At least 33 passengers on a Ryanair flight to Croatia were treated in hospitals for bleeding ears, mouths and noses when the packed Boeing 737-800 was put into an emergency descent for a pressurization problem.More
The FAA has cleared Doc, one of two flying B-29s, for passenger flights and they’ll start at the Heavy Bomber Weekend in Madison, Wisconsin, on July 20. Doc will be at AirVenture 2018 but so far no ride program has been announced.More
Many European operators say they won’t meet the European Aviation Safety Agency’s June 7, 2020, ADS-B mandate and EASA seems to be getting ready to cope with the patchwork of compliance that will result.More
A 55-year-old man has been arrested in Scotland after a Greenpeace protester flew a powered parachute within a few hundred feet of U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday. More
Air China will take a zero tolerance approach to its investigation of a first officers apparently bungled attempt to sneak an in-flight vape aboard one of its Boeing 737s last... More
The governor of Hawaii signed a bill removing criminal penalties for many airport violations last week. Prior to the bills passing, Hawaii was the only state where violations unrelated to... More
This week, announcements have come in about a new aerobatics show at Oshkosh, the purchase of four simulators by Kent State University, a facility upgrade for Pro Star Aviation and new authorized... More
A government report says a longtime FAA inspector allowed unqualified pilots to fly for the U.S.s largest airline. The report issued by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the... More
After nine years of covert development and testing, California-based Opener Inc. revealed what it is calling the worlds first ultralight fixed-wing, all-electric vertical take-off and landing... More
ForeFlight has announced that its new portable, dual-band ADS-B In receiver is now available for purchase. The ForeFlight Sentry provides FIS-B weather, flight information, traffic, backup... More
The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) and National Aviation Heritage Invitational (NAHI) LLC have announced that the NAHI competition for vintage aircraft will be returning to the National... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
We just had our annual summer cookout here at the virtual airport. It was a successwe didnt run out of brats, burgers or beer and nobody got food poisoning. Ok, we set the success bar low, but there was an excellent turnout and folks... More
No amount of YouTube video will prepare you when your breath is taken away by the sheer audacity of the collection at the U.S. Air Force National Museum in Dayton, Ohio. If you have the opportunitysuch as flying from the East Coast to Air... More
AERO SPORT POWER ANNOUNCES THAT POPULAR AIRSHOW PILOT, KYLE FOWLER WILL BE PERFORMING HIS THRILLING GO EZ AEROBATICS SHOW FOR THE FIRST TIME AT OSHKOSH 2018
Along with flying his highly modified Long EZ during the afternoon airshows, Fowler will be Aero Sport Power exhibit throughout the event. Visit Aero Sport Power's Facebook page for daily schedule updates.
ALSIM is happy to announce the sale of four simulators, two AL250 and two AL172, to Kent State University's College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE). The simulators will be installed in their new 18,000 square foot Aeronautics Academic Center, slated to open in mid-2019, located at Kent State University Airport in Stow, Ohio.
GULF COAST AVIONICS AND PACIFIC COAST AVIONICS ARE APPOINTED AS AUTHORIZED DEALERS FOR ALL WHELEN ENGINEERING AIRCRAFT LIGHTING PRODUCTS
Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics and Pacific Coast Avionics announced that the companies have been appointed authorized dealers for Whelen Engineering's full line of exterior and interior aircraft lighting products.
Some instructors enjoy springing surprises on students just to watch them squirm. It's torture, not teaching. More
A sunset flight with Kyle Bushman, his 1943 N3N-3, and good friend Bryan Harper outside of Creswell, Oregon. The photoship was piloted by Jonathan Apfelbaum. Copyrighted photo by Distant Thunder Aviation Photography, LLC/Julia Apfelbaum.