Safety Awareness: Laser Strikes

Safety Awareness: Laser Strikes Laser strikes against pilots hit an all time high in 2020, even with the overall decrease in air traffic operations. In 2020, pilots reported 6,852 laser strikes to The Federal Aviation Administration. This is a substantial increase over the 6,136 laser strikes reported in 2019, and is the highest number reported…

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Naples Aviation named 19th best U.S. FBO and 8th best independent FBO

Naples Aviation named 19th best U.S. FBO and 8th best independent FBO Professional Pilot Magazine named Naples Aviation the 19th best fixed-base operator (FBO) and the 8th best independent FBO in the United States in its annual Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) survey. For eight consecutive years, Naples Aviation has been recognized as…

Collier County EMS MedFlight

Collier County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) commemorated the launch of their new MedFlight helicopter on Thursday, March 18. Collier County EMS MedFlight headquarters located at the Naples Airport. The brand-new Airbus H135T3H helicopter is here to help serve our community and is designated as MedFlight1. The previous aircraft will continue to assist as a spare,…

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Gilligan, Kuntz and Schmelzle appointed to the Naples Airport Authority Noise Compatibility Committee

The Naples Airport Authority Board of Commissioners selected James Gilligan to represent the airport’s southwest quadrant, John Kuntz to represent active commercial and general aviation pilots and Julie Schmelzle to represent the airport’s northeast quadrant on the Noise Compatibility Committee. The NCC is comprised of nine citizen volunteers who help monitor the impact of aircraft…

Naples Airport Authority recognizes the contribution of Robinson Aviation and the Naples Air Traffic Control Tower

Naples Airport Authority recognizes the contribution of Robinson Aviation and the Naples Air Traffic Control Tower   The Naples Airport Authority Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proclamation recognizing the outstanding contributions of Robinson Aviation Inc. in staffing the Naples Air Traffic Control Tower. COVID-19 has had profound impacts on the aviation industry and those…