On Saturday October 7th, an estimated 4,500 people attended the Wings Out West Air Show at Prescott Municipal Airport. The event was co-hosted by the City of Prescott and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. This show allowed the general public with any level of interest in aviation to mingle with pilots, explore a variety of different aircraft,… Read more »
Great Lakes Suspends Scheduled Flight Operations
As of midnight tonight – Monday, 3/26/18, Great Lakes has suspended scheduled flight operations as an air carrier.
Although they are ceasing flight operations, it is important to note that the company has not entered bankruptcy and will continue to operate certain segments of the business.
For those customers who are holding tickets on flights on/after 3/27/18, please contact your original booking source for a refund or call Great Lakes Reservations at (800) 554-5111.
The City of Prescott and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University present the Wings Out West Air Show. Join us on Saturday, October 7th at the Prescott Municipal Airport. Gates open at 9am. This event is for all ages and will feature aircraft displays, an aeronautical tech fair, a regional Fly-In, and aerial demonstrations. Free admission & free… Read more »
A huge congratulations to our local Embry-Riddle Golden Eagle Flight Team on their 11th national championship with the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA)! The annual competition, known as SAFECON, takes place at The Ohio State University and tests pilots on their navigation, aircraft identification, message, drop, precision landing skills, and much more. The young men… Read more »
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Aluminum Overcast is a Boeing B-17, one of the most influential strategic bombers of World War II. This aircraft, and many like it, embodies the spirit of aviation flying around the country and spreading the legacy of the heroes of that era. This piece of history will be at Prescott… Read more »
The family of Ernest Love, namesake of Ernest A. Love Field, have donated a holiday wreath in honor of the World War I pilot who was shot down in Verdun, France in September 1918. Please stop by the terminal at Prescott Municipal Airport to see the wonderful donation and festive holiday decorations!
The Goodwin Fire was very aggressive as it ripped through fuel that had not burned in approximately 40 years. Driven by high winds, extremely dry conditions and warmer than average temperatures, the fire was moving quickly in inaccessible terrain. After the massive growth of burned area on Tuesday June 27th, USFS personnel at the Prescott… Read more »
The recent Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In at Prescott Municipal Airport set a record for attendance among all previous AOPA Fly-In events. With more than 6,300 people in attendance and 565 airplanes that arrived for the event, the Fly-In was a huge success for AOPA and the local community. AOPA hosts four Fly-Ins… Read more »
The Golden Eagles Flight Team (GEFT), based at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott campus, has won their 10th national championship at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON 2016. This competition challenges these young men and women in various events including Pre-Flight Inspections, Navigation, Power-Off Landings, Aircraft Recognition, and many more aeronautical skills. During the academic… Read more »