FAA Proposes NavWorx AD »

FAA Proposes NavWorx AD

The FAA has proposed an AD that would require the removal of certain NavWorx ADS-B transceivers because it claims the devices might broadcast “unreliable position information to air traffic control and nearby aircraft, resulting in potential aircraft collision.


AOPA Clarifies ADS-B Rebate Process »

AOPA Clarifies ADS-B Rebate Process

The FAA’s rebate program for ADS-B compliance, launched a month ago, had more than 2,000 takers in its first week. The numbers are growing and inevitably, a few questions have emerged from pilots about claiming the $500 rebate, which requires procedures to test fly the aircraft with the newly installed equipment. AOPA has been answering questions from members while clarifying the requirements and pointing aircraft owners to FAA guidelines.


Textron Restructuring »

Textron Restructuring

Textron Inc. says it’s restructuring its Textron Aviation devision in response to a “stubbornly soft” business jet market.


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Aviation Insurance: Some Good News and Blunt Talk

Aviation Insurance: Some Good News and Blunt Talk »

Aviation insurance rates are the lowest they've been in over 50 years. Nevertheless, it's important that you buy the right insurance for the flying you do and the risks you face. More


Briefing the Takeoff

Briefing the Takeoff »

When everything goes as it should, taking off is a nothingburger. When it doesn’t, you need a plan. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

Back in the 70s I was in the pattern at Palamar Airport, along with several other aircraft. One fellow was having issues with his radio ... Tower: ”N1234 turn off your radio." ... After several long seconds ... Tower: OK, turn it back on. John Heiser More


Press Releases

AeroMedOPS New Name For Jet Logistics Air Medical Services

Jet Logistics Inc. has announced a rebranding of the US-based Air Carrier's (14CFR Part 135) medical transport services division under the new trademark of "AeroMedOPS(TM) - Worldwide Air Medical Transport".

Unmanned Safety Institute Accepted As FAASTeam Training Provider

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., announced today that it has been accepted as a "Training Provider" to the FAA Safety Team's (FAASTeam) Program.

RAF Adds Two Board Members

The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF), a Bozeman, Montana chartered nonprofit organization has added two members to its board of directors.