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New plane technology aims to cut air deaths navigate in Southeast, said Mike Stedman, director of operations for Wings of Alaska. Under federal rules, airplane pilots who navigate by sight may fly only if they have at least three miles of visibility and a minimum 1,000-foot ceiling...
Seven indicted on black bear poaching charges

...the charges. Other defendants could not be reached for comment. Prosecutors also filed misdemeanor counts against airplane pilot Timothy John Karlovich, 51, owner of JayHawk Air of Anchorage, on charges of conducting a commercial enterprise...
University of Alaska tries out unmanned aircraft for possible use studying remote wildlife

...trying to be an honest broker house up here." Studying forest fires, where smoke might mean zero visibility to an airplane pilot, is a promising opportunity for unmanned aircraft. They have been tested to monitor the edge of fires to see if...
Fish and Game Department biologists launch annual moose survey in Fairbanks area objectives, Fish and Game biologist Don Young told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Using GPS-equipped airplanes, pilots fly grid patterns over specific areas while biologists count any moose they see in the area. Those numbers are...
Rural students get boost toward college

...go to college or job training - and stick with it - on their way to becoming your classmate and co-worker. Your airplane pilot. Your boss. Paid for with a federal Department of Education grant and launched by the Alaska Humanities Forum...
Final report from deadly '98 crash faults both pilots Along with that, the airplane pilot, who apparently wasn't experienced...without being tuned to it, the airplane pilot wouldn't have heard helicopter...Gastineau Channel at Treadwell. The airplane pilot, Daniel Truesdell, 54, and...
Guidelines for airport work when followed

...we have also received grateful compliments from the airplane pilots for our runway maintenance during winter operations...In turn, these two services have always relied on airplane pilots to call in at the designated checkpoints. The airport...
Awards, graduations, military enlistments and competitions

...recently completed his flight training at Hillsboro Aviation School in Oregon. He received certificates as a private airplane pilot, and a commercial pilot and instructor of helicopters. Billie-June Tonsgard Michael Wilmot
Rescuers find biker lost in endurance race

...Friday alerted Alaska State Troopers but a trooper helicopter found no sign of Kellner that night. On Saturday, airplane pilot Michael Schroder, who has a cabin in the Shell Lake area, and Ken Peterson spotted Kellner under a spruce tree about...
Word of mouth

...expensive coffee and take your children with you without having to deal with those pesky street folk. That way the airplane pilots won't have to worry about us locals recreating in Gastineau Channel. That way they won't be able to whine when...


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