Mary Grady

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Airbus A350-900 EASA-certified
September 30, 2014 The Airbus A350-900 XWB, which has been in the works for about eight years, was certified by EASA on Tuesday. FAA...

EAA: New FAA Policy Will Prevent Crashes
September 30, 2014 The FAA has updated its policy on experimental-amateur built (E-AB) aircraft to allow pilots who build their own airplanes to...

FAA Will Review ATC Security Plans
September 29, 2014 Following a fire that knocked out ATC equipment at a facility in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta...

DHL To Start Commercial Drone Deliveries
September 29, 2014 The global parcel-delivery company DHL has received authorization to start regular drone delivery flights to an island in the...

Irving Launches Educational World Flight
September 24, 2014 Barrington Irving, whose nonprofit group Experience Aviation encourages youth to study science, engineering and math, took off...

AOPA Fly-In Set For October 4
September 24, 2014 AOPA has brought back its "Homecoming" fly-in at its headquarters in Frederick, Maryland, and this week posted instructions to...

New Ways To Fly
September 24, 2014 It might seem after more than 100 years, we've figured out the best ways to fly, but creative folks insist on continuing to...

Airbus Joins Aerion's SST Project
September 23, 2014 Airbus has agreed to collaborate on technology development with Aerion Corporation, the Reno, Nevada, company that has been...

Tiny Robot Handles Pilot Role
September 23, 2014 A small humanoid robot about 6 inches tall successfully flew a flight simulator at a conference in Chicago last week....

Global Flight Following In The Works
September 22, 2014 Aireon LLC, a private company based in McLean, Virginia, announced a plan over the weekend to offer global emergency tracking...