Air Canada Landing Accident (Updated)

Air Canada Landing Accident (Updated) »

Authorities at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport reported early Sunday morning that about 20 people were injured when an Air Canada Airbus A320 landed hard and skidded off a snowy runway just after midnight. The injuries weren't believed to be life threatening. The flight had departed from Toronto with 133 passengers and five crew aboard, authorities said early Sunday morning. More

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Air Canada Airbus Landed Prematurely »

The Air Canada A320 that crash landed at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport early Sunday touched down about 1,000 feet before the runway threshold and hit an antenna array before tearing off... More

LSA Earthrounder Killed In Ecuador »

A 62-year-old Swiss adventurer who was attempting to fly around the world in an LSA-sized aircraft died Saturday in an accident in Ecuador. Eric Guilloud's Aerospool WT9 Dynamic aircraft hit a... More

Ex-Pilot Sues JetBlue Over Midair Meltdown »

A former JetBlue pilot who had a midair meltdown in 2012 that forced the flight to divert has sued the airline for $14.9 million, claiming he should have been grounded, Reuters reported Friday. In... More

HondaJet Nears Final Type Certification »

The HondaJet has received provisional type certification from the FAA, Honda Aircraft announced Friday. Honda has four HA-420 jets in its test fleet with more than 2500 hours to date and is... More

AOPA Releases Aircraft Transition Course »

The AOPA Air Safety Institute released a new online course Friday designed to help pilots transition into unfamiliar aircraft. "Transitioning to Other Airplanes" offers factors to consider when... More

New This Week »

AVweb's search of aviation news worldwide found a new online service for finding engine overhaul shops, a new flight training program for Global Aerospace customers, an LCD cockpit retrofit from... More

Airliners To Require Two Crew Members In Cockpits »

Airlines around the world said Thursday they'll start requiring two crew members in the cockpit at all times. The change comes after details emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525... More



Rust Never Sleeps

Rust Never Sleeps »

As the average GA fleet age goes well into the 30s, it's time for a voluntary, on-going program of corrosion inspections. More


Your Refurb: New Paint

Your Refurb: New Paint »

While it may be a shallow measuring gauge, the most popular indicator of the success of an aircraft refurb is the paint job. A good one can be used to disguise many ills while a bad one can overwhelm the perfection of the new leather interior and... More

Short Final:

Short Final »

ORD TRACON was pretty busy last night, so we had to wait to check in for a couple of minutes. Just ahead of us, we heard TRACON issue an airliner a warning about an unauthorized laser illumination event: ... TRACON: "Airline XXX, unauthorized laser illumination event at 0035Z, ten miles west of PWK, reported at 7,000 feet -- a green laser." ... Airliner XXX: "Roger. Airline XXX. We'll be -- [short pause] -- not looking." -- Chris Lawson More


Press Releases

Bill Harrelson to Speak at LOBO AirVenture Banquet

LOBO member, and polar circumnavigation world record holder, Bill Harrelson will be the featured speaker at this year's LOBO AirVenture Banquet, scheduled for July 23, at the Best Western Premiere Waterfront in Oshkosh.

Thomas Global Systems Releases LCD Retrofit For Aircraft

Thomas Global Systems, a leader in the design, production and support of avionic display systems technology, launches the new LCD TFD-8601 cockpit retrofit solution for regional and corporate aircraft. This new innovation is a true plug-and-play LCD replacement for Rockwell Collins' EFD-86 CRT unit on a range of regional and corporate aircraft including SAAB 340, Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia, Beechcraft King Air, Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream, Hawker and Learjet.

Global Aerospace Announces 2015 Loss-of-Control-In-Flight Program

Global Aerospace, Inc., a leading provider of aerospace insurance, is pleased to announce the 2015 Loss of Control In-Flight (LOC-1) training program provided by SM4 safety program partner Calspan Corporation. All Global Aerospace customers who are interested in enhancing their current training curriculum to include Calspan's Advanced Maneuvering & Upset Recovery Training (AM-URT) course will now be eligible.