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F-117s Back In The Air

The F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter may be the latest example of the U.S. military resurrecting a retired aircraft type.

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Three Die In Fly-Out Midair »

Three people were killed when two aircraft collided in North Collins, south of Buffalo, Sunday morning. More

NavWorx Disputing FAA Rebate Rejection »

NavWorx says it is working to resolve an issue with the FAA, which is refusing to process $500 rebate reservations for two models of transceivers the company makes. More

SpaceX Probes Helium Breach In Rocket Explosion »

The ground explosion of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Sept. 1 was likely caused by a “large breach” of the helium system, the company said Friday. SpaceX, NASA and the FAA, among others,... More

FAA Plans To Take Over Monitoring Low-Orbit Traffic »

The rapid growth of the commercial satellite-launch industry has the FAA moving ahead to take over some safety oversight duties from the Department of Defense. Someone has to be responsible for... More

New This Week »

AVweb’s search of news in aviation found announcements from Boeing, King Schools, Future and Active Pilot Advisors and Pacific Propeller International. Boeing has selected Rockwell Collins to... More

NTSB: GA Fatalities Drop In 2015 »

General aviation accident rates dropped in 2015 amid a rise in flight hours, according to figuresreported by the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday. The preliminary data reported for GA... More

The Weekender: Warbirds From Coast To Coast »

The Weekender plans to take in a variety of classic planes, cars and historical attractions found on SocialFlight.com. Head to Santa Rosa, California, this weekend for the Wings Over Wine Country... More

 

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Record Breaker

Record Breaker »

Setting the round-trip USA aviation speed record in an RV-6A. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

The pre-private, 16-year-old, 12-hour total time solo glider student called the TFR-fire base temporary tower staff ...Glider Student: "Santa Ynez Tower, Glider 28 Tango, 45 entry to right traffic, Runway 26, Santa Ynez." ... This was followed by a deep baritone, "Santa Ynez, Skycrane 2C, inbound three miles from the southeast.” ... Tower: "Glider 28 Tango , please hold for the inbound helicopter traffic." ... Huh? Even though we love the fire suppressors, this defies all logic. Rotary... More

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King Schools Announce Online Course For Garmin 650, 750

Pilots who want to get full utility from the Garmin GTN 650 or 750 can now connect with King Schools and take the "Garmin GTN Essentials" online course on their computer, tablet or smartphone. Garmin's GTN Essentials course is hosted on the King Schools iLearn pilot education platform.

Boeing 777X To Feature Touchscreen Displays From Rockwell Collins

Boeing has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its industry-leading touchscreen flight displays for all five flight deck displays on the new Boeing 777X.

Business Jet Access Achieves IS-BAO Stage 3 Certification

Business Jet Access, sister company to Business Jet Center, a Phillips 66(R) Aviation branded FBO and leading provider of aircraft charter, management, maintenance, and pilot services, is proud to announce the achievement of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 Certification.