Norwegian Offers $65 Fares To U.K. »

Norwegian Offers $65 Fares To U.K.

Controversial budget carrier Norwegian Air will launch transatlantic service with its new Boeing 737MAX aircraft this summer with promotional one-way fares as low as $65 from secondary airports in the U.S. Northeast to airports in Ireland and Scotland.

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Flybe Dash-8 Gear Collapses At Schipol »

Flybe Dash-8 Gear Collapses At Schipol

A Flybe Dash-8 suffered a gear collapse Thursday at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport as a major storm battered western Europe. There were no injuries but the airplane is badly damaged.The so-called weather bomb has hit the U.K. and the continent with winds of up to 100 mph and they were reportedly blowing at 30-40 mph when the Flybe flight made its landing attempt.

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Alleged Drone Sightings on the Rise »

Alleged Drone Sightings on the Rise

Pilots continue to report increasing numbers of suspected in-flight sightings of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) to air traffic control, says data released Thursday by the FAA. Pilots reported 1,274 sightings of sUAS in areas where those systems are not authorized to operate for the February 2016 through September 2016 reporting period. Those figures are up from 874 for the same period in 2016—an increase of more than 45%.

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ATR Opens Turboprop Training Facility In Miami »

A new training and simulation center for the ATR -600 series of twin turbopropeller commuter aircraft was opened to customers in Florida this week, the company announced on Tuesday. The new ATR... More

Van’s Aircraft Lawsuit Dismissed »

A $35 million lawsuit filed against Van’s Aircraft, characterized by Van’s as an attack on the kitplane industry as a whole, was settled by the parties late last year. In a press release... More

Video Of Ford's Taxiway Landing Emerges »

Surveillance video of Harrison Ford’s miscue at John Wayne International Airport in California last week shows the Husky he was flying clear an American Airlines Boeing 737 by about 50 feet. More

Spring Events Lure Pilots Nationwide »

Nature-loving pilots in search of an excuse to go flying have a new option thanks to the Recreational Aviation Foundation, which is offering a new fly-in to a wilderness site in Havana, Illinois,... More

“Hoverbike” Completes Demo Flight »

A team of Russian engineers working in San Francisco as Hoversurf have posted a video online showing an indoor flight test with their “hoverbike” design. The vehicle is powered by... More

AOPA Opens Up To Drone Pilots »

Consumer drones have attracted millions of users, and created a conundrum for general aviation — are they friend or foe? On the one hand, many pilots have embraced the technology and enjoy it;... More

 

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Abort! Abort! Abort!

Abort! Abort! Abort! »

Aborting a takeoff isn't a failure on the part of the pilot; it's a pilot showing the right stuff by recognizing the wrong stuff and taking action to keep people alive. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

On a recent trip to visit my Inlaws, I was passing by an airport on my way when I heard this exchange ... Cessna1234: Tower, Cessna 1234 is ready for takeoff ... Tower: Cessna 1234 you are cleared for takeoff Runway 24. Say direction of flight ... Cessna 1234: Cleared for takeoff Runway 24, Direction of Flight ... Tower: Which way are you heading? ... Cessna 1234: Oh! Heading southeast ... Karl Vogelheim More

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