The House of Rapp

How Low Can You Go?

Posted by in Aviation, Economy/Finance, Safety

SoCal airports are seeing huge declines in activity. Is there any hope for the future of general aviation? Perhaps, but it might have to come from a place you might not expect: your neighbor’s garage.

Non-Commercial Landing Fees

Posted by in Aviation, Politics

It’s a good thing everyone who flies is filthy rich, because the imposition of landing fees for small non-commercial aircraft continues, this time at Hilton Head Island Airport in South Carolina.

Is Flying Safe?

Posted by in Aviation, Safety

Is flying safe? Every passenger wonders, and for good reason. I take a candid look at risk management in the world of general aviation and discuss a few ways to turn the odds in your favor.