A Hawker Hunter owned by Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), a civilian tactical airborne training organization, crashed on approach to Naval Base Ventura County, near Point Mugu, California. More
Solar Flight has released plans for the Sunstar, a solar powered airplane designed to act as an unmanned telecommunications platform, able to remain in flight for months at a time. More
The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) is reporting that it is increasingly confident that a piece of aluminum it found on Nikumaroru Atoll in the south Pacific is from the... More
It's flying a single-place technology demonstrator now, but pledges to show off a prototype two-place trainer by next year. More
Fall is a wonderful time of year to get out and explore the country in your airplane, and this weekend offers some great places to go, courtesy of SocialFlight's free online website and app. More
Aviation groups are warning that the FAA's inflexible requirement for ADS-B equipage by 2020 could force an exodus from general aviation. In statements issued as the FAA hosted a "call to action... More
An unmanned supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded shortly after liftoff from a Virginia commercial launch facility Tuesday. The Antares rocket operated by Orbital... More
With the sixth conversion completed, the Redhawk has 1,300 flight hours behind it. More
All airplanes are compromises. Since most of us lack an unlimited budget, we're often forced to choose between going fast in a relatively small cockpit or dragging around a larger cabin more slowly. The Lance/Saratoga series are big cabin birds... More
The aircraft involved was a 1973 Cessna T210L. It had a current annual inspection, was ADS-B compliant, had a GPS approved for IFR operations and the database for the avionics was found to be current. The aircraft was not approved for flight into... More
Heard on Columbus Approach Control on Sunday, October 19. This approach controller maintained standard phraseology -- twice -- then decided to just try plain English, which worked perfectly! ... Approach: "N1234, Say on-course heading." ... Pilot:... More
Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received Type Certificate change approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to incorporate the Garmin GFC700 flight control system in the Garmin G1000-equipped twin-engine Seminole aircraft.
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The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced a number of staff additions at its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
At its Migration training conference in San Marcos, Texas, Redbird is showing off some interesting proto-technology. It may not represent a revolution, but it's a step forward. More
"POTW" veteran Daniel Valovich of Hot Springs, AR calls down the lightning to lead off another showcase of reader photography. Click through for more pictures.