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Flying Expo In Palm Springs »

Aircraft filled one of the main streets of Palm Springs, Calif. Thursday as a new aviation show revived a tradition started by AOPA with its Expos and Summits. The Parade of Planes returned to the desert resort city as a prelude to the Flying Aviation Expo, which officially starts Friday. More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly foray into the latest aviation news uncovered news of a new president at MicroAerodynanics, a special aircraft sale by Quicksilver, no delay CFI insurance and staff additions at the EAA. More

'Flying Classroom' Circles The Pacific »

Barrington Irving, leader of the nonprofit group Experience Aviation, is more than halfway through a circum-Pacific flight that is bringing the world into classrooms around the country, as seen from a Hawker 400XP jet. "The reason why we're doing this," Irving said, in a recent interview with AVweb from his hotel room in Darwin, Australia, "is to bring aviation directly into the classroom. … We're very happy with the results we're getting." More

Antares Explosion Video From The Air »

A passenger in a GA airplane caught Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion on video, giving a view of it from the air over the commercial launch facility in Virginia. The unmanned supply rocket exploded Tuesday seconds after liftoff. More

FAA Criminalizes UAS Ops At Stadiums »

The FAA is warning drone operators that overflying sports venues could lead to jail time. In a posting Monday on its TFR website, the FAA states " ... unmanned aircraft and remote controlled aircraft" are prohibited within three nautical miles and 3,000 feet AGL over "any stadium having a seating capacity of 30,000 or more people." More

Hawker Hunter Crashes Near Point Mugu »

A Hawker Hunter owned by Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), a civilian tactical airborne training organization, crashed on approach to Naval Base Ventura County, near Point Mugu, California. More

New Solar-Powered Airplane From Solar Flight »

Solar Flight has released plans for the SunStar, a solar-powered airplane designed to act as an unmanned telecommunications platform, able to remain in flight for months at a time. More

More Evidence Of Amelia Earhart's Fate? »

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) is reporting that it is increasingly confident that a piece of aluminum it found on Nikumaroro Atoll in the south Pacific is from the Lockheed Electra flown by Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan on their ill-fated circumnavigation attempt in 1937. More

Electric Trainer: $5 An Hour Flight »

It's flying a single-place technology demonstrator now, but pledges to show off a prototype two-place trainer by next year. More