Branded

There’s a lot of talk of “branding” in Scottsdale these days. It’s a time-tested buzzword in marketing. And it evokes visions of the Old West which–like it or not–is part of the cache of Scottsdale. However, in the context of developments over the last few weeks regarding my service on the Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission […]

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Airpark Apartments, Again

Who thinks apartments less than a runway-length away from the Scottsdale Airport is a good idea? Apparently Jim Lane does. Last night the City Council in their infinite wisdom once again chose to ignore both common sense and the advice of aviation experts. They refused to send the developer of the proposed Scottsdale Airpark Community […]

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Scottsdale Airport Noise Information

In addition to earlier posts on this subject, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association publishes a great “Guide to Airport Noise and Compatible Land Use (Part 1).” Here is Part 2. 18 October City Council meeting video. Mayor Jim Lane’s letter to me. AZCentral article about the Mayor’s letter to me. AZCentral article about the […]

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