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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

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

The Weekender: Barbecue And Thunderbirds »

Fall is a wonderful time of year to get out and explore the country in your airplane, and this weekend offers some great places to go, courtesy of SocialFlight's free online website and app. More