Category Archives: Aviation

Jet Set

AirStat, Inc. is very pleased to announce that we have added jet operations to our company. We now are officially flying a Cessna Citation V which is available for charter. The Citation V is part of the highly successful and … Continue reading

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New York City

If you fly you will eventually, and probably repeatedly, fly to New York. Some pilots love it, some hate it. It can be challenging because NYC is a hugely, excuse me YUGELY, ┬ábusy place with lots of traffic. Plus lots … Continue reading

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Mustang Alley

Of all the iconic aircraft in the world, the P51 Mustang is probably the top of the heap. Isolationist America had almost no military to speak of when World War II began. We had less than 180,000 soldiers in the … Continue reading

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Goose, Duck Duck!

Got a chance to hunt around Charlotte, North Carolina with a pilot buddy. Since he is involved with the Aviation Museum we got to poke around the refurbish area where stuff gets delivered and then restored to museum condition. Lots … Continue reading

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Staniel Cay

Staniel Cay is part of the Exumas chain of the Bahamas. The short 3000 foot runway is no problem for the King Air even loaded with passengers and baggage. Since Customs is not on the island a stop in Nassau … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Well, May marks the 5th anniversary of the founding of AirStat, Inc. So, Happy Birthday to us! It was just an idea that we might be able to start a company and offer first class service in the light aircraft … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes Twice

Lightning never strikes the same place twice. So they say. Science has since proven that it does, but I say it doesn’t…simply because after a lightning strike the same place isn’t there anymore! It is fascinating what photography has allowed … Continue reading

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Skid Row

Early morning takeoff from Atlanta Hartsfield… funny how some things you just don’t notice until later. Lined up on Runway 8Left, beautiful sunrise… Hey, who left those skid marks? Would’ve liked to have seen that landing. Looks like a 45 … Continue reading

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Though I fly through the Valley…

Summertime flying in the South. Leave in the morning and then sit around and watch the Thunderbumpers build all day. Hope they don’t form a solid line you can’t get around. They are beautiful to look at. All those tiny … Continue reading

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Crowded Skies

So here’s one of those flying myths that needs to be dealt with. The myth is that it is crowded out there in the skies. Well it depends on which skies. It certainly seems crowded in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, … Continue reading

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