Canada Looks At Laser Pointer Ban »

Canada Looks At Laser Pointer Ban

Canada is looking at banning some types of laser pointers after its Transport Minister ordered his staff to look at “all possible options” to halt laser attacks on aircraft.


Iran ATR 72 Crash Kills 65 »

Iran ATR 72 Crash Kills 65

All 65 people aboard an Aseman Airlines ATR-72 turboprop were killed when the aircraft crashed in bad weather in the mountains of southern Iran Sunday.


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Canada Certifies Pipistrel Alpha Electro »

Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has certified the Pipistrel Alpha Electro in its advanced ultralight category, the first certification of an electric aircraft in North America. More

First Drone-Caused Crash? »

The FAA and NTSB are now mulling the circumstances of a relatively minor helicopter crash in South Carolina that may go down in history as the first U.S. aircraft crash caused by a drone. More

Avgas Quarantine Disrupts GA In Canada »

FBOs and local airports across Canada have been affected by a quarantine of avgas following a quality control problem at the only refinery that makes 100LL in Canada. More

Utility Drone To Start U.S. Testing »

A company in Wyoming has secured FAA approval to start flight tests with a large twin-engine drone, the Flyox Mark II, built by Singular Aircraft of Barcelona, Spain. The amphibious drone has a... More

FAA To Invest $100 Million For Cleaner Airplanes »

The FAA said this week it plans to spend $100 million in Phase II of its CLEEN (Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise) program, working with industry partners to develop new aircraft and... More

FAA Issues Cessna Twin AD »

The FAA has published an Airworthiness Directive affecting an estimated 2,147 Cessna twin-engine airplanes, requiring the owners or operators to inspect the spar caps, and if cracks are found,... More

FAA Ramps Up ADS-B Promotion »

The FAA appears to be ramping up its promotion of ADS-B equipage now that the clock is really ticking on getting the gear. More

Report: Pilot Flying Was Not Qualified »

The pilot at the controls of a Learjet 35A until just before it crashed in Teterboro last year should not have been flying, according to documents released by the NTSB this week. Company policy... More


Short Final:

Short Final »

Heard on Denver departure … XXXX: "Just off Centennial” … Center: "Squawk 6666” … Center: "Umm, do you want another? We could give you a different one.” … Silence … XXXX: No, it's okay, we'll keep that one.” … John C. Lamb More


Press Releases

Bye Aerospace Closes Series C Funding Round

Bye Aerospace, an aerospace company applying innovative electric and solar-electric propulsion technologies to aviation markets, today announced it has successfully closed its latest round of funding.

Kansas State Polytechnic offering aircraft certification courses for industry professionals?

Kansas State offering a course on certifying aircraft and components.

Jet Logistics Adds Pacific/Hawaii to FAA Global Op-Specs Authorization

Fixed-wing operator, and leading air medical vendor, Jet Logistics Inc. announced it has successfully completed all FAA training and testing to receive authorization to conduct operations in the Pacific Ocean and surrounding areas. This immediately expands the company's service range for air medical/ambulance clients thru-out the Pacific region, including but not limited to the Hawaiian Islands.