Category Archives: Aviation

Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Arlington

With the weekend nearing, here are MyArlingtonTx. com’s picks for the best activities around Arlington, from free flights at Arlington Municipal Airport to a mobile pet adoption at a local PetSmart®. June 7-9Free Concerts at Levitt Pavilion for Performing ArtsDowntown Arlington is going to be buzzing again this weekend as Levitt Pavilion’s center…

AgustaWestland

City leaders had a chance to see AgustaWestland’s latest helicopter take a demo flight this week over Arlington Municipal Airport. AgustaWestland is expanding its flight activities in the U. S. with the addition of the AW189, an eight-ton class twin-engine helicopter program following the AW609 Tilt Rotor. Robert LaBelle, Managing Director for…

Karen VanWinkle Named Airport Manager

Karen VanWinkle has been named manager of the Arlington Municipal Airport. VanWinkle served as Assistant Airport Manager from 2008 to 2011 and has been Interim Manager since January 2012.  “I’m very pleased to have been named the Airport Manager, said VanWinkle. “Arlington Municipal is a vibrant, successful airport and it’s…

Emergency Landing at Municipal Airport

A twin engine aircraft indicating possible problems with its nose gear landed safely around 1:15 p. m. today at Arlington Municipal Airport. The pilot contacted the airport’s control tower around 12:30 p. m. to report the landing gear on the nose of the plane may not work properly upon landing.  The control tower…