WingX Pro7, the popular EFB app for iPads and iPhones, will be available for Android in the coming weeks, Hilton Software LLC announced at the Sun 'n Fun show in Lakeland, Florida. The Android version will roll out with VFR Sectionals, IFR High and Low Enroute charts, routing, weather, TFRs, and Special Use Airspace overlays. More
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Although there were widespread predictions (including by the FAA itself) that the agency's proposed rule for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) would overwhelm the bureaucracy with comments, only a... More
The heads of all seven unions representing FAA employees have jointly condemned Congress's exploration of privatization of the air traffic operation, saying what's needed is reliable funding for... More
Forums and blogs are buzzing about video of a remarkable touch and go that, based on everything we can determine, happened at Aero Acres Air Park, near Port St. Lucie, Florida, on April 11. A Piper... More
The National Transportation Safety Board opened the accident docket Friday for the Nov. 29, 2013, crash of a Cessna 208B near St. Mary's, Alaska. Of the 10 people on board, the pilot and three... More
All three students taking part in Redbird Flight Simulations' One Week Ready To Solo campaign at Sun 'n Fun are slated to fly their supervised solo flights Saturday morning. Nik Osterman, Chris... More
Aspen Avionics' software-based angle of attack indicator will go on the market in July for $1,995, the company announced Thursday. Introduced earlier this month, the AoA indicator is a software... More
Lightspeed Aviation Foundation launched its sixth annual Pilot's Choice Awards Thursday, with 12 charitable organizations named from hundreds of nominees as the finalists. They'll seek online votes... More
Textron Aviation will provide Cessna Skyhawk 172s to four universities this year and offer internships with a new program, Top Hawk. The initial partners announced include Embry-Riddle Aeronautical... More
If none of your experience involves a major international airport, it is incomplete. There are times when flying into a big airport is just more convenient, such as for a business meeting at the airport hotel or to pick up a passenger arriving by... More
The turbocharger is a useful part of a pilot's toolbag. When flying an airplane with one installed, it can increase our rate of climb, boost our groundspeed and lift us above a lot of the weather. It also can be used to pressurize the airplane's... More
In the late '70, I was flying up the East Coast in the early morning, in the low stratus along the Atlantic beaches. Our flight, an Allegheny Commuter Twin Otter en route to Atlantic City's Bader Airport, was operating IFR with Atlantic City approach. Essentially, we were on top at 2,000 with high cirrus above. ... Normally, at this time of the morning, there would be no other aircraft operating, so it was a nice distraction to hear a Cessna request assistance from Atlantic City approach... More
Aviation start-up company Green Tech Aircraft is excited to announce the launch of its progressive electric aircraft project, Ypselon GT. The concept of the electric aircraft was officially presented at Aero Expo 2015 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from 15th - 18th April.
Sunrise Flight Academy, located at Ormond Beach Municipal Airport, recently named Mark Barker as Director of Student Affairs. In his new role Director Barker will coordinate services for international and domestic students enrolled in Sunrise Flight Academy's comprehensive Professional Pilot Program.
LeTourneau University's School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science has begun offering a new, fully online Aviation Management bachelor's degree program from its new location at the McKinney National Airport in McKinney, Texas.
Both appeared at Sun 'n Fun for the first time last week and both drew admiring attention. More
Jim Russell of Edgewater, FL kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos. Click through for more shots from AVweb readers around the globe.