Cannon Mishap Destroys F-16 »

Cannon Mishap Destroys F-16

Friendly fire incidents usually involve the heat of combat but a Belgian Air Force F-16 on the ramp was a sitting duck for the serendipitously deadly aim of one of its stablemates.


Embraer Launches Praetor Bizjets »

Embraer Launches Praetor Bizjets

Embraer has updated its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid- and super-midsize business jets but the upgrades are big enough that it has created new product lines.


EAA Funds $1 Million For Flight Training »

EAA Funds $1 Million For Flight Training

EAA has announced it will fund up to $10,000 each toward the cost of flight training for up to 100 young people, thanks to a $1 million grant from the Ray Foundation. The foundation, based in Naples, Florida, aims to help boost the flight-training success rate from the current 20 percent to 80 percent.


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GA Helps Hurricane Michael Response »

Gainesville, Florida, is the hub of a GA relief effort to help the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael. More

Raptors Wrecked By Michael »

By some estimates as many as 22 F-22 Raptor fighters were damaged or destroyed when Hurricane Michael scored a direct hit on Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida on Wednesday. More

Ernest Out At Textron Aviation »

On the eve of the National Business Aviation Association convention (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando, Textron has shifted the sometimes-controversial president of its aviation division, Scott Ernest, to the... More

New ADS-B Rebate Announced »

As we reported earlier, the FAA is reinstating its $500 rebate for equipage with ADS-B Out as an incentive for aircraft operators to get the new gear installed before the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline.... More

Industry Round-up, October 12, 2018 »

This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports of a new sim lab, a second chance to catch a weather tool webinar and a change in leadership at Pro Star Aviation. More

AEA Announces Leadership Change »

The Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) board of directors announced on Monday that it has selected Mike Adamson to succeed current president and CEO Paula Derks. Derks, who has served as... More

Pentagon Grounds F-35s »

The Pentagon temporarily grounded the United States’ F-35 fleet on Thursday after the discovery of defective fuel tubes in an F-35 engine. The findings come from the initial investigation into... More

Longest Nonstop Commercial Route Launched »

Singapore Airlines launched the first of its newly reopened nonstop flights from Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) on Thursday. The flight is... More



Seeing The Invisible

Seeing The Invisible »

Air behaves like a fluid when flowing around mountains, buildings and treelines. To help visualize what the wind is doing, think about water. More


Transponder Code Sets

Transponder Code Sets »

Transponders have been with us since the 1950s. They have improved greatly over the years, but even though they are one of the most straightforward pieces of electronics, they have some oddities in their use. More


Press Releases


ALSIM has once again expanded its presence in North America with a new joint Alsim/Cirrus Aviation demonstration center and simulation lab in Florida.

Replay of FAA webinar on the HEMS weather tool

Our FAA webinar was attended in record numbers on October 9th. We have recorded the presentation and made it available for the public.

From Embraer to Pro Star Aviation - New GM

New Hampshire's own, Pro Star Aviation (KMHT), welcomes former Embraer General Manager (GM) to take over day-to-day management operations for the busy business & corporate aviation service company.