Russ Niles

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ADS-B, TCAS 'Unreliable' In Southeast In September
September 1, 2015 ADS-B and TCAS will be disrupted during the whole month of September according to a NOTAM covering the U.S. Southeast. The FAA...

Champagne Cork Grounds easyJet Flight
August 30, 2015 The champagne was flowing but so was the oxygen and that meant an easyJet flight from Gatwick to Turkey spent seven hours on...

Cat Dispute Scrambles Fighters, Forces Airliner Diversion
August 29, 2015 While two F-16s waited outside, it was actually a cat-deprived "European model" that managed to bring down a Boeing 767 for an...

Airshow Plane Comes Apart, Pilot Killed
August 28, 2015 An airshow pilot was killed during practice for the New York Air Show on Friday after the tail separated from the aircraft....

Goyer Out As Flying Magazine Editor
August 28, 2015 Former Flying Magazine Editor-in-Chief Robert Goyer has announced he is no longer with the magazine and that it was not his...

Vintage Jet Aerobatics Restricted In U.K.
August 25, 2015 Vintage jets have been banned from performing aerobatics over land and all Hawker Hunter fighters have been temporarily...

Cirrus Jet Project Gets Type Inspection Authorization
August 25, 2015 The last project standing in what was once a crowded field of proposed single-engine personal jets hit a milestone Tuesday...

Video: Kitplanes Editor Paul Dye on Homebuilts
August 24, 2015 Kitplanes magazine editor Paul Dye is a former NASA flight director, but he's also a passionate homebuilder, currently working...

Pilot Dies After Swiss Airshow Collision
August 23, 2015 A midair collision at an airshow in Switzerland Sunday killed one of the pilots involved. According to initial news reports...

Southwest Pilot's Wave Inspires Boy
August 23, 2015 Five-year-old Hudson Hughes was the classic kid at the airport fence in July when a Southwest Airlines captain made his effort...