Russ Niles

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Canada's Psutka To Retire
November 27, 2014 The president of the world's second largest AOPA pilots' group is retiring sometime in 2015. Kevin Psutka, president of the...

Second Cirrus Test Jet Flies
November 26, 2014 Cirrus's SF50 jet program took a major step forward on Tuesday with the first flight of its second certification flight test...

Airline Grounds Caravans After Icing Incident
November 23, 2014 A northern Canadian airline has temporarily grounded its fleet of four Cessna Caravans after one made an emergency landing on...

UAS Operators See FAA Rule Backlash
November 23, 2014 A story in Monday's Wall Street Journal says the FAA's proposed rulemaking on commercial use of unmanned aerial systems will...

Avionics Sales Dip In Third Quarter
November 18, 2014 Avionics sales dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2014 with total sales more than $614 million, according to statistics...

New President At BendixKing
November 18, 2014 Honeywell has appointed a former naval aviator to lead BendixKing and continue "its legacy of delivering innovative, reliable...

MH17 Recovery Begins, Russian Image Debunked
November 16, 2014 Amateur video of the immediate aftermath of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 surfaced over the weekend as Dutch...

Canadian GA Fights Surprise Airport Regs
November 16, 2014 Canadian GA groups are hoping to head off changes to federal law they say would give the Minister of Transport unprecedented...

Australia Eyes Jabiru Restrictions
November 15, 2014 Australia's aviation regulator is proposing significant operating limitations on all aircraft powered by Jabiru engines...

NetJets Starts China Charter Flights
November 11, 2014 NetJets has flown its first paying customer in China. NetJets announced its intention to do business in China years ago and...