Big data is a big thing for airlines, which monitor flights in real time to track maintenance and anomalies. Now the same capability is available for light aircraft, albeit on a reduced scale, in the form of the Canairy Cockpit Monitor sold by Airbly Inc. The company’s Chris VanHorn was showing the gadget at AirVenture 2016.More
The pilot was killed when an F/A-18C fighter jet crashed Thursday night during a training mission in southern California, the Marine Corps has reported. The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center near Twentynine Palms, about 140 miles east of Los Angeles. The pilot, whose name has not been released, was with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, based out of the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar near San Diego.More
The FAA administrator comes to EAA AirVenture just about every summer, and as a rule the main thrust of the current officeholder’s speech is pretty predictable — whoever is in the job will talk about how great GA is and how much they support it, but how hard and slow it is to change any of the rules and regs that frustrate pilots and aircraft owners. This year, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta had the lucky opportunity to tout actual progress the agency has recently made toward giving GA something they dearly want — third-class medical reform — and even more.More
A digital flight-condition indicator called Airball won the top award this week in EAAs new Founders Innovation Prize contest. Airballs creator, Ihab Awad of San Jose, California,... More
Stemmes latest motorglider design, the Twin Voyager S12, was first introduced last year at Aero in Germany, but this week the companys top-of-the-line aircraft makes its U.S. debut at... More
BendixKing says the gas discharge display assemblies for the venerable KX155 navcomm radio has become obsolete, but that has birthed a cosmetic refurbishment program, which also includes an LCD... More
The Commemorative Air Force announced its newest educational outreach program this week at AirVenture 2016 in Oshkosh. The CAF Rise Above: WASP, about Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II,... More
Cessnas TTx four-seat single-engine airplane is now certified by EASA, the company announced this week at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. We are excited to offer the precision and speed of... More
OpenAirplane, which comes as close to a nationwide aircraft rental service as weve seen, continues to expand and at AirVenture 2016 this week, it announced a new service called FlyOtto.... More
Embraers entry-level Phenom 100 business jet has evolved, the company said today at EAA AirVenture, and the new model is now known as the Phenom 100 EV. The EV features a new... More
Having been around for two decades, the four-place Bearhawk EAB is prized for its large payload and STOL capability, and at AirVenture 2016, the company is unveiling the new Bearhawk Bravo. The B... More
A pilot who has attended nearly every EAA AirVenture since she was two months old talks about its influence on her life and the desire to return every year. More
The designer of a wildly popular line of kitplanes describes the events that lead to an engine stoppage and forced landing in his RV-3. More
The following was heard as my wife and I were flying our Mooney over the northern tip of the Great Salt Lake a few days ago and communicating with Salt Lake Center ... Transient aircraft:"Center, do you have time for a question?" ... SL Center:Sure, go ahead." ... Transient aircraft: OK, this is the $65 question. Looking below, we can see a train track, shoreline and a reddish area with what look like waves. What is that all about?" ... Silence for a short while, then a response... More
General Aviation Modifications, Inc. (GAMI) and Tornado Alley Turbo, Inc. (TAT), Ada, OK announce the FAA STC approval for the installation of the new, composite, 3 blade, McCauley "Carbon Black Mac" Propeller on several models of Beechcraft Bonanzas.
Duncan Aviation today announced that the company plans to build a new business aircraft maintenance, modifications and paint complex at its Provo, Utah, location. The expansion will include a large maintenance and modifications center and an innovative paint facility.
Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announced today that its new test facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has been correlated for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW200 series engines and Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engine lines.
EAA got the ball rolling last spring, which caught Garmin's attention. Now there's even more choice. More
Mark Espenant of Ottawa, ON (Canada) takes us on a field trip to the CN Tower in our latest "Picture of the Week." Click through for a closer view and a gander at more photos from AVweb readers.