SpaceX Launches Delayed Again »

SpaceX Launches Delayed Again

There will be no more rocket launches this year for SpaceX, which announced Wednesday it will not be ready to resume flights on Dec. 16 as the company had intended. The delay marks the second time the California company has had to postpone launch operations as the probe into the Sept. 1 rocket explosion at Cape Canaveral is finalized.

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Pakistani Airliner Crashes Into Mountain, 48 Dead »

Pakistani Airliner Crashes Into Mountain, 48 Dead

A Pakistan International Airlines turboprop crashed Wednesday in the country’s northern region, killing all 48 people on board. News reports say there was a fiery explosion as the ATR-42 crashed following a possible engine-related emergency. The airliner was carrying 42 passengers, five crew members and a ground engineer when it crashed in mountainous terrain north of the flight’s destination to Islamabad.

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Astronaut, WWII Veteran John Glenn Hospitalized »

Astronaut, WWII Veteran John Glenn Hospitalized

Former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn is in a Columbus, Ohio, hospital with an undisclosed illness. Glenn, 95, was the first American to orbit the Earth and the last surviving member of the original astronauts in the Mercury program. He was admitted to James Cancer Hospital more than a week ago, and a family spokesman said his prognosis is unknown.

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FAA Revokes Maintenance School Certification »

The Atlanta Technical College, in Atlanta, Georgia, is no longer certified to offer aviation maintenance technician training, the FAA said this week. The FAA issued an emergency order alleging that... More

United To Charge For Overhead Space »

As airlines continue to unbundle what's covered by a basic fare, United Airlines announced this week that it will begin charging for the use of overhead space in its cabins. While discount airlines... More

Electric Extra Sets Climb Record »

Famed aerobatic pilot and aircraft designer Walter Extra has set a new FAI record for time to climb in an electric airplane. According to Extra and Siemens, the manufacturer of the motor used in... More

Colombia Crash Investigation Continues »

Civil aviation authorities in Brazil have suspended the operating certificate of LaMia airlines, which operated the charter aircraft that crashed in Colombia last week, killing 71 of the 77 people... More

FAA Updates Icing Training Video »

With winter on the way for much of the U.S., the FAA has released a new training video about the dangers of ice-induced stalls. “Much has occurred since NASA's original 1998 ice-contaminated... More

Trump Threatens To Cancel Air Force One Contract »

President-elect Donald Trump said in a tweet Tuesday morning that Boeing’s costs for the next Air Force One, now in development, are “out of control,” and added, “Cancel... More

German Gyro Now FAA Type Certified »

U.S. pilots now can buy a factory-built FAA-type-certified autogyro for the first time “probably in at least 60 years,” Bob Snyder, program manager at AutoGyroUSA, told AVweb on Monday.... More

Severe Turbulence Diverts Qatar Flight »

An unknown number of passengers and crew were injured when a Qatar Airways Boeing 777 flying from Washington to Doha hit severe turbulence and made an emergency landing in the Azores. More

 

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Buying a Used Homebuilt

Buying a Used Homebuilt »

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Short Final »

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Report Demonstrates Contributions of NATA Members At KVNY

A newly released report, commissioned by the Los Angeles World Airports and conducted by Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), concludes the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) contributes two billion dollars to the local economy and supports more than 10,000 jobs.

CAP Celebrates 75th Anniversary At National WWII Museum

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members from across the state of Louisiana gathered at The National WWII Museum for a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the organization's founding.

Tecnam Introduces Upgraded P2002 Sierra

Tecnam has today introduced a substantially updated and improved Mark 2 version of the company's popular P2002 Sierra.