Thanks to budget constraints and bureaucratic wrangling, investigators still haven’t recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air 737 MAX that crashed into the Java Sea off Jakarta six weeks ago. Indonesian investigators told Reuters this week that they need a specialized ship to find the CVR. “We don’t have further funds to rent the ship,” a source told the news agency.More
The FAA has announced that is redesigning flight paths and air traffic control procedures for aircraft flying over Central and South Florida as part of its Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) airspace modernization initiative.More
Flight Design partner AeroJones Aviation Technology has announced that it will be building a new on-airport manufacturing plant at Dalu General Airport in Zhenjiang, China. AeroJones, which is currently operating out of a factory in Xiamen, manufactures CTLS light sport aircraft for the Asia-Pacific region.More
The FAA has posted its Notice to Airmen for pilots flying in to the Atlanta area for the Super Bowl, to be held Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. More than 1,100 GA aircraft are expected to... More
A modified Robinson R44 designed and built by Tier 1 Engineering has set a Guinness World Record for the farthest distance traveled by an electric-powered helicopter, the company announced this... More
Aspen Avionics is the latest avionics manufacturer to earn a wide-reaching STC for the installation of a non-TSO primary flight display. Aspen's E5 electronic flight instrument (EFI) has a starting... More
Boeing introduced its newest business jet this week at the Middle East Business Aviation Association Show, in Dubai, noting that it can fly between any two points on Earth nonstop, and announced a... More
Diamond Aircraft, of Austria, announced this week at the Middle East Business Aviation Association Show in Dubai they have agreed to sell 60 airplanes, including both the single-engine DA40 NG and... More
The nasty mix of ice and snow that blanketed the Southeast on the weekend is expected to linger through Monday, cancelling thousands of flights and causing a ripple through the whole system. More
Children havent traditionally been the target of FAA compliance efforts but Buzzy the Drone will lead the agency into the holiday drone-giving season to keep kids from flying their new... More
Old habits die hard and when retired Air Force Col. Charles McGee took the controls of a HondaJet last week, he banked gently left and right, getting a feel for the ultramodern business jet. More
Every year there are a few accidents in which carbon monoxide poisoning is a factor. The toxic gas is odorless and colorlessand the manner in which it attacks a human makes it nothing short of a bully on steroids. My daughters... More
Regardless of what you fly, how its equipped, and how old or new it is, you eventually will encounter inoperative instruments and/or equipment during a preflight inspection. Once the inoperative component is discovered, you have to make a... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
Location-based services specialist Favendo has implemented a BLE sensor infrastructure in terminals one and two at Frankfurt Airport for FRAPORT AG. In addition, the company developed and provided the positioning and navigation software for the Frankfurt Airport App.
Concerns over the design of the aviation skies above Britain were raised during the first Oral hearing session of an inquiry commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA).
Parliamentary Group on General Aviation urges Minister to bring 'Church Bell' and 'Live Music' protection to Britain's Airfields.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has called upon the Housing and Planning Minister to provide airfields with the same level of retrospective protection as churches, live music venues and farms.
Its only by a twist of fortune that YouTube didnt exist in 1738. Otherwise, airplanes still wouldnt be a thing. More
I couldn't resist doing some touch and gos on a bright and sunny day at Quad City International Airport (MLI), in Moline, IL. The Aircraft is a 1946 Ercoupe 415-C. Photo by Vahan G. Bedeian.