Sully Movie Trailer Released »

Sully Movie Trailer Released

The first trailer for Sully, the movie based on the ditching of US Air Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009, was released Thursday. It doesn’t take as long to watch as the 208 seconds it took Capt. Chesley Sullenberger and his FO Jeff Skiles to pull off the so-called Miracle on the Hudson but already there is “Oscar buzz.”

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Report: TransAsia ATR-72 Stalled After Engine Failure »

Report: TransAsia ATR-72 Stalled After Engine Failure

The crew of the TransAsia Airways turboprop that crashed in Taiwan in 2015 failed to follow procedures for an engine malfunction and then stalled the aircraft, investigators found. The Taiwan Aviation Safety Council’s report, released Thursday, also confirmed previous reports that the captain of the ATR 72-600 shut down the working engine when the other failed just after departing the Taipei airport.

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Artificial Intelligence Outflies A Fighter Pilot »

Artificial Intelligence Outflies A Fighter Pilot

Unmanned aircraft capabilities took a big leap forward when an expert fighter pilot found he was no match for ALPHA. The artificial intelligence system was developed by Psibernetix, founded by a University of Cincinnati graduate. Gene Lee, a retired Air Force colonel taking part in the research, told UC Magazine this week that ALPHA is unprecedented.

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AVweb's search of aviation news found announcements from Duncan Aviation, EPS, Cessna Pilot Centers and Power Flow Systems. Duncan Aviation has partnered with ACSS to participate in the launch of... More

NASA's Biggest Rocket Completes Final Ground Test »

The world’s most powerful rocket, designed for future manned spaceflight, had a successful startup test this week – the latest milestone for NASA’s Space Launch System. This final... More

The Weekender: Fly In And Camp Out For The Fourth »

The Weekender’s looking forward to Fourth of July celebrations, with some three-day events found on SocialFlight events starting on Friday. See the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform at the 90th... More

Seattle Museum Of Flight Adds Aviation Pavilion »

A new pavilion that doubles the exhibit space available at the Museum of Flight in Seattle opened to the public last weekend. The nine-story-high, three-acre roofed outdoor gallery also includes a... More

First Chinese RJ Revenue Flight »

China’s first regional jet made its first revenue flight on Tuesday but it seems unlikely the aircraft will find any customers outside the country’s sphere of influence. More

NTSB Reminds Pilots To Report Weather »

It might seem that in an age of instant online weather, the need for pilot reports, or pireps, would be a thing of the past, but that’s far from true, according to a recent NTSB forum.... More

Falcon 8X Now EASA Approved »

The Falcon 8X is now EASA-certified, Dassault Aviation announced this week, and FAA approval is expected to follow by the end of next month. The design, based on the company’s 7X, offers the... More

G600 Cabin On Tour »

Gulfstream is touring the U.S. this summer with a full-scale mockup of the cabin and flight deck for its new G600 business jet. The company unveiled its final plans for the new cabin last year at... More

 

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Radar Revealed

Radar Revealed »

Twenty years ago, the idea of carrying sophisticated digital radar in anything under a medium twin would probably have been met with roars of laughter, but technology has brought amazing advances. Now it’s possible for even an ultralight... More

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ATC Watches - You Fly

ATC Watches - You Fly »

Major problems often start with minor issues. ATC minds the details of the big picture and steps up when pilots find themselves in tricky situations. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

Overheard while flying through the New York Class B airspace: ... Pilot: Departure ABC 795 off 14L climbing to 5000'. ... Controller: Is this 725 or 795? ... Pilot: What did I say? ... Controller: 795. ... Pilot: Oh sorry, I guess this is 725. ... Controller: Don't worry about it, I mix up call signs all day. ... Pilot: Yeah, but I only have one call sign to screw up. -- Ed Abrams More

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2016 Globalair.com Scholarship Applications Open

GlobalAir.com is pleased to announce the opening for application submissions for the GlobalAir.com Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship.

Power Flow Systems Offers Savings For For Beech Owners

Power Flow Systems has developed an enticement for members of the Beech Aero Club that represents considerable savings if enough owners sign on.

Cessna Pilot Center Companion App Available For iPad

Cessna Pilot Centers' use of the latest technology gives pilots convenient access to their online courses on an iPad even when they are offline. The CPC Companion app, a free download from the Apple App Store, allows pilots to download lessons from their courses to their iPad.