Behind the Scenes of an Airport

Behind the Scenes of an Airport

Airport management is an important position in both Commercial Service and General Aviation airports. Each day you have a mental checklist of all of the responsibilities dealing with the management of your airport. The most important responsibility is safety: checking...
New Technology Entering the World’s Skies

New Technology Entering the World’s Skies

Drones: a new technology giant that is entering the world’s skies. A drone is a small UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) that is operated similarly to a remote controlled object, such as a model airplane or helicopter. Many individuals, groups and organizations have been...
Three Iowa “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” Inducted into Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame

Three Iowa “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” Inducted into Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame

Recently, the Iowa Aviation Museum held its annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This year, three Iowa soldiers were recognized. These brave men participated in the famous “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” secret mission on April 18, 1942. The participants honored included USAF Colonel Charles Ross Greening; U.S. Army Air Forces Cpl Leland D. Faktor; and U.S. Army Air Forces SSGT William J. Dieter.