FAA Targets Takeoff Hazards

While my objections to Mayor Jim Lane and the Scottsdale City Council majority approving high-density housing projects in the vicinity of Scottsdale Airport are more related to the long-term viability of the airport because of noise complaints, an astute ScottsdaleTrails reader pointed out this article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday relating to tall buildings […]

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Quote of the Day: Deliberately Accepted Risks

  In flying I have learned that carelessness and overconfidence are usually far more dangerous than deliberately accepted risks. Wilbur Wright, 1871-1948, in a letter to his father, September 1900. Wilbur and Orville Wright were bicycle mechanics and aviation pioneers, credited with the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight. (Thanks to Greg Feith and […]

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