Boeing to Ramp Up 737 Production

Boeing to Ramp Up 737 Production »

At an investor conference hosted by Morgan Stanley this week, Boeing’s CEO Ray Conner announced that Boeing is looking to increase 737 production to a whopping 52 a month as soon as 2018. More

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Air Force Changes Oath Instructions »

In response to what was becoming a stalemate over an Airman who was trying to reenlist, the U.S. Air Force has directed its support offices to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the... More

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Given an Su-35 Fighter »

In an ironic turn, nearly 80 years after Stalin derided the Pope of the Catholic Church by asking how many divisions he had, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill now owns one... More

Gulfstream Moving Toward Supersonic Bizjet »

Gulfstream is quietly making progress toward a supersonic business jet that might be able to fly above Mach 1 over the U.S. FAA regulations currently ban supersonic flight over land in the U.S. More

Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Crew Contract »

Within a few years, U.S. astronauts will be able to launch to the International Space Station from the U.S., instead of traveling to Russia as they've been doing since the end of the space-shuttle... More

One More U.S. Stop For Red Bull Racers »

If you missed the Red Bull Air Races in Texas earlier this month, you have one more chance to catch them in the U.S.A. -- next stop in the global series will be Las Vegas, Oct. 11 and 12. After... More

Reno Races Wrap; NTSB Reports On Crash »

The National Championship Air Races wrapped up at Reno on Sunday, with Steven Hinton Jr., of Chino, California, taking the Breitling Unlimited Gold championship in his P-51 Mustang, Voodoo. It was... More

NTSB: GA Accidents Down In 2013 »

The number of civil aviation accidents fell last year, from 1,539 in 2012 to 1,297 in 2013, the NTSB said on Monday. General aviation accidents showed a decrease in all categories. The total number... More

 

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Why the Part 23 Rewrite Delay Matters

Why the Part 23 Rewrite Delay Matters »

Last July, the FAA told a Congressional committee that it would not meet the December 31, 2015 deadline mandated by federal law to simplify and streamline aircraft certification regulations—FAR Part 23. The announcement has deeper import than... More

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AVmail: September 15, 2014 »

George Pappas writes: "I am 85 years old and have a lung condition. I had a pulse oximeter for years, and it normally indicated a saturation level of around 92 to 94 percent. It was one of the American-made units and cost about $150. Eventually it quit, and when I went to replace it, I found an import at a department store for $35. It indicated a saturation level of 98 percent or better all the time. The point here is that all POs are not equal. If you are going to be using it to monitor your... More

Short Final:

Short Final »

While traversing New York/Washington Center air space, we received a frequency change. However, when trying to check in, the frequency was congested with multiple aircraft being worked. This went on for a while. Finally there was a break, and the PM was able to check in: "Good afternoon, New York. NXXXXX -- long-time listener, first-time caller; FL410." -- Julian McVay More

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Wyp Aviation Launches the WingBoard

Wyp Aviation announced today that it is seeking funding for Phase II development of its WingBoard, "the next revolution in aerial sports." Likened to "a wakeboard in three dimensions," the WingBoard combines the thrill of wakeboarding, skydiving, and wingsuit flying and takes it to a new level.

Embraer and Republic Airways Holdings Sign a Contract for 50 Firm E175 Jets

Embraer S.A. and Republic Airways Holdings Inc., operator of the largest E-Jets fleet in the world, announced a contract today for the sale and purchase of 50 firm E175 jets. The value of the firm order, which will be included in Embraer's 2014 third-quarter backlog, is estimated at USD 2.1 billion, based on 2014 list prices.

Falcon 7X to be Approved for Operation at World's Highest Airport

The long range Falcon 7X will soon become the firstūbusiness jet certified to operate at Daocheng Yading, the world's highest commercial airport.