Author: Ken Kula

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Solar Impulse 2 is Half Way Home

A pair of audacious explorers are redefining some long-held assumptions about the efficiency and endurance of airplanes. Swiss entrepreneurs Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have reached the midpoint of the first “around the world...

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Alton Bay’s Other Flying Season

New Hampshire’s winter of 2014-2015 will stand out as one of the more severe seasons in recent memory. After a relatively warm and quiet beginning, a brutal cold snap and copious amounts of snow arrived...

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An Aggressive Launch

The 18th Aggressor Squadron (18 AGRS) has called Alaska’s Eielson AFB home since 2007.  Flying modified F-16 jet fighters, the 18th AGRS “prepares Combat Air Force, joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow’s victories through challenging,...

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Simsbury Airport Opens Its Doors

Airports don’t seem to be as accessible nor as enticing as they once were. Now, the wonder of flight is often contained behind tall chain link fences that feature “No Trespassing” signs every few...