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Delta Hawk Almost Ready For Production
July 30, 2014 After more than 20 years in development, the Delta Hawk Jet A piston engine is now headed for certification. At a news...

Textron Introduces Diesel 172
July 28, 2014 Textron says its introduction of a factory-equipped diesel option for the 172 Skyhawk reinforces its commitment to providing...

Mahindra Adds Airvan Floats
July 28, 2014 Mahindra Aerospace spent last year learning about the North American market and the result is evident at this year's...

MVP Amphib Adds Versatility
July 27, 2014 A Minnesota company is hoping that versatility and financial accessibility will be the keys to launching a $189,000 amphib LSA...

Derailment Fuselages Shredded, Cubed
July 26, 2014 The Boeing 737 fuselages that tumbled into a river in Montana a few weeks ago are now roughly rectangular bales of scrap metal...

FAA Backtracks On Israel Flight Ban
July 24, 2014 The Jerusalem Post is reporting the FAA has reversed its earlier decision to extended the ban on U.S. flights to Israel and is...

FAA Bars U.S. Airlines From Flying To Israel
July 22, 2014 The FAA ordered U.S. airlines to stop all flights to Tel Aviv until Wednesday afternoon after a rocket launched from the Gaza...

FAA Surveying GA Operators
July 20, 2014 The FAA is conducting its annual General Aviation and Part 135 Activity Survey and those contacted are urged to take the time...

Two Off-Airport Landings In Eight Days
July 20, 2014 A Long Island pilot had his second off-airport landing in a little more than a week last Friday, landing on the same highway...

AOPA Visits Nav Canada On Fact-Finding Trip
July 19, 2014 AOPA says it remains opposed to "any proposal that would add costs for GA users" after President Mark Baker, senior AOPA staff...