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Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

ANCHORAGE - The only flight service to a remote Alaska island village has been cut off for three...about 100 people, a funeral was held there just before the flight services stopped, stranding between a dozen and 20 additional people...
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...There also were no immediate reports of anything recorded by a Federal Aviation Administration control tower or a flight service station, Johnson said.Troopers flew to the scene by helicopter after the plane was reported overdue, and a local...
My Turn: Governor: Don't forget about tourism and fisheries

...that demand. Within a matter of a couple years the business expanded to offer a fly-out component with a local flight service and had seven guides, a driver and a book-keeper supporting the effort. The saltwater side of the business grew...
Pilot dies in plane crash

...definitely over land," Erickson said, adding that air traffic controllers with the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight Service Station did a routine check-in before they lost signal and the radar picture.Erickson said he did not know if...
Alaska Digest

...received an emergency satellite signal about 9 p.m. Friday reporting a possible distress in the Cold Bay area. Kenai flight services also reported an overdue plane at that time. Cold Bay is on the west end of the Alaska Peninsula 634 miles southwest...
Bradley raffle generates 18 winners

...League, the raffle had a total of 18 winners at the drawing June 28. Bill Schrader, an air traffic controller with flight service, bought two raffle tickets from his coworker John Newell. When the raffle winner was announced, both Schrader's...
Fire damages LAB hangar wall

...operations, a company co-owner said Wednesday. Lynn Bennett, director of operations for the Southeast Alaska flight service, said no equipment was damaged, and a mechanic working in the hangar at the time couldn't even tell there was...
Era Aviation may be sold by parent company

...Era has hubs in Anchorage and Bethel, and flies to 24 locations in Alaska. It also offers charter and contract flight services. Era helicopters run flightseeing tours in Southeast Alaska. The company also operates out of Louisiana and Nevada...
Staying in contact with the FSS is important in an emergency

...visually (VFR), in contact with Flight Service, and on a flight plan, were...Assistance can be found through Flight Service (FSS). FSS gets their is to remain in contact with Flight Service. FSS will be one of the first...
Thanks from CHOICE

...Office, Commissioner's Office-Dept. of Education, Division of Finance-Dept. of Administration, FAA Automated Flight Service, Information Services-State Library, Juvenile Justice-Dept. of Health and Social Services, National Weather...


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