General Aviation

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Watch a Plane Nearly Take Off a Photographer's Head at Lancaster Airport

    Note to self: Never ride a 4-wheeler on the runway at Lancaster Airport. That's what some members of Texas-based Team Stunters were doing last week when they were nearly hit by a modified Pitts S2S biplane. The camera person is completely excused if they crapped their pants. The plane was piloted b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Dallas Executive Airport is Still Struggling. Maybe a Solar Farm Will Help?

    As a nickname, "Dead Bird" hasn't fit so well since the city of Dallas' airport in South Oak Cliff changed its name from Redbird to Dallas Executive a decade ago in hopes of sparking a revival of the 67-year-old airfield, which tends to be forgotten in the shadow of DFW and Love Field. The name cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Here's One Way to Get People to Victory Park: Bring NASA's New Orion Spacecraft to Town

    NASA‚ÄčThe space shuttle's dead; long live the Orion Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle. That's the future of space travel -- the capsule that'll take astronauts deep, deep into the final frontier ... at some point in the near to very distant future. First orbital test flight's in 2014, depending on how far ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    A Bad Day for the Rebel Alliance at Love Field

    From a KXAS-Channel 5 video that follows after the jump‚ÄčA Friend of Unfair Park forwards some raw, silent footage from KXAS-Channel 5 of an experimental plane that landed the hard way at Love Field earlier this afternoon. The video follows, and given the markings, odds are the pilot was shot down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    No Wonder the Dallas Cowboys' Heads Weren't Right With Ball Sunday

    Well, three Cowboys in particular: Ken Hamlin, Tank Johnson and Keith Davis, who, from the looks of this slide show, flew to McAllen Friday night on a very swank private jet to attend the Stiletto's Gentleman's Club's Erotic Costume Ball. Though, "erotic"? You say so ... Robert Wilonsky

  • Calendar

    January 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 26, 2006

    Do You Have an Airstrip?

    If so, Dallas director Gurinder Chadha wants to talk to you. From the sound of this, the director's been to Texas to scout locations for the big-screen adaptation of the TV show, which probably tickles Dallas Film Commission honcho Janis Burklund; maybe they'll shoot J.R. in, or around, Dallas after ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2001


    Carmen Rivera-Worley swam away from the plane crash that killed her daughter. Now she wonders how many more will die before the FAA acts to prevent similar accidents.