NASA Announces Flight Date For Supersonic X-Plane »

NASA Announces Flight Date For Supersonic X-Plane

NASA now has an official development timeline for its Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) X-plane that, according to the administration, will lead to the X-59ís first flight in the next three years. NASA committed to the timeline after a Key Decision Point-C (KDP-C) review confirming funding and achievability of the project.

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Three Dead In Air Ambulance Accident »

Three Dead In Air Ambulance Accident

A Cessna 441 crashed near Bismarck, North Dakota, late Sunday night, killing all three people on board. The aircraft, which was owned by Bismarck Air Medical and used as an air ambulance, was enroute from Bismarck to Williston, North Dakota, to pick up a patient.

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Boeing Schedules, Cancels Call On Max 8 »

Boeing Schedules, Cancels Call On Max 8

Boeing officials scheduled a conference call Tuesday morning with operators to address their questions about the flight-control system on the 737 Max 8, and whether the manuals provided enough information to operate the aircraft safely, but the call was later cancelled.

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Leaked Images Show Superfast Russian Helicopter »

Helicopters are ideal for lots of useful tasks, but speed over the ground has never been their strong suit, with a world speed record of only about 220 knots. That could change if a new Russian... More

GAMA: All Aircraft Shipments Are Up »

In its third-quarter shipment report, GAMA has found the overall delivery of airplanes and rotorcraft increased in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period in 2017. Piston... More

JETcopter Reveals VTOL Concept »

JETcopter, a startup company based in Germany, said this week it has completed tests that confirmed the feasibility of its concept to power its seven-seat VTOL design with two 400-HP automotive... More

Goulian Third Overall On Red Bull Season »

A couple of third-place victories were recorded by U.S. pilots in the season finale of the Red Bull Air Race series Sunday in Fort Worth. More

Shuttle Runway May See Private Spacecraft »

The massive runway at the Kennedy Space Center that was the primary landing site for the Space Shuttle could again be used for privately operated space missions. More

'Chicken Strip' To Be Legalized »

Possibly the country’s only “clothing optional” airstrip is about to be officially recognized by the National Parks Service (NPS), and the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is... More

'Pecos Bill' Owner, Vet Killed In P-51 Crash »

A well-known Texas pilot who gave numerous rides to veterans in his P-51 “Pecos Bill” was killed along with a passenger when the warbird crashed into an apartment building parking lot in... More

 

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Mind The Gaps

Mind The Gaps »

Most pilots have heard warnings about the timeliness (or lack thereof) of Nexrad radar. Better expressed as latency, the weather you see on your tablet, smartphone or multi-function display from providers like SXM or the FAA’s ADS-B could... More

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The Pilot’s Lounge #140: Ready For Winter

The Pilot’s Lounge #140: Ready For Winter »

As he does from time to time, Dave, the proprietor of the flight school here at the virtual airport, sent out a mass email to his aircraft rental customers—students and certificated pilots—asking them to come to an evening gathering to... More

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MEXICO'S FLAGSHIP AIRLINE ENHANCES FLIGHT DATA ANALYSIS WITH LEADING ANIMATION SOFTWARE CEFA FAS

With Aeromexico Group, CEFA Aviation acquires a new top reference.

Jet2.com signs a service agreement with MINT Software Systems for the implementation of the market leading training management system "MINT TRMS."

MINT Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of training management solutions for the aviation industry, today announces the signature of a service agreement with Jet2.com for the implementation of the web-based training management system MINT TRMS.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SELECTS ONE-G SIMULATION FOR NEW AATD FLEET

Central Washington University (CWU) has awarded Seattle based one-G simulation with a contract for five Foundation Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD) and a Piper Archer device that is currently in development at one-G headquarters.