Russ Niles

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Amazon Says FAA UAS Approval 'Obsolete'
March 24, 2015 Amazon says the FAA approval for limited outdoor testing of its unmanned aerial systems delivery service is not much use to...

New Regs Threaten Canadian Airports Says Group
March 24, 2015 The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) is rallying its members to oppose proposed regulations it says will threaten...

FAA Holds Online Career Fair
March 22, 2015 It seems like everyone is hiring these days and the FAA is hoping to attract its share of candidates for career-oriented...

UASs Aim To Stop Poaching In Africa
March 22, 2015 While some people seem to believe that drones will mean the end of the world, others are trying to save the world with drones....

Helicopter Crashes Into Orlando House
March 22, 2015 A helicopter pilot is dead but occupants of a house in Orlando, Florida, escaped injury after the aircraft crashed into an...

Sleep Apnea Guidance Sent To AMEs
March 15, 2015 The FAA has released the new medical examination requirements and information documents for pilots regarding sleep apnea risk...

Air Force Sued In Airshow Death
March 15, 2015 The family of airshow performer Eddy Andreini, who burned to death at a California show in 2014, is alleging that Air Force...

Airship Maker Suing Over Hangar Collapse
March 15, 2015 The Navy is being sued for $65 million by the makers of a new type of airship after the aircraft was wrecked when the roof of...

Video: EAA Tri-Motor Tour
March 15, 2015 EAA has two Ford Tri-Motors touring the U.S. this spring, one in the East and one out West. AVweb's Russ Niles went for a...

Video: Guimbal Two-Place Helicopter
March 8, 2015 French company Guimbal has entered the U.S. helicopter training market with its Cabri G2, a light aircraft that has features...