Rick Durden

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Bradshaw BuildAPlane Center Opens at Flabob Airport
July 23, 2014 Build A Plane has joined with the Thomas Wathen Center in Riverside, California, to create a permanent facility that allows...

Teen Pilot Dies on Around-World Attempt
July 23, 2014 The body of Indiana teenage pilot, Haris Suleman, who was attempting to fly around the world with his father was found off the...

SocialFlight: Providing More Reasons to Fly
July 20, 2014 Two years ago at EAA's AirVenture, the SocialFlight app was born. Jeff Simon created an app that would run on the Web, any...

Santa Monica Airport Issue Makes Ballot
July 18, 2014 The committee for Santa Monicans For Open and Honest Development Decisions has received informal notification that a ballot...

Airbus: Airliners May Be Too Comfortable
July 18, 2014 Airbus has filed a patent application for a bicycle-style seat that allows passengers to ride their airliners in semi-standing...

FAA Drone Warnings Not Legally Binding
July 18, 2014 A federal court of appeals has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration's informal letters and emails ordering some...

Diamond Aircraft Moving Forward With Turboprop
July 17, 2014 Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft is moving forward with development of its Dart 450, a new single-engined turboprop for...

Flight Sharing Startup Seeks FAA Approval
July 16, 2014 With the FAA reportedly scrutinizing apps and websites that have sprung up to match general aviation pilots and potential...

Major Av Business Deals at Farnborough
July 16, 2014 As Britainís Farnborough Airshow gets underway, aircraft and engine manufacturers as well as suppliers are announcing...

Amazon Petitions FAA To Permit Drone Testing
July 11, 2014 On July 9, 2014, Amazon Prime Air petitioned the FAA for an exemption to allow private research and development flight testing...