Air Show Plane Comes Apart, Pilot Killed

Air Show Plane Comes Apart, Pilot Killed »

An air show pilot was killed during practice for the New York Air Show on Friday after the tail separated from the aircraft. The aircraft, a Giles 202 owned by air show performer Andrew Wright, crashed in a wooded area. More

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Goyer Out As Flying Magazine Editor »

Former Flying Magazine Editor-in-Chief Robert Goyer has announced he is no longer with the magazine and that it was not his doing. Goyer, who has been the EIC for five years after 15 years as a... More

AOPA Releases Annual Nall Report, Safety Video »

AOPA’s Air Safety Institute released its 24th annual Joseph T. Nall Report this week, including for the first time a review of helicopter accident causes. Overall, accident rates for... More

Bell's Jet Ranger Assembly Plant Opens In Louisiana »

Bell Helicopter's new assembly plant for its upcoming Short Light Single rotorcraft is open in Lafayette, Louisiana, the company announced Thursday. Based at Lafayette's regional airport, the... More

New This Week »

AVweb's search of aviation news around the world found a fuel-price app for jet operators and flight departments, the annual big gathering of the Civil Air Patrol, Zenith Aircraft's upcoming Open... More

The Weekender: Runway Run, Island Airport »

The Weekender will have a hard time choosing what state to fly to, with SocialFlight offering some unique outings. On Saturday, you can experience the fun of landing on a well-maintained 2,600-foot... More

NASA Completes ELT Crash Tests »

NASA's orchestrated crash of a Cessna 172 on Wednesday, the last in a series of impact tests, completed the data-gathering phase of research aimed at improving the performance of ELTs. The agency's... More

Pilots Form Gas-Balloon Club »

Hot-air balloons are common enough in the U.S., but gas balloons, which are popular in Europe, are seldom seen in U.S. skies. A small group of enthusiasts is trying to change that, with the... More



Gettin' Older

Gettin' Older »

Concerns about pilot aging are just as important for the younger pilot as for the more silver-haired among us. The US population is getting grayer, and it's plain to see when looking around any airport, so too is the average pilot. This aging... More


Your Refurb: Aging Gracefully

Your Refurb: Aging Gracefully »

In our series on refurbishing airplanes we've covered what's involved with updating all aspects of your airplane. As a wrap up, we'll look at the situation where you like your airplane as it is, and you want to keep it in good shape so you can... More


Used Aircraft Guide: Mooney Ovation

Used Aircraft Guide: Mooney Ovation »

Mooney aficionados tend to be clustered in the end of the gene pool that has "I want a fast airplane" in the DNA. For years, they flocked to the marque that promised and delivered speed while sipping fuel. Starting with the single-seat Mite, they... More


Well Structured ATC

Well Structured ATC »

In spring 2003, I was halfway through my flight training. My instructor and I were chatting about air traffic control. He'd just visited the local TRACON. From his description, I pictured a dark room filled with the intense chatter of men and... More

Short Final:

Short Final

Short Final »

A NASA T-38 flown by an astronaut was taxiing to the FBO when he turned into a private hangar's parking area. Ground control rerouted him to the FBO, and the pilot thanked him and said: "It is so hard to find your way down here on Earth." -- Gib... More


Press Releases

Eastern Aviation Fuels Expands Shell FBO Locations

Eastern Aviation Fuels is pleased to announce it is now providing fuel to over 500 Shell branded FBOs. The sales team has worked hard to add over thirty branded locations this year. These new FBOs span the country from Oregon to Massachusetts.

UCM Aviation, Tuskegee Airmen Welcome First Redtail Aircraft

The UCM Department of Aviation received its first Redtail aircraft, a new addition to the university's training fleet. The relationship between UCM and the Tuskegee Airmen is strengthened with the joint use of the term Redtail.

JetFuelX Launches Fuel Management Tool

JetFuelX, led by tech innovator and pilot Jason Talley, has announced the launch of a new jet fuel price management tool for aircraft owners and corporate flight departments.