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State Department Eases Global CCP Virus Travel Advisory

State Department Eases Global CCP Virus Travel Advisory

BY JACK PHILLIPS The U.S. State Department on Thursday lifted the level 4 health advisory that advised Americans to avoid international travel in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “With health and safety conditions improving in some countries and potentially deteriorating in others, the Department is returning to our previous system of country-specific levels of travel advice (with […]

Nature in Flight – An amazing Pictorial

Nature in Flight – An amazing Pictorial

Pete Padilla, born and raised in California,  purchased his first 35mm camera in 1961 while in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed up in Alaska on a small radar site and found so many wonderful things to photograph that it consumed most of his off duty time. The Air Force asked him to take […]

First Flight Around The World Took Off From Seattle 95 Years Ago

First Flight Around The World Took Off From Seattle 95 Years Ago

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter Several pilots and mechanics took off in four planes from Seattle in an attempt to make the first flight around the world on April 6, 1924 — 95 years ago. Eight U.S. Army Air Service pilots and mechanics operated the four planes — Seattle, Boston, Chicago and New Orleans — […]

Wings Over Camarillo Offers High Flying Vistas

Wings Over Camarillo Offers High Flying Vistas

.   By Tim Pompey If you’re into aircraft and flying, there’s no better place to be than the annual Wings Over Camarillo Airshow, which was featured at the Camarillo Airport Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19. Now 38 years old, it’s sponsored by the Camarillo Wings Association, a nonprofit organization located on Daily […]

Can Water Bottles be Kept in Our Hand Luggage?

Can Water Bottles be Kept in Our Hand Luggage?

Two new screening systems that will allow passengers to leave liquids and laptops in their hand luggage when passing through airport security has been tested by Amsterdam Schiphol airport. New software in the scanning devices will give security staff a 360 degree view of the contents of each bag being screened, allowing them to more […]

High-Tech Flight Simulation Classroom Opens in Camarillo

High-Tech Flight Simulation Classroom Opens in Camarillo

Facility to Provide Unparalleled Learning Opportunities to Local Students At a ceremony on September 27th  in Camarillo, local dignitaries celebrated the grand opening of a new, state-of-the-art classroom that represents the exciting future of career technical education in Ventura County. The brand new TECH (Test & Evaluation Collaboration Hub) Center is a high-tech immersive environment […]

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: UAS Groups Join to Promote Safe Flying

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: UAS Groups Join to Promote Safe Flying

The FAA, industry groups and hobbyists launch “Know Before You Fly” education campaign. Safety is the FAA’s top mission, and the agency maintains the world’s safest aviation system. The FAA first authorized use of unmanned aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS) in 1990. Today, unmanned aircraft are flying in the NAS under very controlled […]