Three members of Osama bin Laden's family, including his half sister, were killed along with their Jordanian pilot when their Embraer Phenom 300 crashed in a runway overrun accident in England. The Phenom was on a flight from Milan to Blackbushe Airport in southern England when it ended up in a car auction yard and caught fire. More
One pilot died and another escaped with serious injuries when a Russian military helicopter crashed during an airshow in Russia on Sunday. The Mi-28N was taking part in a demonstration by the... More
The flaperon found on a beach on French-owned Reunion Island last week has been confirmed as a piece of a Boeing 777 of the same model operated as MH370. Malaysian authorities confirmed Sunday that... More
When George Neal, 96, flew his de Havilland Chipmunk in Canada to qualify as the "world's oldest active pilot" in the Guinness Book of World Records, it wasn't surprising to hear about pilots who... More
General aviation airplane shipments fell 9.1 percent in the first half of this year compared to last year, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association reported Friday. GA rotorcraft shipments... More
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday his social networking company just finished building an unmanned aerial system that can "beam down Internet connectivity from the sky." It's called... More
An airspace system for unmanned aerial vehicles perhaps with flight plans and air traffic control is the topic at a symposium this week hosted by NASA. The agency and the Silicon... More
AVweb's search of aviation news around the world found a new fire-containment product for air crews, a UAV safety campaign from the agricultural aviation industry, a new executive announced by... More
A nine-foot object that appears to be part of a wing flap was found Wednesday on an island in the Indian Ocean, spurring investigators to determine whether it's a piece from the Malaysia Airlines... More
During the annual EAA Legal Advisory Council Board Meeting on July 24, 2015, our special guest Reggie Govan, the recently installed FAA Chief Counsel laid out several changes underway at the FAA that will affect how the FAA conducts enforcement... More
Captain Jim Carney writes: "I'm a retired Northwest Airlines (now Delta) 747-400 captain. I was a member of ALPA for 38 years. The letter ALPA put out against medical is baseless. Due to the fact many ALPA pilots and those representing pilots at other carriers, retired and active, own GA aircraft, I think the leadership opened their big mouth and inserted their foot. All pilots flying GA aircraft need to keep contacting their elected officials. Thanks for the coverage." Click through to read... More
In May 2008 the FAA published five new SAIBs or Suggested Airworthiness Information Bulletins on propeller maintenance. While these bulletins do not carry the weight of an AD, they do come about as a result of discussions with field organizations... More
You're near the end of a lovely flight, but the gear won't come down no matter what you do. Now what? More
Airforms' growing line of FAA PMA'd replacement engine baffles now includes parts for 1976-1980 C210 aircraft. The baffles are eligible for installation on serial numbers 21061040 through 21064135.
Cool City strongly supports industry-proposed changes to FAA certification requirements for single-engine helicopter IFR described in a June 2015 White Paper.
Skanska USA announced today that Dwight Pullen has been hired as senior vice president and director of its Aviation Center of Excellence (COE). He will replace MacAdam Glinn, who moves into a new role as account manager and senior vice president for Skanska's South Florida operations. Pullen will support growing portfolio of aviation pursuits.
A former Shuttle flight director offers perspective on the NTSB's findings in the SpaceShipTwo accident last fall. More
Allen Macbean of American Fork, Utah serves up our latest "Picture of the Week." Click through for a better look and for more breath-taking reader-submitted photos.