Jet plan for Queen Creek airpark grounded

Amanda Keim writes in the East Valley Tribune that a plan to allow jets or helicopters to use Arizona’s Pegasus Airpark has been struck down. Jet plan for Queen Creek airpark grounded Aviation aficionados won’t be able to land jets or helicopters at Queen Creek’s Pegasus Airpark anytime soon. Representatives of the airpark, a private […]

Amanda Keim writes in the East Valley Tribune that a plan to allow jets or helicopters to use Arizona’s Pegasus Airpark has been struck down.

Jet plan for Queen Creek airpark grounded

Aviation aficionados won’t be able to land jets or helicopters at Queen Creek’s Pegasus Airpark anytime soon.

Representatives of the airpark, a private airport that allows property owners to land aircraft and keep them in hangers in the middle of the neighborhood, had asked the town council to let the facility accommodate very light jets and helicopters in addition to the piston engine planes already allowed.

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2 comments

  1. Our PAD Amendment to remove the stipulations against jets, helicopters, and the sale of jet fuel at Pegasus Airpark (5AZ3) is not dead yet. With your permission I would like to use your article “Airparks escape market melt-down” to post on a local news blog about our issue. This will help counter the opponents who think their property values will go down. Is it possible you could e-mail me a copy? Thanks.

  2. Ron,

    Hopefully you’ve received the story as requested. You can also see it in the October 10, 2008 issue of General Aviation News. Go to our digital edition, page 29. To get to our digital edition, click here: http://64.235.54.31/publisher/bensclair/General_Aviation_News/issue2/magazine.php?mag=General_Aviation_News&page=&type=2&logo=1

    Good luck,

    Ben Sclair

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