A California jury has awarded $13,360,000 to the family of a Napa doctor who died in the crash of his Cessna 182 in 2009, citing negligence and false representation on the part of the mechanic who had signed out the aircraft's annual inspection days before the crash. The jury found that mechanic Faride Khalaf had earlier made improper repairs to the pilot seat track mechanism and lied about it to Dr. Kenneth Gottlieb, who was 67 at the time of his death. More
An Australian skydiver was likely saved by a fellow jumper who pulled his ripcord for him after he suffered an apparent seizure during freefall. In dramatic (really) video from the helmet cam of... More
Bombardiers new CS300 airliner completed its first test flight Friday, a success that the company hopes is part of a larger recovery from its struggles to develop its CSeries line of... More
Investigators are focusing on whether the wrong type of fuel led to a Piper Malibu Mirage crash Sunday in Spokane, Washington, killing the pilot. The airplane had engine trouble shortly after... More
AVweb's search of aviation news worldwide found some developments in the UAS industry, a new Robinson helicopter sim, and an STC in the making for helicopter lithium-ion batteries. SkyWard and... More
The world's first 3D-printed jet engine a breakthrough for aerospace manufacturing and beyond took the spotlight Thursday at the Avalon Airshow in Australia. Monash University in... More
The Pilot's Bill of Rights 2, which would broaden third-class medical exemptions and expand legal rights, began its journey through the legislative assembly line this week as GA Caucus members in... More
Garmin will soon have helicopter versions of its ADS-B boxes available for installation, unveiling on Thursday the GDL 84H and GDL 88H. The equipment meets the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate while... More
SocialFlight's calendar will have the Weekender looking for some old-fashioned hangar flying, airplane rides and airport-hopping. On Saturday, the North Vernon Municipal Airport and EAA Chapter... More
It seems there's always an Arrow on the ramp as well as a good selection of them on the used market. Flight schools have long sworn by them as relatively economical complex trainers, and owners report happy relationships with their combination of... More
What's not to love about a flight review? You get to spend a bare minimum of two hours doing something virtually everyone hatesbeing evaluated. Getting involved from the start can help you turn your flight review from something to be... More
In developing training scenarios, it's important to tailor the training to the actual configuration of the aircraft with regard for the likelihood of multiple unrelated simultaneous failures. The purpose of the exercise is to prepare pilots for... More
Years ago, we were approaching Cleveland on a clear Sunday afternoon. Accompanied by nearly unbearable static, we heard an obviously nervous light plane pilot trying to tell Hopkins tower where he was, how high he was, and what he wanted to do. When he finally (and mercifully) finished, the tower calmly replied with a clearance and added, "And you don't have to talk so loud." The guy in the little plane came back and said, "But I don't have a radio!" -- Capt. Walt Bates, UAL (retired) More
Advantage Aviation Technologies (AAT), aerospace leader in solutions based manufacturing and repair services, announces that Dennis Moore will oversee AAT's business and production operations.û
Advantage Aviation Technologies (AAT), an Aviation - Aerospace leader in solutions based manufacturing and repair services, announces the launch the new company capabilities website: www.AATinc.net. The redesigned website now provides visitors a comprehensive overview of AAT updated repair and services capabilities roster, designed with streaming videos, online product catalog, news and client services.
Mid-Continent's 2-inch Standby Attitude Module (SAM) has been selected as the digital standby display in the Bell Helicopter 407GX, Enstrom Helicopter 480B-G, and the MD Helicopters MD900 Explorer.
Not quite yet. But today's blog offers a theory from a 777 Captain who's considered all the options. More
Susan Birrell Post of Noblesville, IN kicks off our latest batch of reader-submitted photos with the right attitude. Click through for more pictures.