The U.S. has pledged to supply an "armed Cessna and other support aircraft" to help Lebanon counter the threat from ISIL extremists. David Hale, the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon confirmed the deal in a statement released after a meeting with Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam. More
Just as the economy was recovering, a geopolitical crisis has replaced it as a threat to the European business jet industry. The U.S. and other countries have imposed sanctions on wealthy Russians... More
A Russian inventor has come up with a new twist on unmanned aerial systems, one that might offer a legal way around the virtual ban on their commercial use in the U.S. Sergei Lupashin's Fotokite... More
As U.S. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or drone) developers, manufacturers and potential users are howling at or suing the FAA for its ongoing refusal to allow commercial UAV operations, commercial... More
AVweb's weekly sampling of what's new in aviation this week uncovered a kneeboard of uncommon versatility, a trade-up program from iFlightPlanner, a new line of aircraft circuit breaker lockouts... More
Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets collided over the Western Pacific Friday, resulting in the loss of both jetsone pilot has been rescued. More
The third Boeing 787 Dreamliner built is being loaned to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Extensively modified as Boeing went through the certification process, the airplane was used by Boeing to... More
All three on board walked away with minor injuries after two aircraft -- an ultralight and a glider -- collided in midair on Sunday afternoon near Rheinland-Pfalz airfield in Winningen, Germany.... More
AVweb's regular perusal of SocialFlight found enough excitement for any aviation junkie this weekendfrom the Reno Air Races through Wings and Wheels events to a breakfast tradition that has... More
Refurb of the Month:
Grumman's Sporty Tiger was once a popular step-up airplane and it's as capable as it ever was. It's also an ideal candidate for full restoration. More
Sure, we know what maneuvering speed is, we learned it in private pilot ground school. It turns out that we were rather badly mislead. More
True story: During my first visit to AirVenture, known as "Oshkosh," around 1996, I brought my hand held radio to listen to the tower. ... I heard a guy ask one question: "Tower, can you tell me where the traffic is?" ... Tower responded: "Sir, their is traffic in front of you, behind you, to your left, to your right and above you. There probably is traffic below you. Just be real careful out there." ... I turned off my radio, as I had heard it all. -- Matthew Bunch More
Sometimes I feel as if Lockheed-Martin Flight Services is the Rodney Dangerfield of aviationno matter how sophisticated, cool and user-friendly its weather briefing and flight safety services become, pilots don't seem to be paying attention.... More
Peerless Electronics is now distributing the full line of Master Lock Aviation Safety Products. ûThe key/new featured products are aircraft circuit breaker lockout/ tagouts.ûû
Brad Busse, President of Busse Ventures LLC, has joined the Board of Directors of Bye Aerospace, Inc.
Pilots may now trade-in their existing flight planning subscription, trade-up to iFlightPlanner and have the time remaining on it added to their new iFlightPlanner Premium or Premium Plus membership!
The secret to mounting an external video camera to an aircraft is to just not do anything stupid. More
Jack Fleetwood of Round Rock, TX leads the flight line in our latest edition of reader-submitted photos. Click through for more reader photography.