FAA Tracking Down 11,000 Noncompliant Aircraft »

FAA Tracking Down 11,000 Noncompliant Aircraft

The FAA says it’s tracking down the owners of up to 11,000 aircraft operating in the U.S. that may be noncompliant or have expired registrations. The focus of the operation appears to be commercial aircraft but the FAA didn’t make any distinctions in its comments on the topic.

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Privatization Fight Continues »

Privatization Fight Continues

To no one’s surprise, those in favor of splitting air traffic control from the FAA are busy planning their next move. After a last-minute grassroots lobbying effort blocked an amendment snuck into the FAA reauthorization bill passed last month that would have laid the legal groundwork for such a move, the CEO of one of the U.S.’s largest airlines was musing about the next steps in front of a friendly audience at the Economic Club of Washington earlier this month.

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Boeing Names Phase I Winners For ‘GoFly’ Prize »

Boeing Names Phase I Winners For ‘GoFly’ Prize

Boeing has announced its selection of 10 designs that will go on to compete for a $1 million prize to be awarded next year in its GoFly competition, which aims to inspire innovators to create a VTOL “personal flying device” that can safely be used by anyone, anywhere.

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Transport Canada Rules Out 'Blue Ice' Reports »

Transport Canada says the suspected human excrement that has landed on cars, people and property in British Columbia over the last six weeks didn’t come from airplanes. About a dozen incidents... More

737 Firefighting Aircraft Under Testing »

Wildfire fighters may soon have a new aerial attack weapon in the in the form of a retired Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300. Coulson Air Tankers, the Canadian company that displayed the last... More

Blackhawk Offers New King Air 350ER Upgrade »

Blackhawk Modifications has announced that its subsidiary, Vector-Hawk Aerospace, will be offering the company's Blackhawk XP67A Engine+ Upgrade STC kit for the Beechcraft King Air 350ER. The kit... More

Industry Round-up: June 15, 2018 »

When it comes to this week’s news roundup, AVweb found reports on Superior Air Parts’ 2018 Oshkosh forum series schedule and a new opportunity for U.S. pilots from Emirates airline. More

UND And United Partner For New Career Pathway Program »

The University of North Dakota (UND) has partnered with United Airlines to create a career pipeline program for its flight students. Through the Career Pathway Program (CPP), graduates of... More

SubSonex Jet Approved For Reno Air Races »

Sonex Aircraft announced that its SubSonex Personal Jet has been approved for the Reno National Championship Air Races this September. The jet, a JSX-2 model named “Sharkie,” was debuted... More

Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs »

Rolls-Royce announced on Thursday that it will be eliminating 4,600 jobs—nearly 10 percent of the positions at the company—over the next 24 months as part of a company-wide restructuring... More

EAA Announces OSH Innovations Day Events »

EAA has announced the lineup for its annual Innovations Day at Oshkosh 2018. This year, the organization says, topics will include electric and hybrid powerplant technology, artificial intelligence... More

 

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Significance of V-Speeds

Significance of V-Speeds »

I am not a big proponent of memorizing airspeeds. It can be a risky practice if you fly many different types of aircraft. Most of the important airspeeds can be determined from the airspeed indicator (ASI), though there are a few you probably... More

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Do You Have An Aviation Dream Job?

Do You Have An Aviation Dream Job? »

Do you have an aviation dream job? AVweb wants to hear from you. From flying to fixing, we’re looking for stories about fascinating and unusual GA jobs. Surprise us with the rare aircraft you instruct in, specialized maintenance you do, or... More

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Pole to Pole (in a Lancair) - Part 2

Pole to Pole (in a Lancair) - Part 2 »

What about an around-the-world flight? After years of work and planning, a pole-to-pole Lancair flight heads north on a record-setting journey. More

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Wayman Open FAA 145 Air Repair Station at North Perry Airport

Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification #4WVR269D. It becomes the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, FL.

Emirates Opens Its Doors To Pilots From The USA

Emirates airline invites interested pilots from the USA to fly one of the world’s most modern fleets, across its growing network of international routes. The Dubai-based airline will be hosting Pilot Roadshows in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Seattle.

Superior Air Parts Announces the 2018 Oshkosh Forum Series Schedule and Participating Presenters

In addition to Superior Air Parts, RAM Aircraft, CamGuard, Hartzell Propellers, Aviation Product Services and others will host presentations July 23rd through 28th during Oshkosh AirVenture 2018. Attendees will receive a free electronic copy of Engine Management 101 by Superior's V.P. product support, Bill Ross.