Russ Niles

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11 Killed In NATO Fighter Crash
January 26, 2015 Two Greek servicemen and nine others were killed when a Greek Air Force F-16 crashed on takeoff at an air base in Spain that...

Private Aircraft Still Blocked From Cuba
January 25, 2015 Those dreaming of flying to Cuba in their own aircraft will have to wait for now. Even though the U.S. has liberalized travel...

New Sleep Apnea Rules March 2
January 23, 2015 The FAA will impose new guidance on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to air medical examiners on March 2. The new rules are much...

Transport Minister Says 8501 'Stalled'
January 20, 2015 Indonesia's transport minister told reporters Tuesday that ADS-B data showed AirAsia 8501climbing at a rate of 8,000 feet per...

AOPA Kisses Medical Reform Good-Bye
January 20, 2015 AOPA President Mark Baker didn't help the cause when he wrote a nasty letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx about...

Next SpaceX Recovery Attempt Feb. 8
January 19, 2015 SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says his company will try again next month to recover a booster rocket used to launch a space payload....

Australia Mandates Control Cable Replacement At 15 Years
January 18, 2015 Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued a final rule that will require the full replacement and...

Brawl In 787 Cockpit
January 18, 2015 Air India says it has suspended a pilot and is investigating further after the pilot allegedly brawled with a mechanic in the...

Gun-Toting FAA Inspector Nabbed At La Guardia
January 18, 2015 For the next while, FAA inspectors will have to line up and wait like the rest of us if they want to get to a secure area of...

Sebring Crash Victims Identified
January 16, 2015 Sheriff's deputies have identified two people who died in the crash of an Aero Adventure amphibious LSA near the main runway...