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Increases in river, road, and air traffic in the East and West River areas has put pressure on area leaders to rethink how their ports and airports are arranged.

“We’re looking at tomorrow, not today,” said a councilwoman in West River, “and the reality is yesterday. We should be more like the East River and ERIA – they’ve got a better handle on it.”

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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

Archerfield Aerodrome has resumed operations with a number of improvements, and continues to construct new facilities.

As the above image indicates, the runways have been paved to allow for newer aircraft (and an upcoming ZSK jet), and taxiways have been added to help with the inevitable increase in traffic. Limited parking is now available too.

TTI and the flight school have been moved to the north side of the airport. Pilots should note that Runway 07-25 no longer exists and has been replaced with Runway 09-27.

Shergood

The WAA was caught using Shergood Aviation’s radar system (link), causing serious concerns from pilots that the WAA has been cutting corners.

“Aw, c’mon!” Said the WAA Director, “Shergood’s got the best transponders and GPS ever developed! We’re only using what the industry already likes!”

The WMA and Global Aviation Association have not commented on the news.