Doc Cleared For Passenger Flights »

Doc Cleared For Passenger Flights

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.

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European ADS-B Mandate Won't Be Met »

European ADS-B Mandate Won't Be Met

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.

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Trump Buzzed By Paraglider »

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

Vaping Pilot Triggers Emergency Descent »

Air China will take a “zero tolerance” approach to its investigation of a first officer’s apparently bungled attempt to sneak an in-flight vape aboard one of its Boeing 737s last... More

Hawaii Passes Bill To Decriminalize Airport Violations »

The governor of Hawaii signed a bill removing criminal penalties for many airport violations last week. Prior to the bill’s passing, Hawaii was the only state where violations unrelated to... More

Industry Round-up, July 13, 2018 »

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

Cosy FAA Inspector Let Infractions Slide »

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

Opener Reveals Ultralight eVTOL »

After nine years of covert development and testing, California-based Opener Inc. revealed what it is calling the world’s first ultralight fixed-wing, all-electric vertical take-off and landing... More

ForeFlight Introduces New ADS-B Receiver »

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

Vintage Aircraft Competition Returns To Reno Air Races »

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

 

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The Pilot’s Lounge #136: Ready for OSH?

The Pilot’s Lounge #136: Ready for OSH? »

We just had our annual summer cookout here at the virtual airport. It was a success—we didn’t 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

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On The Way To OSH: U.S. Air Force National Museum

On The Way To OSH: U.S. Air Force National Museum »

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 opportunity—such as flying from the East Coast to Air... 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.