Civil Air Patrol

Least Favorable Option

By Tom Kettell | The IG Audience Newsletter, Jan 2015 SUI Process Improvements Man-hours per SUI have dropped from an estimated 140 to less than 70 for unit staff and inspection team combined. Col Kettel…



Kauai Composite Squadron

A Civil War in Hawaii Wing

By Tom LaVenture | The Garden Island LIHUE — The Kauai Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is experiencing a drop in numbers and volunteers who left are saying its ability to carry out…


Civil Air Patrol

California Wing Plane Veered Off Runway

By NTSB | FAA Aviation Accident Database On November 15, 2014, about 14:20 Pacific standard time, a Cessna U206G, N9420R, veered off the runway during landing at Brackett Field Airport (POC), La Verne, CA. The…



CAP Col Sandra E. Brandon, Pennsylvania Wing Commander

All Pennsylvania Wing Air Ops Grounded

By AuxBeacon News Staff Attention all PA Wing members, the following message is sent on behalf of Col Brandon: Effective 9pm tonight by order of the PA Wing Commander – Flight Operations will cease. Read…


CAP L23 Super Blanik, N342BA

Georgia Wing Glider Crash

By NTSB | FAA Aviation Accident Database [Editor’s Note: On August 13th 2013, CAP Southeast Region Commander Col Alvin Bedgood issued a disciplinary letter to Lt Col Brett Slagle of Georgia Wing restricting him from…


LaGrange Callaway Airport

Georgia Plane Crash Kills 3 Peachtree City Men

By Michael Kanell | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Three Peachtree City men died when a small plane crashed Saturday afternoon at LaGrange Callaway Airport in LaGrange, GA. The plane, a Beechcraft Baron twin-engine, went down about 14:07…