Once asked his opinion of the almost 200-mi island stretching from the towers of Manhattan to the wet salt marshes and massive summer homes that are the playgrounds of the rich and famous, Mark Twain is said to have sighed and said, “Well, it certainly is a long island.” So long that following months of wrangling by Long Island aeromed and EMS agencies, local lawmakers have decided to permanently extend aeromedical rescue helicopter service to
Bombardier Learjet 60, Westhampton, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2007–Descending to FL380, the pilot noticed that the anti-skid light, “No. 1 Wheel–Left Outboard” was on and he turned the switch off according to the checklist. On descent at Westhampton, he recycled the anti-skid switch twice, with “normal” indications. He then left the anti-skid on.