House Move May Delay Medical Reform

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It would appear the latest political gambit to reform pilot medical regulations will die Wednesday when the House extends existing funding for highway projects and gets ready to go on summer holiday. CNN reported House Speaker John Boehner told members Tuesday the House would vote on a three-month extension rather than consider a Senate bill that would fund transportation infrastructure projects for at least three years. More

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Hyperdrive, Or Just Hype? »

A rocket-drive theory that was discussed at a scientific meeting this week has the Internet buzzing, but critics say the research is flawed and violates well-established laws of physics. The... More

NTSB Blames "Single-Point Error" In Spaceship Two Crash »

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Helo Pilot Rescued In Arctic »

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Airbus Tests Eco-Tech With Bluecopter »

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GAMA Seeks Export Support In Congress »

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NASA Tests CFIT App At Oshkosh »

NASA beta-tested a GA version of its Automatic Ground-Collision Avoidance System at AirVenture, bringing in a couple dozen volunteer pilots over the week to fly a simulator connected to a cellphone... More

HondaJets Now Selling In South America »

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Pelton: "A Tremendous Week" For EAA AirVenture »

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Belly Degreasers

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Prepping For Your IPC

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First National Aerospace FDI Exposition Announced

The U.S. Department of Commerce is partnering with the Aerospace States Association to host the first-ever National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Exposition on October 26-28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Aero Touring Club de France Orders Sun Flyer

The Aero Touring Club de France (ATCF) has signed a Deposit Agreement with Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) for an early delivery position on a 2-seat "Sun Flyer" solar-electric training system being developed by AEAC.

NexAir Avionics Launches New Web Site

NexAir Avionics today launched its new website designed around the avionics and technology education needs of today's general aviation pilot.