Russ Niles

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Man-Carrying Multi-Copter Lifts Off
April 14, 2015 An Indiana company is hoping to demonstrate a multi-copter patterned after unmanned aerial systems (UAS) that can carry a...

Skip iOS 8.3: Bad Elf
April 13, 2015 One of the leading makers of external GPS receivers for iPad and iPhone navigation and charting apps is warning customers to...

Airline Pilot Training Shift Urged
April 12, 2015 The company that built its business around automating airplanes is now saying it's time for airline pilots to brush up on...

Bug Repellant Airplane Coatings Tested
April 12, 2015 Bug smasher pilots everywhere have hope that NASA may be flying to the rescue to save them from the summer chore of cleaning...

China Market Stalls
April 7, 2015 Although there are still hopes that China will be a big market for business aviation, recent events in that country have all...

Airliner Lightning Strike Video
April 5, 2015 While lightning strikes on airliners aren't that rare, videos of them don't come up that often. University of Washington...

Wingless Glider Crashes Into Reno Parking Lot
April 5, 2015 A glider pilot suffered only minor injuries after high winds reportedly tore the wings off his aircraft and he parachuted to...

Air Canada Sends Crash Passengers $5,000
April 4, 2015 Air Canada has sent $5,000 checks to all 133 passengers aboard an A320 that crashed at Halifax last week and the airline is...

Lubitz Had Potentially Disqualifying Eye Problems: Report
March 29, 2015 The pilot who intentionally crashed a Germanwings A320 into the French Alps last week had been treated for eye problems that...

LSA Earthrounder Killed In Ecuador
March 29, 2015 A 62-year-old Swiss adventurer who was attempting to fly around the world in an LSA-sized aircraft died Saturday in an...