I noted with interest your comments on flybys in the current issue.Continue readingFlybys a Continuing Issue
One of the perennial problems of residential airparks is enforcing rules, as well as determining what rules really need to be created and enforced.Continue readingHow Do You Enforce Rules That You’ve Adopted?
Have you given any thoughts to how your airpark relates to children? When my kids were growing up we lived on a residential airpark. The airpark owners association established some rules for what children who lived on the airpark could and couldn’t do. We also prepared some others that we considered to be important.Continue readingYou need special rules for kids on airpark
A couple issues have surfaced in recent months that might have considerable impact upon residential airparks. I’ve had several contacts about these situations so I’m bringing them to your attention and asking for your ideas and also what experience you’ve had with them.Continue readingSecurity and fire codes are issues facing airparks
Are you an attorney? Or perhaps a real estate appraiser? How about a firefighter or fire department official? Are you knowledgeable in growing grass or highway construction?Continue readingAre you a professional? Your help is needed!
Over all the years that we’ve been tracking residential airparks, one aspect about them is the excellent record of safety: safety between airplanes and people, safety between airplanes and cars, and safety between airplanes and structures.Continue readingHave you done your airpark safety checks this year?
John Trissel, manager of Waynesboro-Eagles Nest Airpark (W13) in Virginia, thought a CBS news crew was at the airport to do a story about life on an airpark. But when they turned the camera on him, the questions were not about airpark living, but about security at general aviation airports.Continue readingMisled by CBS; Airport manager says he was ‘set up’ by the network
At more than one meeting with city and county and airport authority representatives, the question of “safety”‘ has come up. Basically, the officials want to know if it is safe to live on or adjacent to an active airport.Continue readingInfo slim on residential airport mishaps
Do you have any problems with cars speeding down a taxiway at your airpark?Continue readingStopping speeding cars
What’s the safety record for residential airparks? That’s a frequent question I’m asked at forums and in other conversations.Continue readingFatal Accident
In the aftermath of the incident, several issues came up, none of which the residents and owners of the airpark had previously addressed.Continue readingDo you have action plan in case of accident?
A LWYP member says the developer of the airpark on which he has a home must soon deed over the runway and taxiways and certain other parts of the property to the homeowners association.Continue readingAny woes if HOA gets runway?
If the matter is handled through the homeowners association, personality conflicts can be avoided best. In other words, the association is requiring the actions, rather than any individual.Continue reading‘Aggressive’ flying causes worry
No other residential airpark has been required to provide such equipment for a private facility.Continue readingFire district insists airpark provide fire truck