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ADS-B is now installed nationwide, the FAA said on Monday, although services won't be available at all air traffic facilities until 2019. "The installation of this radio network clears the way for air traffic controllers to begin using ADS-B to separate equipped aircraft nationwide," said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta in a statement. "It will also provide pilots flying aircraft equipped with the proper avionics with traffic information, weather data and other flight information." Of the 230 air traffic facilities across the country, 100 are currently using ADS-B to separate traffic, according to the FAA. Read More
Even though the rules aren't published yet, streamlined cert is already being embraced. Read More
In the U.S. we know it as Part 23, but the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is concerned with revisions to the rest of the world knows as CS-23. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli caught up with Greg Bowles form GAMA at Aero in Friedrichshafen to get the lowdown on changes to the rule and what they may mean for aircraft manufacturers like Flight Design. Read More
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Textron Aviation doesn't agree but AOPA apparently thinks the Cessna 152 may be the trainer of the future and it has embarked on a "non-profit" project to see if it's right. AOPA Monday confirmed widespread rumors that it's refurbishing "several" 152s (we've heard three) by an undisclosed shop to see if affordable training aircraft can be pulled from the existing fleet and presumably have at least some of the modern bells and whistles available in modern aircraft. Read More
Police in Springfield, Ohio, said a drone operator who was shooting video of a car crash on Saturday refused to give way to an approaching medical helicopter, and arrested him on a felony charge of obstructing official business. Authorities said firefighters and a sheriff's deputy both asked Kele Stanley to stop flying the drone because the helicopter was coming and he refused, according to The Associated Press. Stanley denies the charges and said he would have landed immediately if he knew the helicopter was en route. Read More
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Gulfstream set the tone for the Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition Tuesday with the formal announcement of a $3 billion, 60-plane deal to supply G280, G450, G550 and G650 aircraft to Minsheng Financial Leasing. Read More
Greater China's business aviation fleet almost doubled to 371 aircraft from 2011 to 2013 but even that world-leading growth rate has been severely hampered by government and regulatory roadblocks, according to a leading Asian aviation company. Read More
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At Aero 2014 in Friedrichshafen, the big new is Piper's introduction of the new Archer DX, its first diesel-powered aircraft. The engine uses Continental's Centurion 2.0S. In this overview of the show, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli and Thomas Borchert from the German fliegermagazin give an overview of the show. Read More
At Aero 2014 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Piper introduced its first diesel, the Continental Centurion-powered Archer DX. AVweb talked to Piper CEO Simon Caldecott and Continental's Rhett Ross about the new DX. Read More
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At Aero 2014 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, the Italian company Vulcanair announced a new model called the V1.0 that's meant to be positioned between light sport aircraft and the Cessna 172. At a $250,000 projected price, it's far less expensive than the Skyhawk. Vulcanair's Remo De Feo gave AVweb a briefing on the new model. Read More
At Aero 2014 in Friedrichshafen, the Italian manufacturer Tecnam introduced a new aircraft model equipped specifically for disabled pilots. The company's Fabio Russo gave AVweb a peek at the airplane. Read More
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At Aero 2014, a German company called E-volo drew lots of attention with its unique Volocopter, a multiple rotor electric helicopter design that flew unmanned last fall. The next step is to improve battery capacity and perhaps design a hybrid version. Read More
Yeah, Aero is way different than AirVenture or Sun 'n Fun, and that alone makes it worth attending at least once. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli takes a humorous look at how you know you're in Friedrichshafen and not Oshkosh. Read More
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European pilots will be able to download the popular Garmin Pilot app by the end of May. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli filed this report with Garmin's Jessica Koss from Aero Friedrichshafen. Read More
The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind. AVweb's Paul Bertorelli spoke with GAMA President Pete Bunce at Aero Friedrichshafen. Read More
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Continental Motors' Rhett Ross isn't ready to commit to an all-diesel future, but the presence of the company's powerful new Centurion 2.0S at their Aero display is an unmistakable sign of the rise of diesel engines. Paul Bertorelli spoke with Ross in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Read More
After a couple of years of tweaking training, Cirrus says the fatal accident rate for its models is now below the average for all of GA. Travis Klumb brings AVweb up to speed on the numbers. Read More
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