Russ Niles

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TAWS Turned Off Before Crash
March 26, 2017 The pilot of a Turbine Otter that crashed in Alaska in 2015, killing all nine aboard, had turned off the terrain awareness and...

Harrison Ford "The Schmuck" Apologized For Gaffe
March 25, 2017 Harrison Ford was contrite and apologized to air traffic controllers at John Wayne Airport in Orange County last Feb. 13. The...

Vintage Wings Selling Hawk One
March 24, 2017 One of the best flying examples of an F-86 Sabre is for sale by its Canadian owner for the seemingly bargain price of $795,000...

Video: Biplanes To France
March 20, 2017 The Royal Canadian Air Force turned one of their C-17s into a flying museum for a trip back in time. The transport took seven...

Ann Arbor Ghost 172 Crashes In Ontario
March 19, 2017 Authorities on both sides of the border are investigating the apparent ghost plane crash of a Michigan-based Cessna 172 in a...

'Balloonatic' Assessed $26,500
March 19, 2017 A man who rode a lawn chair suspended by 100 large helium balloons into the approaches of Calgary International Airport in a...

School Aircraft Collide, One Dead
March 18, 2017 Officials at a Montreal flight school say they are at a loss to explain how two Chinese students flying school-owned Cessna...

Wake Turbulence Writes Off Challenger Bizjet
March 18, 2017 The Aviation Herald is reporting that the European Aviation Safety Agency is about to issue a safety information bulletin...

Podcast: Ed Bolen On Trump ATC Privatization
March 16, 2017 NBAA President Ed Bolen has long opposed any notion of ATC privatization and outlines why in reacting to the Trump...

AOPA Urges Neighbors To Accept BasicMed
March 12, 2017 AOPA President Mark Baker has written the aviation authorities of three countries whose airspace borders the U.S. asking that...