Video Captures Apparent Spin Accident »

Video Captures Apparent Spin Accident

With cameras everywhere these days, it was no surprise that one recorded dramatic video of a single-engine airplane crashing into a house in East Haddam, Connecticut, on Saturday, badly injuring the pilot. The airplane, which hasn’t yet been identified, had just taken off from Goodspeed Airport on the bank of the Connecticut River, 25 miles southeast of Hartford.

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EPA Says Airline Emissions “A Threat To Human Health” »

EPA Says Airline Emissions “A Threat To Human Health”

Small piston aircraft were exempted from today’s “endangerment finding” issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but the finding means new regulations will be forthcoming to target greenhouse-gas emissions from many jet engines, the agency said. “Aircraft are the third largest contributor to GHG emissions in the U.S. transportation sector, and these emissions are expected to increase in the future,” said Janet McCabe, EPA’s acting assistant administrator for air and radiation.

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Video From AirVenture 2016

AVweb is covering AirVenture 2016 all week. Look for new videos in this space several times a day.

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Cessna Unveils “Denali” Turboprop Mockup »

Textron introduced a mockup of its all-new Cessna single-engine turbroprop today at EAA AirVenture, and also announced that the model has been named “Denali.” The name captures the new... More

ForeFlight Rolls Out Improved Maps In Version 8 »

Today ForeFlight announced ForeFlight 8, an update to the popular IOS app that CEO Tyson Weihs says, “Might be our biggest release since 2011.” That year marked ForeFlight's first release... More

Aircraft Crashes Inbound to OSH »

A pilot was injured after an aircraft crashed while landing at Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport this evening. The unidentified aircraft was landing on Runway 36 about 6 p.m. but crashed... More

Third Class Exemption: Still Many Questions »

The recent passage of the Third Class medical exemption was cause for cheering in the GA industry, but for some pilots, the actual effect of the legislation remains cloudy at best. “The law is... More

EAA AirVenture 2016 Ready For Launch »

A blast of thunder and downpours greeted early arrivals in Oshkosh on Sunday morning, as last-minute preparations got nailed down for the official opening day of EAA AirVenture on Monday. The show... More

Rans Debuts All-Metal Design »

Rans Aircraft has its latest new kit airplane design on static display at EAA AirVenture this week, the S-21 Outbound, featuring a 180-hp Titan engine and STOL capability. “This is exciting... More

Pilot Proficiency Center Expands, Warhawk Sim Debuts »

One of the most popular sites at EAA AirVenture in recent years has been the Pilot Proficiency Center, which keeps adding new features to help pilots stay current and learn new skills. This year,... More

 

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Growing Up Oshkosh

Growing Up Oshkosh »

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

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Error Chain: Triple Whammy

Error Chain: Triple Whammy »

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

Short Final:

Short Final »

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

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Duncan Aviation To Expand Provo, Utah, Location

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's New Test Facility Ready for Rotorcraft Engines

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.

GlobalParts.aero, Interceptor Aviation Launch Meyers 200 Air Racing Team

GlobalParts.aero and Interceptor Aviation Inc. have created the Meyers 200 Air Racing Team and are encouraging existing Meyers 200 aircraft owners and operators to participate in the upcoming Air Venture Cup Air Race.