A 56-year-old Florida man been identified as the pilot who died when the P-47 Thunderbolt he was flying went into the Hudson River off Manhattan late Friday. William Gordon was flying the aircraft on a photo flight with two other aircraft promoting the American Airpower Museum’s celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Thunderbolt, which was used extensively by the U.S. Army Air Force in the Second World War.More
As he promised in February, Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster appears intent on trying again to convince his fellow lawmakers to privatize air traffic control in the U.S.More
A Korean Air jet aborted takeoff after its left engine caught fire at Tokyo’s main airport around midday on Friday. The Boeing 777, bound for Seoul, was carrying 319 passengers and crew members, according to a Reuters report.More
Two Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets crashed off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Thursday. The four crew members escaped with minor injuries. A Coast Guard helicopter pulled two of the crew... More
AVwebs review of aviation news around the world found announcements from ACSS, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Mecaer Aviation Group and Scotlands Glasgow Prestwick Airport. ACSS, an L-3 and... More
Fly-in procedures for this years EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, are now available, along with additional resources. The FAAs Notice to Airmen for EAAs 64th annual... More
Icon Aircraft has pushed back customer deliveries until at least 2017 and has announced a major revision of its controversial purchase agreement. In a conference call held with invited aviation... More
The holiday weekend has a lot in store on SocialFlight, from campouts, poker runs and plenty of food. A weekend of camping, entertainment and cookouts awaits at Llano Municipal Airport in Texas,... More
The CAFE Foundation has been through big changes over the last year, with new leadership and a new venue for their 10th annual Electric Aircraft Symposium, and program coordinator Yolanka Wulff... More
This might define the term rude awakening for pilots. Various media sources are reporting that two Delta Air Lines pilots commanding a flight from Germany to Kuwait fell asleep at the... More
The next 10 years will be very interesting times for general aviation, says Mark Moore, a researcher at NASAs Langley Research Center, in Virginia. Last week, he gave two talks at the CAFE... More
The NTSB contacts the Air Care Alliance (ACA) and demands that it take action to increase the level of safety of Public Benefit Flying and Volunteer Pilot Organizationsthe ACA does so and the NTSB says, Well Done. More
How to execute an IFR clearance that transitions you from Class G to Class E airspacesafely. More
On a flight from Panama City, Florida to Asheville, North Carolina, I heard ATC asking another aircraft if his transponder was on to which the reply was: "We're putting quarters in the slot now." -- Ray Mansfield More
Leonardo-Finmeccanica, through its aircraft division, and Canada-based Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) have strengthened their relationship as part of Team Spartan through an agreement for the supply of high-performance avionics systems for the C-27J Spartan fleet.
Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced today it has signed with a United States based customer to take delivery of a Bell 429 MAGnificent interior. The signing is the first for a North American operator under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight rules.
ACSS, an L-3 and Thales Company, has developed an ADS-B transponder solution for legacy corporate aircraft, the NXT-700. This next-generation Mode S transponder will satisfy the DO-260B mandate for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) on many legacy aircraft models.
Even the likes of Cessna and Boeing have encountered daunting production delays. Icon did itself a favor by explaining its plan. More
Tom Ciura of Lancaster, NY kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos. Click through for more shots from AVweb readers.