Bin Laden Relatives Die In Phenom Crash

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Three members of Osama bin Laden's family, including his half sister, were killed along with their Jordanian pilot when their Embraer Phenom 300 crashed in a runway overrun accident in England. The Phenom was on a flight from Milan to Blackbushe Airport in southern England when it ended up in a car auction yard and caught fire. More

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Two More Vie For "Oldest Pilot" Title »

When George Neal, 96, flew his de Havilland Chipmunk in Canada to qualify as the “world’s oldest active pilot” in the Guinness Book of World Records, it wasn’t surprising to... More

GAMA Reports Drop In Aircraft Sales For 2015 »

General aviation airplane shipments fell 9.1 percent in the first half of this year compared to last year, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association reported Friday. GA rotorcraft shipments... More

NASA, Industry Discuss Future Of UAS Airspace »

An airspace system for unmanned aerial vehicles – perhaps with flight plans and air traffic control – is the topic at a symposium this week hosted by NASA. The agency and the Silicon... More

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AVweb's search of aviation news around the world found a new fire-containment product for air crews, a UAV safety campaign from the agricultural aviation industry, a new executive announced by... More

Piece Of MH370? Wing Part Found On Island »

A nine-foot object that appears to be part of a wing flap was found Wednesday on an island in the Indian Ocean, spurring investigators to determine whether it's a piece from the Malaysia Airlines... More

Warbirds, Weather Boost AirVenture Attendance »

Pleasant weather and some aircraft firsts helped last week's EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh attract about 550,000 visitors, an attendance increase of about 2 percent, EAA said. "AirVenture 2015... More

Spike Updates Its SST Concept »

Spike Aerospace has been working since 2011 to develop a supersonic jet for the business market, and recently they released an updated version of their design concept. The design now features a... More

 

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Propeller Care

Propeller Care »

In May 2008 the FAA published five new SAIBs or Suggested Airworthiness Information Bulletins on propeller maintenance. While these bulletins do not carry the weight of an AD, they do come about as a result of discussions with field organizations... More

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Belly Degreasers

Belly Degreasers »

For many pilots, the first realization that the bellies of their airplanes are becoming hazardous waste sites is when ATC advises that their transponders are intermittent. Investigation reveals a layer of goo on the belly antennas, doing its best... More

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Short Final

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No doubt about it, Red Sox fans, Boston loves baseball! And here's a NOTAM to prove it: ... !FDC 5/2196 BOS STAR GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL, BOSTON, MA / QUABN THREE ARRIVAL... / ALL TRANSITIONS, ATC MAY ASSIGN HOLDING AT ONDEC (ON-DECK)... More

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Cool City Announces Support for Single-Engine IFR Proposal

Cool City strongly supports industry-proposed changes to FAA certification requirements for single-engine helicopter IFR described in a June 2015 White Paper.

Skanska Hires Dwight Pullen to Lead Aviation Center of Excellence

Skanska USA announced today that Dwight Pullen has been hired as senior vice president and director of its Aviation Center of Excellence (COE). He will replace MacAdam Glinn, who moves into a new role as account manager and senior vice president for Skanska's South Florida operations. Pullen will support growing portfolio of aviation pursuits.

NAAA Launches UAV Safety Campaign

The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) has launched a UAV safety campaign to raise awareness and prevent accidents between UAV operators and low-altitude manned aircraft. The first public outreach tool in the safety campaign is a UAV "safety stuffer" designed for aerial applicators to share with farmers and other agricultural stakeholders.