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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...
Three Poles: The Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas connection

...planes are being built and developed in Iceland and Kamchatka in the circumpolar north; and Antarctica now has regular flight services and airports with the discussion continuing to include the building of hotels. According to the United Nations Environment...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...citizens and scientists who give advice to federal agencies on Arctic research priorities.The Coast Guard is operating flight service facilities on a seasonal basis this year in Kotzebue for search and rescue, but Ulmer is concerned that helicopters...
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...


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