All posts in 'Press Releases'

Bidding adieu to Solar Impulse 2

Posted on April 20th, 2016 · Posted in Press Releases

The time is drawing near to say goodbye to our friends at Solar Impulse. Itʻs hard to believe theyʻve been here for a year now. We wish the pilots and crew the best of luck and good weather for the remainder of this journey which is scheduled to finish in..
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The New Stairs Are Here

Posted on April 4th, 2016 · Posted in Press Releases

Our new #stairs may not reach the sky but they will reach a #KC-10, B-747 and everything smaller (which is pretty much everything).

BPAS Partners With Enterprise/National For a Turn-key Rental Solution

Posted on March 8th, 2016 · Posted in Press Releases

If you are visiting Kalaeloa Airport (PHJR) soon and require a rental car, take advantage of our relationship with nearby Enterprise (National) Rental Car. Before arriving, take a few minutes to enroll in the Emerald Club. Incredibly quick and internet-friendly. No waiting. No delays. Arrive at our facility, receive excellent..
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BPAS Opens New World Headquarters

Posted on June 12th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

Barbers Point Aviation Services (BPAS) has moved into a new office space in the first floor of the historic air traffic control at Kalaeloa Aiport in Kapolei. The former Barbers Point Air Station is now a multi-use facility with commercial and military flights, and BPAS serves the aviation community by..
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Solar Impulse to Kalaeloa Airport on May 9

Posted on May 4th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

Swiss explorers and pilots Andre Borschberg and Betrand Piccard announced Friday the would-be first plane to travel around the world only powered by solar energy, will take off for Hawaii from Nanjing, China as soon as Monday. Borschberg will pilot the Solar Impulse 2 for the five-day flight. The Solar..
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Solar Impulse’s First Round the World Solar Flight

Posted on April 24th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

SOLAR IMPULSE’S FIRST ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLAR FLIGHT Solar Impulse is the only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly day and night on solar power, without a drop of fuel. Our challenge is to attempt the First Round-The-World Solar Flight in 2015. A way for Bertrand Piccard, André Borschberg and their..
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BPAS Partners with Chef Guy Smith of Chao Phya Thai

Posted on April 11th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

For immediate release: Barbers Point Aviation Services has partnered with Chef Guy Smith founder of Air Culinaire Catering. Based in the Washington D.C. area, Air Culinaire was created to provide high end, trend-setting catering for business aviation customers. Today, Chef Guy is the owner of Pacific Aviation Catering and his years of experience and..
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BPS Acquires Cessna 172

Posted on April 7th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

    For immediate release: Barbers Point Flight School announced today that has purchased a Cessna 172 to add to its fleet of planes used for training and air tours of Oahu. The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. First flown in 1955, more Cessna 172s have been..
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BPFS Acquires Redbird AATD Simulator

Posted on April 7th, 2015 · Posted in Press Releases

  ### Barbers Point Aviation Services (BPAS) and Barbers Point Flight School (BPFS) were founded in 2010 by Reginald Perry. Based at Kalaeloa Airport, the former historic Barbers Point Naval Air Station in Kapolei, Hawaii, and operating the only private flight school in west Oahu, a fixed base operation, and..
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OpenAirplane Expands To Hawaii

Posted on April 24th, 2014 · Posted in Press Releases

For immediate release: OpenAirplane today announced a new partnership with Barber’s Point Aviation Services (BPAS) to provide Hawaii-based and visiting pilots easier access to aircraft for rental and use on the island of Oahu, through its proprietary Universal Pilot Checkout (UPC) system. The OpenAirplane UPC allows aircraft owners, fixed-base operators, flying..
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