Home-made chili, hot dogs, muffins, cake, coffee and water. Experimental planes, kit planes, Cessna, Piper, Bonanza. Antique trucks, jeep, cars. People, pets, and kids. And balloons!
There will be fewer pilots in the sky once winter arrives in South Central Idaho, so we made the most of our spectacular fall weather and shared the day with local enthusiasts, staff, friends, family, board members and pilots.
Airplane mechanics make flying things go and keep people safe. Our lives are in their hands every minute we’re in the air, so it never hurts to keep them happy. Am I right?
What makes a mechanic happy other than cookies, barbecues, and the occasional after-work beverage? Here’s a short list of suggestions to consider when you’re ready to take your craft in for its annual or an inspection.
This blogpost falls into the category "Local Boy Makes Good," and by local, we mean Buhl, Idaho.
Richard Baptista, more fondly known here at Foothills Aviation as Ricky or little Ricky even if he is old enough to drive and go away to college, is working as part of an undergraduate research team on two NASA projects. In other words, he abandoned us for a more exciting life, and we couldn’t be more proud of him.
Our new hangar is mostly finished and waiting for a little paint before we move our offices. Ah, the space! Six planes and room to spare, so far. Next on the to-build list, the offices, the records vault, and storage rooms. Then, we'll be ready to paint and move in, by November we hope. We'll let you know when we schedule the Hangar-Warming. Email us and let us know what best fits your schedule: email@example.com