GA Response Derails ATC Amendment »

GA Response Derails ATC Amendment

The last-minute amendment that Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., added to the five-year FAA funding bill on Tuesday was quickly revised after a concerted and vehement response from GA advocacy groups. In response to calls for action, “pilots flooded the switchboard at the U.S. House of Representatives, urging their members of Congress to oppose Section 5 of Shuster’s ‘manager’s amendment,’” AOPA reported on Wednesday.


NTSB Holds Loss Of Control Roundtable »

NTSB Holds Loss Of Control Roundtable

The NTSB hosted a roundtable discussion to examine available solutions for preventing loss of control accidents in general aviation and to identify a path to improving GA safety on April 24. According to the board, accidents involving loss of control still account for more GA accident deaths than any other single factor.


Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road

A Piper Navajo carrying four passengers and two crew members made a successful emergency landing on a two-lane Calgary road after experiencing a loss of engine power early Wednesday morning. Although the aircraft sustained some damage to its wingtips, no injuries have been reported.


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Operational Blunders: Protecting Yourself

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Airforms, Inc. awarded new FAA STC approval

Adding to their growing list of FAA Approved products available in support of the world's Cessna Caravan fleets, Airforms, Inc. has announced FAA STC approval for part number AF2617076-1.

2018 Sustainable Aviation Symposium

The Sustainable Aviation Foundation will hold its Third Annual Symposium at the Pullman Hotel in SFO, May 11 and 12.

Colorado Airport Wins Multiple Awards

Northern Colorado Regional Airport wins multiple International Awards