FAA Criminalizes UAS Ops At Stadiums

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 Web site, 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

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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... 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 Nikumaroru Atoll in the south Pacific is from the... 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

Aeromobil Unveils Version 3.0 Of Flying Car »

Aeromobil officials unveiled the latest version of their flying-car design on Wednesday morning, at a technical fair in Vienna, Austria. The company says this version "incorporates significant... More

ADS-B Summit: 'Irreparable Harm' Seen »

Aviation groups are warning that the FAA's inflexible requirement for ADS-B equipage by 2020 could force an exodus from general aviation. In statements issued as the FAA hosted a "call to action... More



Used Aircraft Guide: Piper Saratoga and Lance

Used Aircraft Guide: Piper Saratoga and Lance »

All airplanes are compromises. Since most of us lack an unlimited budget, we're often forced to choose between going fast in a relatively small cockpit or dragging around a larger cabin more slowly. The Lance/Saratoga series are big cabin birds... More


It Wasn't Remarkable

It Wasn't Remarkable »

The aircraft involved was a 1973 Cessna T210L. It had a current annual inspection, was ADS-B compliant, had a GPS approved for IFR operations and the database for the avionics was found to be current. The aircraft was not approved for flight into... More

Short Final:

Short Final

Short Final »

Heard on Columbus Approach Control on Sunday, October 19. This approach controller maintained standard phraseology -- twice -- then decided to just try plain English, which worked perfectly! ... Approach: "N1234, Say on-course heading." ... Pilot:... More


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Piper Seminole Approved For Garmin GFC700

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received Type Certificate change approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to incorporate the Garmin GFC700 flight control system in the Garmin G1000-equipped twin-engine Seminole aircraft.

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EAA Announces Staff Additions

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced a number of staff additions at its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.