LCSO Chopper Back to FAA Standards

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeing to it that its only helicopter is well taken care of, even if it isn’t in use. The chopper has gone on many missions and operations, but budget cuts in 2012 put a stop to them. After that, the chopper was stored in a hangar, … Continue reading »

Local Academy Trains Pilots

EUGENE, Ore. — Pilot training programs across the country are getting a closer look after last weekend’s plane crash in San Francisco, and whether it’s a big plane or a small one, the Lane Aviation Academy says all pilots have to start somewhere. Pilots in Eugene face an intense, two-year program that ultimately earns each … Continue reading »