'Armed Cessnas' To Lebanon

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The U.S. has pledged to supply an "armed Cessna and other support aircraft" to help Lebanon counter the threat from ISIL extremists. David Hale, the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon confirmed the deal in a statement released after a meeting with Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam. More

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Sanctions Hurt European Bizjet Industry »

Just as the economy was recovering, a geopolitical crisis has replaced it as a threat to the European business jet industry. The U.S. and other countries have imposed sanctions on wealthy Russians... More

Tethered UAS Debuts »

A Russian inventor has come up with a new twist on unmanned aerial systems, one that might offer a legal way around the virtual ban on their commercial use in the U.S. Sergei Lupashin's Fotokite... More

FAA Fiddles While Canadian Drones Earn »

As U.S. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or drone) developers, manufacturers and potential users are howling at or suing the FAA for its ongoing refusal to allow commercial UAV operations, commercial... More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly sampling of what's new in aviation this week uncovered a kneeboard of uncommon versatility, a trade-up program from iFlightPlanner, a new line of aircraft circuit breaker lockouts... More

Two U.S. Fighters Down In The Pacific »

Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets collided over the Western Pacific Friday, resulting in the loss of both jets—one pilot has been rescued. More

Boeing Donates 787 Dreamliner To Museum of Flight »

The third Boeing 787 Dreamliner built is being loaned to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Extensively modified as Boeing went through the certification process, the airplane was used by Boeing to... More

Two Airplanes Collide, One Chute Saves Both »

All three on board walked away with minor injuries after two aircraft -- an ultralight and a glider -- collided in midair on Sunday afternoon near Rheinland-Pfalz airfield in Winningen, Germany.... More

The Weekender: High Speeds and Fly-Ins »

AVweb's regular perusal of SocialFlight found enough excitement for any aviation junkie this weekend—from the Reno Air Races through Wings and Wheels events to a breakfast tradition that has... More



The Risks of Maneuvering Speed Myths

The Risks of Maneuvering Speed Myths »

Sure, we know what maneuvering speed is, we learned it in private pilot ground school. It turns out that we were rather badly mislead. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

True story: During my first visit to AirVenture, known as "Oshkosh," around 1996, I brought my hand held radio to listen to the tower. ... I heard a guy ask one question: "Tower, can you tell me where the traffic is?" ... Tower responded: "Sir, their is traffic in front of you, behind you, to your left, to your right and above you. There probably is traffic below you. Just be real careful out there." ... I turned off my radio, as I had heard it all. -- Matthew Bunch More


Lockheed-Martin: User-Friendly Pilot Services

Lockheed-Martin: User-Friendly Pilot Services »

Sometimes I feel as if Lockheed-Martin Flight Services is the Rodney Dangerfield of aviation—no matter how sophisticated, cool and user-friendly its weather briefing and flight safety services become, pilots don't seem to be paying attention.... More


Press Releases

Peerless Online Store Now Features Master Lock Aircraft Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Systems

Peerless Electronics is now distributing the full line of Master Lock Aviation Safety Products. The key/new featured products are aircraft circuit breaker lockout/ tagouts.

Brad Busse Joins Bye Aerospace Board of Directors

Brad Busse, President of Busse Ventures LLC, has joined the Board of Directors of Bye Aerospace, Inc.

iFlightPlanner Launches Competitive Trade-Up Program

Pilots may now trade-in their existing flight planning subscription, trade-up to iFlightPlanner and have the time remaining on it added to their new iFlightPlanner Premium or Premium Plus membership!