Russ Niles

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Icon Delays Deliveries, Amends Purchase Agreement
May 25, 2016 Icon Aircraft has pushed back customer deliveries until at least 2017 and has announced a major revision of its controversial...

Sleeping Pilots Awake To F-16s
May 24, 2016 This might define the term “rude awakening” for pilots. Various media sources are reporting that two Delta Air Lines pilots...

WASPs Allowed Back In Arlington
May 22, 2016 Congress and President Obama have overruled an Army decision that briefly banned Women Air Service Pilots (WASP) from being...

Breeden Wins Valdez STOL
May 21, 2016 A 22-year-old Alaskan had the shortest combined takeoff and landing distance in the 2016 Valdez STOL competition. Bobby...

Diamond Flies High-Performance Trainer
May 17, 2016 Diamond has flown its DART trainer prototype for the first time. The turboprop tandem-seat aircraft took off Tuesday for its...

Production Cirrus Jet Flies
May 15, 2016 Cirrus has flown the first production Vision SF50 jet. Cirrus spokesman Ben Kowalski told the Grand Forks Herald the aircraft...

Airshow Fatality In Georgia
May 14, 2016 An Augusta, Georgia, airshow pilot was killed in the crash of his Pitts Special at the Good Neighbors Air Show at DeKalb...

Cherokee Control Column Failure Investigated
May 8, 2016 Canadian authorities are investigating an incident that could potentially affect the airworthiness of thousands of Piper...

Forced Landing On California Rooftop
May 8, 2016 A pilot was hurt in what appears to have been a forced landing on the rooftop of a building in Pomona, California, on Sunday.

CAF An-2 Flips In Forced Landing
May 6, 2016 A Russian-built An-2 biplane made an off-airport landing near San Bernardino International Airport near Los Angeles Friday....