Wizz Air Sneaks A320 Out Of Ukraine

Hungarian budget carrier Wizz Air has repatriated one of four A320s stranded in Ukraine in what looks like an off-the-books dash to Poland. The...

Pilatus Acquires Skytech Inc.

Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus announced on Friday that it has acquired U.S.-based specialist service provider and aircraft vendor Skytech Inc. According to Pilatus, the...

Boeing, Red 6 Partner On Augmented Reality For Fighter Pilot Training

Boeing has partnered with Red 6 to develop augmented reality (AR) technology for aerial dogfighting and training in advanced tactical aircraft. The collaboration agreement...

Mesa Orders Pipistrel Trainers For Pilot Development Program

Mesa Airlines has placed a firm order for 29 Pipistrel Alpha Trainer 2 aircraft with options to buy an additional 75 aircraft over the...

Top Letters And Comments, September 23, 2022

This week's letters brought comments from readers about a thunderstorm-related accident, pilot development programs and penalties for flight disruptors.

De-icing Mods: Increasing Utility

Utility. It’s all about utility.  That’s why we buy any airplane when we don’t do it purely...

Short Final: Invasion

As a CFI, I recently had the opportunity to attend a Mooney Pilot Proficiency Program...
Avsoft has released an Airbus A320neo aircraft systems course for online pilot training.
True Blue Power, today, announced the addition of 100-watt USB-C charging ports to the company’s line of MAX Power USB Chargers (TA360 Series).
Approaching Columbia Lake to "scoop" water to fight a local fire. Photo by Larry Wasylyshen.
An autoshow is the perfect place to debut a hoverbike: good press, no aeronautical chops. Still, we're glad people are building these things. One of these days...

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When Airplanes Ruled The Movies

The years between the world wars are widely considered the Golden Age of flight. In the midst of it, Charles Lindbergh flew the Atlantic, air races were wildly popular, aircraft were making huge strides in performance and safety and passenger flights were accessible, if not cheap. Americans couldn’t get enough of airplanes and this was reflected in movies like Flying Down to Rio, with chorus lines atop a Lockheed Vega.