Archive

Travel

Airport Monthly has awarded Archerfield Airfield with another award, this time the “Airport of the Month” award for January 2018.

“There are soooooooo many airports,” said a AM staffer, “so getting to the top means your airport has something special.”

Asked whether the airfield was getting special treatment because of the Archerfield Free Post being based there the staffer denied it.

“No, it’s because it has two great fields, a shooting range, kangaroos, a Waterbank News office, a shopping center, a dock, and…” the staffer took a deep breath, “an aviation school, a dock, ZSK, and a possible royal connection to the Duke of Archer.”

Advertisements

Jackson Valley Regional Airport, near Jackson Valley City, altitude 50 may be just a regional field in between some class A airports, but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming a popular place for pilots to gather.

“It really has charm,” said one pilot unpacking a case of Pernod from her YKS-7 at the field (link to pictured product). “I know one guy, Manu, who brought his Camper (link to product in pic) here twenty years ago and never left!”

Jackson Valley Regional Airport can be found at (link to map), and pilots should be aware that the airfield can only accommodate small to medium craft on Runway 30/12, Alt. 50.

Known by the party set as “Yanete The Queen of Blake Sea,” this beach destination takes advantage of its seclusion to host a constant set of parties.

“It’s like, totally,” said one partier who had just returned from the bushes with an inflatable turtle. “Totally, ya know?”

Travelers interested in tropical punch should rez a boat and make their way to the Blake Shore (link).

A new tower believed to by called “SZYM Tower” is overlooking the developing community of Glenbrook in Prototype, exciting everyone.

“There are so many rumors,” said an excitable trader at Hakuso, “there’s supposed be shopping, a TV studio, a convention space, a restaurant with a view, and much more. We’re so pumped!”

The building is currently finishing construction and will be open to the public soon. Visitors can see the progress themselves by following the link to Prototype at right (Big Seven).

An experienced pilot that has turned the shipping business on its head, Cam Maximus is a rising leader in the business community, with a logistics company spread around the world. TNT is at 15 locations, many of them key transit hubs. Waterbank News asked a few questions of the magnate, and he took time out from his morning brief for pilots that day to answer them.

To see the full interview, jump the jump! Read More

The New Horizons area, which includes residential, commercial, airport, and port districts, has been listed by the WBA as an “economic boom town.”

“They even have rental units below the runway,” said a rep, “and a town hall. If you look at the area from air you’ll see all the business moving in and out of it. Airlines, TNT, shops, and there are also several communities have built around it too.”

Waterbank Airlines has made several black lists after ferrying a paramilitary group to one of the contested islands in the Blake Sea area, angering a number of political groups.

“Civilian airlines have no business moving troops,” said the spokeswoman for the Unhitch Half Hitch Union (UHHU – “yoohoo”). “If Waterbank Airlines tries to land here we’ll blast’em outta the sky!”

A representative from WA was unapologetic. “Oh please. Half Hitch? I’m surprised they know what an airplane is. We are in business, and will ferry anyone for a price. That’s how a business works.”