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Mooney Mite at Santa Monica Airport

1952 Mooney Mite Commuter Airplane Flies Again

The Mooney M-18 “Mite” is a low-wing, single-place monoplane with retractable, tricycle landing gear. The Mite was designed by Al Mooney and was intended as a personal airplane marketed to fighter pilots returning from World War II. (Wikepedia) A young Santa Monica Airport pilot recently restored this 1952 Mooney Mite M18-LA. Some stats about the […]

Electric Pipistrel

Electric Aircraft At SMO? Join the next Airport Commission Meeting

A local Santa Monica Resident (Dave Hopkins) will be presenting the benefits of electric aircraft at the Santa Monica Airport Commission meeting on Monday, November 23rd at 7:30pm. Please feel free to come out and join the meeting at city hall to learn about (and support) electric aircraft at Santa Monica Airport. Here are some […]

So Cal Metroplex Santa Monica Airport

Does Metroplex increase the amount of jets that land at Santa Monica Airport?

What is the FAA’s Southern California Metroplex project? …The SoCal Metroplex project is intended to improve the efficiency of the airspace in Southern California by optimizing aircraft arrival and departure procedures at a number of airports, including Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Long Beach Airport (LGB), Ontario International Airport (ONT), […]

Icon A5 Light Sport Takeoff at Santa Monica Airport

Icon A5 Takeoff from Santa Monica Airport

Today an Icon A5 Amphibious Light Sport aircraft took off from Santa Monica Airport. Learn more about Icon Aircraft. About the Icon A5 The ICON A5 is an American amphibious light-sport aircraft being developed by ICON Aircraft. A concept aircraft was first flown in 2008, and creation of the production tooling began in December 2012. […]

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford Safely Lands on Golf Course

Earlier today, Harrison Ford completed a perfectly executed forced landing. He chose the Penmar Golf Course, an unpopulated area and no one on the ground was injured. This skillful landing can be attributed to his many years of pilot training at Santa Monica Airport. The airplane is registered to Harrison Ford and is a “Ryan […]

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Learn About Santa Monica Measure LC

Measure LC gives the city council full authority (without voter approval) to close and redevelop the airport. Learn more about Santa Monica Measure LC I’m a mom living in Downtown Santa Monica. I chose to live in Downtown Santa Monica and I’m voting YES on D and NO on LC. The Office of Emergency Management […]

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