Ethics Concerns Halt Shutdown Fundraiser For Controllers »

Ethics Concerns Halt Shutdown Fundraiser For Controllers

A GoFundMe campaign aimed at supplying groceries and gas money for local air traffic controllers not receiving pay during the partial government shutdown has been suspended by its founder due to the potential for ethics violations.

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FAA Recalling Furloughed Safety Personnel »

FAA Recalling Furloughed Safety Personnel

More than 2,000 FAA inspectors and engineers furloughed due to the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 22 have been recalled to work, according to an FAA statement made on Tuesday. The latest revision of the Department of Transportationís (DOT) plan for operations during the shutdown now categorizes a total of 3,113 Aviation Safety positions as necessary for life and safety and therefore excepted from furlough.

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EZ-FLY: Researching Easier To Fly Aircraft »

In the airline and military realm, fly-by-wire control has become old hat but because of expense and certification complexity, the technology hasn’t trickled down to light aircraft general... More

New Flight Deck Features For Cessna, Beechcraft Models »

Textron Aviation has announced that it will be offering improved flight deck capabilities for 2019 Cessna and Beechcraft piston models. According to the company, the upgraded features include new... More

Lion Air Voice Recorder Recovered »

More than two months after the crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX off Indonesia, divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the seabed. More

707 Crash Kills 15 »

Fifteen people died when a Boeing 707 cargo plane overran the runway in bad weather at Fath Airport in Karaj, near Tehran, went through a perimeter fence and buried its nose in a house. More

FAA To Propose Relaxing Drone Rules »

The FAA is proposing relaxing rules for flying drones over people and at night. The FAA released a draft of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Monday. The NPRM will be published in the Federal... More

Sick Calls Close TSA Checkpoints »

The Transportation Security Administration is warning that there could be more security checkpoint closures and longer lines at the screening points that are open after at least two closures over... More

Shutdown Delays Navigation Update »

The government shutdown is delaying an urgent update of the World Magnetic Model, the underlying basis for all modern navigation systems, and those systems are in danger of becoming unacceptably... More

MiG-23 For Sale In Texas »

You don’t have to join the Air Force and wait for the next generation of supersonic business jets to fly a Mach-busting jet. The only flying MiG-23 in the U.S. is for sale in Texas and it can... More

 

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Assessing Red Line Weather

Assessing Red Line Weather »

Few weather phenomena are truly a “red line” that cannot be safely flown. Is the cold front one? More

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Cirrus Unveils G2 Vision Jet with True Blue Power Batteries

True Blue Power intelligent batteries, inverters and Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Standby Attitude Module (SAM(R)) are standard equipment on the Generation 2 Personal Jet.

Favendo takes passengers to their destination at Germany's largest international airport

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.

Airspace inquiry takes off.

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).