Bin Laden Relatives Die In Phenom Crash

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Three members of Osama bin Laden's family, including his half sister, were killed along with their Jordanian pilot when their Embraer Phenom 300 crashed in a runway overrun accident in England. The Phenom was on a flight from Milan to Blackbushe Airport in southern England when it ended up in a car auction yard and caught fire. More

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Russian Aerobatic Helicopter Crashes »

One pilot died and another escaped with serious injuries when Russian military helicopter crashed during an air show in Russia on Sunday. The Mi-28N was taking part in a demonstration by the... More

Flaperon Confirmed As 777 Part »

The flaperon found on a beach on French-owned Reunion Island last week has been confirmed as a piece of a Boeing 777 of the same model operated as MH370. Malaysian authorities confirmed Sunday that... More

Two More Vie For "Oldest Pilot" Title »

When George Neal, 96, flew his de Havilland Chipmunk in Canada to qualify as the “world’s oldest active pilot” in the Guinness Book of World Records, it wasn’t surprising to... More

GAMA Reports Drop In Aircraft Sales For 2015 »

General aviation airplane shipments fell 9.1 percent in the first half of this year compared to last year, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association reported Friday. GA rotorcraft shipments... More

Facebook Builds UAS That Beams Down Wi-Fi »

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday his social networking company just finished building an unmanned aerial system that can “beam down Internet connectivity from the sky.”... More

NASA, Industry Discuss Future Of UAS Airspace »

An airspace system for unmanned aerial vehicles – perhaps with flight plans and air traffic control – is the topic at a symposium this week hosted by NASA. The agency and the Silicon... More

New This Week »

AVweb's search of aviation news around the world found a new fire-containment product for air crews, a UAV safety campaign from the agricultural aviation industry, a new executive announced by... More

Piece Of MH370? Wing Part Found On Island »

A nine-foot object that appears to be part of a wing flap was found Wednesday on an island in the Indian Ocean, spurring investigators to determine whether it's a piece from the Malaysia Airlines... More



Propeller Care

Propeller Care »

In May 2008 the FAA published five new SAIBs or Suggested Airworthiness Information Bulletins on propeller maintenance. While these bulletins do not carry the weight of an AD, they do come about as a result of discussions with field organizations... More


Belly Degreasers

Belly Degreasers »

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

Short Final:

Short Final

Short Final »

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


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Airforms Inc. Receives New FAA PMA Approval

Airforms' growing line of FAA PMA'd replacement engine baffles now includes parts for 1976-1980 C210 aircraft. The baffles are eligible for installation on serial numbers 21061040 through 21064135.

Cool City Announces Support for Single-Engine IFR Proposal

Cool City strongly supports industry-proposed changes to FAA certification requirements for single-engine helicopter IFR described in a June 2015 White Paper.

Skanska Hires Dwight Pullen to Lead Aviation Center of Excellence

Skanska USA announced today that Dwight Pullen has been hired as senior vice president and director of its Aviation Center of Excellence (COE). He will replace MacAdam Glinn, who moves into a new role as account manager and senior vice president for Skanska's South Florida operations. Pullen will support growing portfolio of aviation pursuits.