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NC83606 Returns!

Who says you can never go home again?  Aeronca Champ NC83606 returned to SMQ after 75 years.  "606" was one of 3 Aeronca Champs purchased to begin the flight school at Somerset Airport in 1946 by George Walker and Sam Freeman.  Andrew Hayter of Quakertown PA loving restored the old gal to it's original configuration [...]

September 20th, 2021|

SMQ 75th! A Great Time Was Had By ALL

What a great night for a hangar party!  More than 200 came out to celebrate 75 years of Somerset Airport.  We had new friends, old friends, plenty of food and drink.  And the weather was great.  If you missed it, we plan another one for 2096!  A special thank you to Kevin Russo and Gavin Nagle [...]

September 20th, 2021|

Media Hears Our TFR Case

The aviation media has picked up our call to get the FAA to address the Presidential TFR Issue. In 2018 Congress mandated that the FAA address the proposal to extend the Maryland Three (MD-3) Rules to any airport under a recurring Presidential TFR.  These rules allow pilots to have access to their home airport if [...]

September 7th, 2020|