Mary Grady

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Stemme And S-Plane Partner On Optionally Piloted Aircraft
February 22, 2017 Stemme AG and S-Plane Automation Ltd said this week they plan to integrate S-Plane subsystems into the Ecarys ES15 Stemme...

AOPA Opens Up To Drone Pilots
February 21, 2017 Consumer drones have attracted millions of users, and created a conundrum for general aviation — are they friend or foe? On...

“Hoverbike” Completes Demo Flight
February 21, 2017 A team of Russian engineers working in San Francisco as Hoversurf have posted a video online showing an indoor flight test...

Spring Events Lure Pilots Nationwide
February 21, 2017 Nature-loving pilots in search of an excuse to go flying have a new option thanks to the Recreational Aviation Foundation,...

Pal-V Starts Taking Orders
February 20, 2017 Pal-V, a Netherlands company that has been developing a two-seat roadable gyroplane, said last week they are ready to start...

Pilot Training Cited In Military Crashes
February 15, 2017 Military pilots aren’t flying often enough to be as proficient as they need to be, Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, the head of Marine...

Lancair Brand Under New Ownership
February 14, 2017 Lancair International announced last summer it would sell off its older designs and focus on its newer Evolution aircraft, and...

NBC: Harrison Ford Lands On Taxiway
February 14, 2017 NBC News reported on Tuesday that Harrison Ford mistakenly landed his Husky on a taxiway at John Wayne Airport in Orange...

FAA: Helicopter Accidents Decline
February 13, 2017 The accident rate for helicopters has fallen for the third year in a row, the FAA said on Monday. In raw numbers, there were...

Dubai Plans To Launch Autonomous Flying Taxi
February 13, 2017 Just over a year after EHang’s passenger-carrying autonomous drone was unveiled in Las Vegas, officials in Dubai said this...