New Photo Of Mystery Plane Emerges

New Photo Of Mystery Plane Emerges »

A somewhat clearer photo of a so-far unidentified aircraft has emerged, this time from Wichita and it shows a little more detail of the delta-shaped flying wing. The photo was taken by Jeff Templin in February, a few weeks before two photographers in Amarillo, Texas got images of what may be the same type of aircraft More

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AirVenture 2014 NOTAM Now Available »

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for the Experimental Aircraft... More

Mystery N-Registered Bizjet in Iran »

Despite strict economic sanctions in place against Iran, a U.S.-registered Bombardier Challenger, N604EP, was spotted on the ramp at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran earlier this week. Who is traveling... More

Laid-Back CNN MH370 Expert Fired »

A Canadian flight instructor who has been one of CNN's go-to experts in its exhaustive coverage of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 has been fired at least in part because of... More

Scholarships Awarded to Women in Transportation Studies »

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2014. Each of the winners... More

New This Week »

Our weekly survey of aviation news turned up an announcement of certification of the newest Airbus Helicopter, tighter rules regarding helicopter ambulance operators, an NTSB seminar on loss of... More

Skiing Via Airplane In Alaska »

Being towed behind a Husky while skiing on a snowfield in the Alaska Range may not be on everyone's bucket list, but it was on Reese Hanneman's, and he has now posted a video of himself doing it.... More

Embraer Delivers 34 Jets in Q1 »

Embraer reports that during the first quarter of 2014 it delivered 14 jets to the commercial aviation market and 20 to the business aviation market, for a total of 34 aircraft, compared to 29... More

Lost Southwest Pilots' Fate Determined »

Southwest Airlines has completed its investigation into an incident in January when a 737 crew landed at the wrong airport, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. The captain is now back at work and... More

 

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Used Aircraft Guide: Cessna 206

Used Aircraft Guide: Cessna 206 »

Known for its ability to carry heavy loads in and out of tight spots, Cessna's 206/Stationair is also a rock-solid instrument platform. More

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AVmail: April 14, 2014 »

AME Larry W. James writes: "I find it very interesting that AOPA is planning to refurbish three Cessna 152s looking for a price point of $85,000. Also, the comments about the 1,320-pound gross weight limit for LSA being a problem in the U.S. for flight schools. Both of these concerns lead me to believe, as others do, that the LSA regulation should have a gross weight of around 2,000 pounds. This would take in a lot of very reasonable two-seat airplanes. Along with this, rather than... More

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Engine Fires

Engine Fires »

I still have my airplane today. I'm very lucky. After the most recent annual inspection was completed, my aircraft's induction system caught fire. I found I was woefully unprepared for such an event. If I was unprepared, you probably are, too. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

Years ago, working in the Delta radio shop, I had a VHF receiver tuned to an ATL tower frequency. Tower had an Eastern DC-9 go around twice. The second time, the DC-9 responded: "We can do this all afternoon if you like, but in a little while we are going to have to land and refuel." -- Lewis Linson, via e-mail More

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New DESSER Aero Classic 8.50-6 4 Ply Smooth Tundra Tire Available

Desser Tire & Rubber Company has just introduced its new line of ultimate backcountry Tundra tires. The first iteration in a series of new tire releases is the Aero Classic LSA/Experimental 8.50-6 4 ply rating smooth tire.

Airbus Helicopters' new EC145 T2 is certified: Deliveries of mission- ready rotorcraft to begin in the third quarter

Donauwörth, Germany, 17 April, 2014 - The newest member of Airbus Helicopters' proven EC145 rotorcraft family - the EC145 T2 - has been certified, clearing the way for customer deliveries beginning in the third quarter of this year. Issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the certification covers the full range of capabilities, including single-pilot and instrument flight rules (IFR) and single engine operations (Cat.A/VTOL), along with night vision goggle capability.

NTSB TO HOLD SAFETY SEMINAR ON PREVENTING AERODYNAMIC STALLS AND LOSS OF CONTROL ACCIDENTS

The National Transportation Safety Board is presenting a seminar highlighting the lessons learned from the NTSB's investigations of general aviation accidents involving aerodynamic stalls and loss of control.