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
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
A cockpit design that made it possible for one human error to result in a catastrophic crash was mainly to blame for the destruction of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo last October, which resulted... More
A Russian helicopter pilot on a solo trip around the world was rescued on Monday morning after spending more than 30 hours alone on an ice floe after ditching his Robinson R22 helicopter about... More
Airbus recently debuted its Bluecopter technology demonstrator, with a public demo at its facility in Donauworth, Germany. The aircraft already has logged more than 28 hours, testing out new... More
Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank made some progress in Washington over the weekend, winning support from a Senate vote in a rare Sunday session. The General Aviation Manufacturers... More
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
Honda Aircraft Company now is expanding its sales network to South America, the company announced this week at EAA AirVenture. Sales will begin in Brazil, and the jet will make its South American... More
"We had nearly perfect weather," EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said in his closing news conference at AirVenture on Sunday, "and it really felt like we're getting back to our culture -- that's what... 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
For many pilots, the first realization that the bellies of their airplanes are becoming hazardous waste sites is when ATC advises that their transponders are intermittent. Investigation reveals a layer of goo on the belly antennas, doing its best... More
Maintaining your IFR currency isn't that hard. Just fly and log in actual or simulated conditions six instrument approaches, "holding procedures and tasks" and "intercepting and tracking" electronic courses within the preceding six months, and... More
No doubt about it, Red Sox fans, Boston loves baseball! And here's a NOTAM to prove it: ... !FDC 5/2196 BOS STAR GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL, BOSTON, MA / QUABN THREE ARRIVAL... / ALL TRANSITIONS, ATC MAY ASSIGN HOLDING AT ONDEC (ON-DECK)... More
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.
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. û
NexAir Avionics today launched its new website designed around the avionics and technology education needs of today's general aviation pilot.
A look at the numbers reveals how truly absurd arguments against killing the medical requirement really are--especially ALPA's last-minute opposition. 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.