Russ Niles

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Icon Focuses On Training
July 27, 2016 The CEO of Icon Aircraft says he believes his company has moved past the controversy that resulted from its initial stab at a...

Podcast: Making Old King Airs New Again
July 25, 2016 Innova Aerospace is taking 50-year-old King Airs and bringing them into the 21st century with new GE engines and a...

Facebook's Internet Drone Flies
July 22, 2016 Facebook's new high-altitude drone flew for the first time and its mission, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is nothing short...

Kermit Weeks To Fly Martin Mars To Oshkosh
July 19, 2016 Kermit Weeks always makes a splash at AirVenture but this may be his biggest ever. The serial aircraft collector and owner of...

Restored B-29 Doc Flies Again (Updated)
July 17, 2016 Doc, a B-29 Superfortress that has been undergoing restoration for almost two decades, returned to the air for the first time...

Two Pilots Rescued After Long Swim
July 17, 2016 Two pilots who spent almost 24 hours swimming for shore from the airplane they ditched have been released from the hospital.

Performer Dies At Canadian Airshow
July 17, 2016 A Canadian performer was killed Sunday in the crash of his T-28 Trojan at an Alberta airshow. Bruce Evans, of Calgary, died...

Carrier Cable Break Creates Drama
July 17, 2016 It could be argued that just about every trap on a carrier is a close call but video released this week by the Navy shows just...

Criminal Charges Eyed In Airshow Crash
July 10, 2016 A British pilot could face criminal charges in the crash of a Hawker Hunter vintage jet at the Shoreham Air Show in August of...

Air Force Selects Enlisted Pilot Trainees
July 10, 2016 For the first time since the Second World War the Air Force is training enlisted personnel as pilots. The Air Force recently...