
September 19, 2010
Cessna Strike Averted
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By Russ Niles, Editor-in-Chief
Production workers at Cessna Aircraft rejected the notion of a strike but they also told the company they don’t much like the contract they’ll work under for the next seven years. Members of the Machinists Union voted 58 percent to reject the deal but only 49 percent to strike in voting Saturday. The union had recommended a strike but a two-thirds majority was required. The main issue was […]
ADS-B in the Georgia Area
Notice Number: NOTC2523
New Traffic and Flight Information Services Are Available Now
Pilots who fly in the Atlanta, Georgia (ZTL) area can now receive free traffic and weather broadcast information in the cockpit. To receive these services, aircraft must be equipped with an Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) transmitter/receiver or transceiver and compatible cockpit display.
The new services include:
Flight Information Service – Broadcast (FIS-B), provides pilots and flight crews with a cockpit display of […]