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Fatal Airshow Crash In China

Tragedy marked the opening of a new general aviation airport in north central China. Michel Leusch, of South Africa, failed to recover from a dive during a performance at the first Silk Road International General Aviation Convention held at Danxia Airport on Saturday.

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Southwest Engine Comes Apart At Altitude »

A Southwest Airlines 737 made an emergency landing in Pensacola, Florida, Saturday after an uncontained failure of the number one engine. More

Man In Underwear Crashes Truck Into Airliner »

A stolen airline truck driven by a man wearing only boxer shorts crashed into a parked Southwest Airlines jet Thursday night at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield. The incident required multiple police... More

Aerobatic Trainer Crashes Into Hangar During Takeoff »

An aerobatic trainer with a pilot and passenger veered off the runway during takeoff in California Wednesday and crashed into a hangar. The two men on board the SIAI-Marchetti SF260 were treated... More

New This Week »

AVweb's search of aviation news worldwide found announcements from Bell Helicopter, USAIG, Pathways to Aviation and Thrush Aircraft. Bell Helicopter announced its joint participation with sister... More

NTSB: Pilot Reported Mechanical Failures Before Crash »

The Piper Navajo that crashed in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, this month, killing all six people aboard, had two fuel pump failures in flight. The twin had departed Orlando, Florida, Aug. 14 bound for... More

The Weekender: Airshows, Concerts And A Runway Run »

Looking to fly somewhere for free food? SocialFlight.com has some options plus camp-out events for The Weekender. EAA Chapter 1479 in Missouri will host a fly-in Saturday to kick off the Sound of... More

Airlander 10 Damaged During Test-Flight Landing »

The Airlander 10 made a nose-in landing Wednesday on its second test flight, interrupting the hybrid airship’s development. Hybrid Air Vehicles said in a statement the aircraft went for a... More

NASA’s Five New Aeronautics Ideas »

NASA has chosen five new aviation-related technologies that it intends to study intently over the next two years as part of its ongoing Convergent Aeronautics Solutions project, the agency said... More

 

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Partial Panel Prognosis

Partial Panel Prognosis »

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Short Final:

Short Final »

Climbing out of my home airport with our friendly (and funny) tower controllers, I heard ... Tower: Cardinal XYZ, check transponder ... XYZ: Turning it on, sorry, guys, XYZ ... Tower: Cardinal XYZ, never admit your mistakes on frequency, just say it was warming up ... XYZ: All warmed up! XYZ ... Tower: That's the spirit ... Daniel Rasin More

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USAIG Launches Safety Program For UAS

USAIG proudly introduces Performance Vector Unmanned, created specifically for policyholders who insure unmanned aircraft systems. It serves to keep safety at the forefront, which is especially critical considering that UAS outnumber registered manned aircraft.

WAI Welcomes Kelly Murphy To Staff

Kelly Murphy has joined the Women in Aviation International staff as director of communications and editor-in-chief of Aviation for Women.

Thrush Appoints First Authorized Service Center In Uruguay

Thrush Aircraft continued its strong commitment to expansion of its factory authorized Service Center network with the addition today of Charles Chalking S.A. to its growing worldwide presence.