Researcher Seeks Input On Landing Techniques »

Researcher Seeks Input On Landing Techniques

Douglas Boyd, a researcher with the University of Texas, is looking into factors that affect landing safety for light aircraft, and has posted an online survey seeking input from general aviation pilots. After the data is analyzed, Boyd will report his results to AVweb as well as to academic journals.

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Dynon Launches Two New Portables »

Dynon Launches Two New Portables

Dynon is introducing the D3 Pocket Panel and DRX Portable Dual Band ADS-B Traffic and Weather Receiver at AirVenture this year. The company will be demonstrating both devices at the show and holding daily forums on products and systems.

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Boeing Announces New Future-Tech Division »

Boeing Announces New Future-Tech Division

Boeing announced the formation of a new division at the Farnborough International Airshow on Tuesday. The goal of the division, called Boeing NeXt, will be to “advance next-generation airspace management and evolve the transportation ecosystem.”

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Garmin Announces New Weather Radar »

Garmin introduced a new Doppler-based, solid-state aviation weather radar on Wednesday. According to the company, the GWX 75 is intended for use in a wide range of aircraft and was designed as a... More

UPDATED: Four Killed In Everglades Midair »

Four people are dead after a midair collision between a Piper PA-34 and a Cessna 172 over the Florida Everglades around 1 p.m. local time on Tuesday. It has been reported that both aircraft were... More

Airlander Cabin Designed For Adventure »

The team at Hybrid Air Vehicles, which is building the huge Airlander airship, has promoted a number of uses for their vehicle, from cargo delivery to military airlift, but this week at the... More

Delta Expands Pilot Pipeline »

With an expectation to hire 8,000 pilots over the next 10 years, Delta this week announced it has developed new career-path options to help ensure it has plenty of applicants for those jobs. The... More

Terrafugia Updates Transition »

Flying car company Terrafugia has announced that its Transition will be getting some new features and upgrades prior to the scheduled arrival of the first production vehicles next year. The updates... More

At Farnborough: Aston Martin VTOL, GE Open Cockpit »

Aston Martin unveiled a luxury VTOL concept this week at the Farnborough International Air Show in Great Britain. The Volante Vision is designed to seat three adults and to be completely... More

Chinook Crew Completes Dramatic Rescue »

The crew of a CH-47F Chinook helicopter used an unusual maneuver—sitting the tail of their aircraft on the mountain for several minutes, while still flying, with the nose in the air—to... More

Rolls-Royce Reveals Hybrid VTOL »

At the Farnborough International Air Show, which opened Monday in Great Britain, Rolls-Royce revealed a hybrid VTOL concept that could carry four to five passengers at speeds up to 217 knots with a... More

 

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Aviation Dream Jobs: Whale Survey Pilot

Aviation Dream Jobs: Whale Survey Pilot »

Trevor Laue typically flies 1,000 feet above the ocean, mapping grids over the waves at 100 knots. Whenever one of the flight observers catches sight of the crew’s target—a right whale—Laue breaks out of the pattern and settles into... More

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To Go, or Maybe Not to Go

To Go, or Maybe Not to Go »

In this world where cell phones can perform more functions than the computer of only a few decades past, many pilots prefer to brief themselves. Doing so when the weather is good is easy—when the online aviation weather options show a dry,... More

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Healthy Pilot #13 – Keeping Your Ticker Ticking

Healthy Pilot #13 – Keeping Your Ticker Ticking »

The BasicMed checklist we’ve been reviewing in the Healthy Pilot series ticks the usual boxes—dizziness, sensitive gut, cancer, kidney stones, and more. They’re all there, even depression and mental acuity. But the central player... More

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Press Releases

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.

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY INVESTS IN FOUR ALSIM SIMULATORS FOR NEW AERONAUTICS ACADEMIC CENTER

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.