Patent Lawsuit Against AOPA Tossed

Patent Lawsuit Against AOPA Tossed »

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). More

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Avidyne Announces Certification of IFD540 System »

Celebrating 20 years of providing integrated avionics and aircraft safety systems, Avidyne announced today that it received Technical Standard Order (TSO) approval and an Approved Model List... More

A Summer Option for Kids -- AeroCamp »

Summer vacation goes by fast, but if you know any kids age 12 to 18 who need something to do, AeroCamp might provide an option. The program, developed by the Flight School Association of North... More

New This Week »

AVweb's weekly review of what's happening in aviation turned up news of a new, "sensor-capable" special mission Cirrus SR22, the report of the first flight of a solar-electric airplane, a new... More

FAA Backtracks On Israel Flight Ban »

The Jerusalem Post is reporting the FAA has reversed its earlier decision to extended the ban on U.S. flights to Israel and is now allowing U.S. carriers to fly there. More

Teen Pilot Dies On Around-World Attempt »

The body of Indiana teenage pilot Haris Suleman, who was attempting to fly around the world with his father, was found off the coast of American Samoa after their A-36 Bonanza went down in the... More

ATP Rule Change Imminent »

With an Aug. 1 deadline approaching when the requirements to qualify for an ATP certificate will change, AOPA this week posted some guidance, plus a 22-minute podcast, to help address pilots'... More

 

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SocialFlight: Providing More Reasons to Fly

SocialFlight: Providing More Reasons to Fly »

Two years ago at EAA's AirVenture, the SocialFlight app was born. Jeff Simon created an app that would run on the Web, any smartphone, and any table, and that, he hoped, would "shake people by the shoulder and say, 'Here's what's happening near... More

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The Prop Strike/Sudden Stop

The Prop Strike/Sudden Stop »

It's possible to do major engine/accessory damage without obviously damaging the prop by hitting water or heavy, tall grass that stops or slows the running engine. The FAA definition of a sudden stoppage, is the engine stopping suddenly in under... More

Short Final:

Short Final »

I was listening to O'Hare ground one claggy fall night, and several arriving flights were being sent to the penalty box due to delays. One arriving flight protested, saying they were promised their gate would be open. ... Ground: "Flight 123, proceed to the box." ... Flight 123: "But we were promised -- !" ... All of a sudden, several mic clicks could be heard, and the sounds of babies crying filled the frequency: "WaWaWaWaWaah." ... Then silence. ... Then Flight 123: "123 is proceeding to... More

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Press Releases

Catto Propellers Active Flow Analysis

Craig Catto will be revealing the leading engineering developments regarding blade design during his speech on Monday July 28th 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at Forum 3.

Global Aerospace Launches New Global-Aero.com Corporate Website

Connects Customers to Worldwide Offices, Resources and Safety Programs

Cirrus Perception: A Reconfigurable "Sensor-Capable" Special Mission Aircraft

Today Cirrus Aircraft has introduced a "sensor-capable" special mission aircraft based on its Generation 5 SR22/SR22T aircraft.