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 Association has been lobbying for reauthorization of the bank, which expired June 30, saying the bank's loan guarantees help GA manufacturers to close transactions with non-U.S. buyers. 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
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
The new Perlan 2 glider joined the Airbus A350 XWB at EAA AirVenture this week. The pressurized, two-seat glider has been designed to fly up to 90,000 feet, at the edge of space, where it will... More
Ohio State University has received a gift of $10 million to support aviation education and research on campus, the school announced this week at EAA AirVenture. The gift from the Austin E. Knowlton... More
Zenair is now offering a two-week factory-assist program for its CH 750 Cruzer kit aircraft, the company announced this week at EAA AirVenture. Participants in the program will work at the Zenair... 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
NexAir Avionics today launched its new website designed around the avionics and technology education needs of today's general aviation pilot.
Air Bear Tactical Aircraft announces its selection by the State of California's Department of General Services in the 2015 competitive bid process to supply the California Highway Patrol (CHP) with multiple next generation patrol aircraft.
By popular vote of Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) members, Thomas J. Carr and Joan Williams were elected to serve initial three-year terms on the organization's Board of Directors, while current board member David St. George was re-elected.
Good weather, an earlier launch and maybe rising confidence made our week at Oshkosh the busiest in years. 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.