Russ Niles

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Video: Thai Air Force Basler BT-67
July 9, 2014 The Thai Air Force extended the life of its fleet of DC-3s by decades with their conversion to Basler BT-67s. They're used...

Crowdsourcing Helps Launch Sunglasses Line
July 8, 2014 Aviation sunglasses manufacturer Summer Hawk Optics is using crowdsourcing to help bring its latest line of headset-friendly...

GA Loan Market Opening Up
July 8, 2014 AirFleet Capital says it marked a significant milestone in its business that bodes well for the future of GA. The lender,...

Spruce Offers AirVenture Pickup Option
July 8, 2014 Aircraft Spruce customers who need merchandise and will be attending AirVenture can save the shipping costs by picking up...

System Predicts Valve Failure
July 8, 2014 Master aircraft mechanic Mike Busch says he's found a reliable way to predict exhaust valve failures using data from engine...

Drone Operators Arrested
July 8, 2014 Two New York men have been arrested after the quadcopter they were flying allegedly almost collided with a police helicopter...

Dual Mustang Crash Kills Pilot, Instructor
July 6, 2014 Two people were killed in the crash of a rare two-seat P-51D at Durango La Plata Airport in Colorado early Friday. Aircraft...

Cross-Control Aerobatics
July 6, 2014 Crosswinds are probably a snap for Cesar Falistocco. The Argentine pilot and member of the Escuadrilla Argentina aerobatic...

Navajo Jump Plane Down In Poland
July 5, 2014 Eleven of 12 people aboard a Piper Navajo jump plane were killed when the aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from...

Derailment Dumps 737 Fuselages In River
July 5, 2014 A train carrying Boeing aircraft fuselages and parts from Wichita to Boeing assembly plants in Washington State derailed in...