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FAA Releases Online Courses For Drone Pilot Recurrent Training

The FAA announced on Thursday that its updated training courses for Part 107 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) pilots are now live online....

Air Force Unveils F-15EX Eagle II

The U.S. Air Force officially introduced the F-15EX in an unveiling and naming ceremony at Florida’s Eglin Air Force Base on Wednesday....

UPS To Purchase 150 eVTOLs

UPS and its UPS Flight Forward subsidiary have announced plans to purchase up to 150 Beta Technologies Alia-250 electric vertical takeoff and...

NTSB Calls For Cockpit Image Recorders, SMS Programs

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2021-2022 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements on Tuesday, calling for the installation...

Top Letters And Comments, April 9, 2020

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Cessna SkyCourier, the new ICARUS Smart Hood and the future of hydrogen in aviation.

Stall Warning Systems

Aerodynamic wing stall accidents have been a concern since the canard was removed...

Short Final: Reduce Speed

Recently my wife and I flew to Harris Ranch (California) for breakfast. On...

Paragon Flight Training Selects Nationally Recognized Aviation Strategist and Executive as Senior VP

Strategist, policy development and governance executive Lee Collins has joined Paragon Flight Training at Page Field in Fort Myers as senior vice president.

Syphax Airlines Selects Avsoft for Online Pilot Training

Syphax Airlines chooses Avsoft’s CRJ900 aircraft systems course and multiple aviation general subject online courses for initial and recurrent pilot training running on Avsoft’s AvLMS platform.
Taken on a glacier in the Alaska Range with a Canon 4D Mark II. Photo by Gregg Motonaga.

Reminder: PIC Authority Is Absolute

Sun 'n Fun kicks off the resurrected fly-in season. AirVenture soon to follow. If you fly into either of these shows, don't forget who's in charge.

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Why Aircraft Engines Quit

Losing an engine is a recurring nightmare for many of us, but the actual risks are lower than most of us may...