NORAD will track Santa as he makes his long flight around the world in one night!
This world famous pilot has an even bigger team helping him out this Christmas. With some help from the FAA and NORAD, the elves are able to track Santa during his entire flight. Follow along and see when he is supposed to be in your country or state!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 20, 2010
Contact: FAA Press Office
FAA Certifies Santa’s NextGen-Equipped Sleigh for Christmas Eve
WASHINGTON – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspectors at the North Pole certified Santa One, the reindeer-powered sleigh piloted by Santa Claus, for its Christmas Eve round-the-world delivery mission. Read more
Red Rock Fantasy has been a winter tradition for 20 years in Sedona, Arizona. What began as a light display at the Los Abrigados Resort & Spa has evolved into nearly one million lights with dozens of families creating their own displays. Lasting through the New Year, this festival will end with their “Lights Out” on Saturday, January 1, 2011. The festival is open every night (weather permitting) at 5pm and ends at 9pm (Sunday – Thursday) and 10pm (Friday & Saturday). Read more
Footage of the hail storm on October 5th has been circulating all over YouTube with houses, cars and reporters caught on camera. We had our own camera rolling as the storm hit while we were here at the airport. Our footage covers the storm as it raged over the tarmac, obscuring our planes and 500 other aircraft caught unprotected.
The 70mph gusts whipped the palm trees about and the steady 50mph winds blew the hail almost horizontally. Read more
As the two year anniversary nears of the “Miracle on the Hudson”, Jeppesen commemorated this event a little differently. Jeppesen has created and offered navigation informational products, services and software, for over 75 years. They are a subsidiary of Boeing, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. Both are leaders in aviation.
Captain Chesley Sullenburger “Sully” and first officer Jeffrey Skiles were both presented with a humorous and humble gift recounting their actions and decisions during the Hudson River landing. Read more