Pal-V Starts Taking Orders »

Pal-V Starts Taking Orders

Pal-V, a Netherlands company which has been developing a two-seat roadable gyroplane, said last week they are ready to start taking orders for the vehicle. “After years of hard work, beating the technical and qualification challenges, our team succeeded in creating an innovative flying car that complies with existing safety standards, determined by regulatory bodies around the world,” said Robert Dingemanse, CEO of PAL-V.

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Arrow Crashes Onto New Jersey Street »

Arrow Crashes Onto New Jersey Street

A Long Island pilot was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday morning after his Piper Arrow went down in a residential area of Bayonne, New Jersey. George Pettway, 56, of Wheatley Heights, reportedly radioed that he was having some kind of difficulty while flying near the Statue of Liberty and headed for the Jersey side.

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DJI, AMA Team Up For Outreach Programs »

DJI, AMA Team Up For Outreach Programs

The world’s largest manufacturer of drones and the biggest organization of remotely piloted aircraft operators have announced a joint venture to promote safe operation and expand opportunities for drone operators. DJI, which makes the popular Phantom series and other drones, and the Academy of Model Aeronautics will create programs aimed at boosting accessibility and affordability of personal drones, offer online support for pilots and develop youth programs steering young people toward aviation and technology careers.

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Trump Claims $1 Billion Saving On Air Force One »

President Donald Trump said Saturday he’d personally negotiated a $1 billion reduction in the $4.2 billion cost of the replacement aircraft for Air Force One and accomplished it in less than... More

Suit Follows Power Line Collision »

An Aspen, Colorado, man is suing the pilot and passenger in an L-39 that hit power lines over a highway in 2015, saying he gripped the steering wheel of his car so tightly he’s had chronic... More

Sonic Booms Announce TFR Intercept »

Sonic booms rattled the southeast coast of Florida Friday evening as two F-15s were scrambled to intercept an aircraft that violated presidential restricted airspace over West Palm Beach. More

POTUS TFRs Paralyze Florida Flight Ops »

Airport operators and flight schools in the Palm Beach, Florida, area are bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential TFR covering President Trump’s visits to... More

Navy Lukewarm On Substituting Upgraded F/A-18s For F-35C »

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. DeWolf Miller showed little enthusiasm for trading Super Hornets for F-35s, as has been proposed by President Trump in an effort to reduce the total program cost of the F-35... More

NBAA Challenges Santa Monica Deal »

NBAA and four businesses have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals to review the FAA’s deal with the City of Santa Monica to shorten the airport’s runway. Under the deal, the runway would... More

ExpressJet Leads In Lost Bags And Bumped Passengers »

ExpressJet Airlines led major U.S. carriers for 2016 in highest percentage of bags lost. According to Department of Transportation statistics, ExpressJet received reports of mishandled baggage from... More

Stratos 714 Flight Testing Continues »

The Stratos 714 VLJ prototype, designed as a 400 knot, 4-6 place jet, made its second test flight late last month from its home base of Redmond, Oregon, in anticipation of a public debut later this... More

 

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Abort! Abort! Abort!

Abort! Abort! Abort! »

Aborting a takeoff isn't a failure on the part of the pilot; it's a pilot showing the right stuff by recognizing the wrong stuff and taking action to keep people alive. More

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Responding to the Unexpected

Responding to the Unexpected »

In-flight anomalies can have serious consequences when a pilot encounters them for the first time. More

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Short Final »

On a recent trip to visit my Inlaws, I was passing by an airport on my way when I heard this exchange ... Cessna1234: Tower, Cessna 1234 is ready for takeoff ... Tower: Cessna 1234 you are cleared for takeoff Runway 24. Say direction of flight ... Cessna 1234: Cleared for takeoff Runway 24, Direction of Flight ... Tower: Which way are you heading? ... Cessna 1234: Oh! Heading southeast ... Karl Vogelheim More

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Gizmowl: The Ultimate Drone UAV Brand Enters Marketplace

A new drone brand called Gizmowl has hit the market and seeks collaboration from 3D makers.

MAULE introduces a new model under $200K.

Maule Air, Inc., introduces two new aircraft to its lineup, the M-4-180V, S2 and S4.

SurePilot(TM) successfully assess over one-hundred First Officer candidates in one month for Caribbean Airlines Ltd

Caribbean Airlines Ltd, a flag-carrier airline of Trindad and Tobago, approached SurePilot(TM) in late 2016 with the requirement to rapidly and effectively assess approximately one-hundred First Officer candidates for immediate recruitment in to active commercial airline operation.