Monthly Archives: November 2006

Taking the fun out of flying

I’m flying to Boston on Sunday for the week to chair the XML 2006 conference. When I fly to New York City, I usually land at Teterboro Airport and park at Atlantic Aviation — the gas is expensive, but my … Continue reading

Tagged , , | 2 Comments


December is insurance-renewal time for me. Fortunately, this year it’s reasonably good news. How airplane insurance works There are two main components to aircraft insurance: liability insurance, which covers claims from people other than you (such as passengers and people … Continue reading

Tagged | 3 Comments

Canadian airspace disappears overnight! (casualties of the DAFIF)

[Update 2006-11-20: it looks like they’ve pulled even the small amount of Canadian data that they can get from the FAA database — there’s nothing but US airports and navaids in there now.] Well, the DAFIF — the free database … Continue reading

Tagged , , | 3 Comments