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Boeing, NSF Partner For Aviation Education

Pilot, mechanic and air traffic controller may be the most high-profile jobs in aviation, but career tracks in engineering and management are also crucial to aviation’s future. This week, Boeing and the National Science Foundation announced a $21 million investment to accelerate training and diversity in those critical areas.

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Hollywood Revisits Apollo 11 »

Hollywood Revisits Apollo 11

Universal Pictures’ new film about the Apollo 11 mission, “First Man,” is due in theaters Oct. 12, and early reviews so far have been mainly positive. The $70 million film, starring Ryan Gosling, is based on the book “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong,” by James R. Hansen.

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Astro Launches Elroy eVTOL »

Yet another eVTOL company has announced it is in flight trials with the intention of upending the urban transportation market and Astro Aerospace, of Dallas, isn’t shy about the Jetson analogies. More

How Not To Handprop An SR22 »

Scattered among accident reports is the occasional hand prop attempt that goes wrong but not many concern high-performance aircraft. The accompanying video illustrates that it is indeed possible to... More

FAA Reauthorization Imminent? »

The House and Senate could vote next week on a compromise FAA Reauthorization bill that was released on Saturday. More

Aerial Mapping Of Hurricane Damage Underway »

The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) Remote Sensing Division is working to collect aerial imagery of the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the last week. Depending on weather conditions, NGS has... More

EAA Hosts Accident Investigation Course »

In partnership with the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI), the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hosted a three-day Experimental Accident Investigation course this week. According to EAA,... More

One Injured In DEA Cessna Crash »

A Cessna Stationair operated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) crashed in Sugar Land, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon. The aircraft hit a power line and struck two vehicles... More

AOPA Offers Rusty Pilots Program Online »

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced that it is now offering an interactive online version of its Rusty Pilots Program. The two-hour course is based on the in-person... More

Embry-Riddle Expands High School STEM Program »

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute will be expanding its concurrent enrollment program offering accelerated science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)... More

 

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The 411 On 406s

The 411 On 406s »

Most aircraft owners and operators are keenly aware of the rapidly approaching deadline to comply with the federal mandate on ADS-B installations. However, there is an additional aircraft technology wave upon us that also offers potentially... More

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High-Desert Tales: Smoke

High-Desert Tales: Smoke »

The first record attempt of the 2015 Mojave Records Week was on Tuesday, April 14. The record I was attempting to break was the C1C time to climb to 3,000 meters (9,842.52 feet). The time to beat was three minutes and nine seconds, set in a... More

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HARTZELL APPOINTS TEXAS-BASED RECOMMENDED SERVICE FACILITY

Hartzell Propeller Inc. named Texas Aircraft Propeller & Accessories, an industry leader in propeller and governor overhaul, repair, and sales, as a Recommended Service Facility.

Aeroprakt USA Announces First US Dealer

Aeroprakt USA, importer of the Aeroprakt A22 and A22, has selected Kestrel Aviation Services in Cottonwood, AZ to be their first US Service Center and Dealer

STC APPOVED FOR GOGO AVANCE L3 & L5 SYSTEMS

The FAA has approved Silverhawk Aviation's Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Gogo AVANCE L3 system for the Cessna Citation XL/XLS/XLS+ aircraft and the Gogo AVANCE L3 and L5 systems for the Cessna Citation 560, Ultra, and Encore and Encore+ aircraft. These STCs will complement the previously approved STC for the Gogo AVANCE L5 system for the Cessna Citation XL/XLS/XLS+ aircraft.