Mary Grady

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NASA’s Five New Aeronautics Ideas
August 24, 2016 NASA has chosen five new aviation-related technologies that it intends to study intently over the next two years as part of...

AOPA Washington Fly-In Draws Biggest Crowd Yet
August 23, 2016 AOPA has been organizing its regional fly-ins for a few years now, and its latest event, held at the Bremerton National...

FAA Orders Mandatory Balloon Checks
August 23, 2016 All 6,400 hot-air balloons in the U.S. must be inspected to ensure they are not equipped with potentially leaky fuel hoses...

Longitude First Flight Imminent
August 23, 2016 Cessna’s super-midsize Citation Longitude prototype has completed initial ground engine tests, the company said today, adding...

New Drone Rules Take Effect Monday
August 22, 2016 The FAA’s new rules that will allow widespread use of small drones for commercial purposes take effect next Monday, Aug. 29....

Piper M500 Now EASA-Approved
August 22, 2016 Piper’s M500, an upgraded version of its Meridian turboprop, is now EASA-approved, the company announced today. "EASA...

First Flight For AVIC Helicopter
August 17, 2016 The AC312E, a new light twin-engine helicopter developed by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, has completed its...

FAA To Expand Research In Training
August 16, 2016 The FAA has established 12 Centers of Excellence to pursue research into safety, alternative fuels, airport operations and...

Flights Delayed For Airlander And Doc
August 16, 2016 Two unique aircraft now ready to start flight tests are waiting on the ground as crews deal with various glitches. Doc, the...

Another Business Shuttle For Texas
August 10, 2016 Texas travelers already have access to Rise, a flight-sharing membership provider based in Dallas, and this week another...