FAA Allows ASTM Standards For Part 23 Compliance »

FAA Allows ASTM Standards For Part 23 Compliance

The FAA has announced its acceptance of 30 published ASTM International consensus standards for certification of normal category Part 23 airplanes. The new Means of Compliance (MOC) are, according to the FAA, “an acceptable means, but not the only means, of showing compliance to the applicable regulations in Part 23 [and] provide at least the same level of safety as the corresponding requirements.”

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One Aviation Wants To Resume EA550 Production »

One Aviation Wants To Resume EA550 Production

The Albuquerque Journal is reporting that One Aviation has attracted new investors, wants to resume building airplanes and is offering to pay most of its back rent to the City of Albuquerque as part of its restructuring process.

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737 Crashes In Havana (Updated) »

737 Crashes In Havana (Updated)

Cuban authorities have confirmed 110 of 113 people died in the crash of a 40-year-old Boeing 737-201 in Havana, Cuba Friday.

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Flight Commemorates 100 Years Of Airmail »

Pilots Addison Pemberton, Jeff Hamilton and Ben Scott are marking the centennial anniversary of the U.S. airmail service by flying three vintage Stearman Speedmail biplanes along Contract Air Mail... More

FAA Issues New Doors-Off Flight Rules »

The FAA is once again allowing doors-off operations on commercial flights carrying passengers as long as passenger restraint systems comply with its newly published rules. The administration issued... More

Vietnam Exhibit To Open At Museum Of Flight »

A new exhibit about the air war in Southeast Asia, "Vietnam Divided,” will open at Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Memorial Day weekend. The exhibit will be a permanent addition to the main... More

SpaceX Launches Upgraded Falcon 9 »

SpaceX successfully completed the first flight of its upgraded Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket, carrying the Bangladesh telecommunications satellite Bangabandhu-1 into orbit last Friday. According to... More

GAO Reports On Pilot Supply Issues »

Flight schools are finding it hard to retain their instructor ranks because airlines are hiring away their staff, a government study reported this week. At the same time, flight schools find it... More

FAA Considers Changes To Supersonic Ban »

The FAA’s rules currently prohibit civil aircraft from exceeding speeds in excess of Mach 1 over U.S. land areas, and the FAA says that’s not going to change. However, the agency said... More

NTSB Finds Wing Crack In Piper Trainer »

NTSB investigators working to determine the cause of the recent in-flight breakup of a Piper trainer have discovered a wing crack in another Piper PA-28R-201 aircraft, the agency said on Tuesday.... More

 

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Flight Training’s Future Fleet

Flight Training’s Future Fleet »

The face of aviation training is changing and one of the places where the effects can be seen is in how many and what kinds of new aircraft are entering the aviation training fleet. There are a lot of factors driving the shift—a more... More

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Curtis Superior Valve Co. Inc. Receives FAA PMA Approval for CCB-38000 Quick Drain Valve

Curtis Superior Valve Co. Inc. is proud to announce that they have received FAA PMA approval for the CCB-38000 low profile, aluminum oil quick drain valve. This drain valve fits most Lycoming engines

Request For Interest For Aeronautical Development At Several Locations On The Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport

A Request for Interest will be issued on May 15, 2018 for the lease and development of four separate parcels located on the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (“Airport”) in Santa Rosa, California; three parcels are designated for aeronautical use and one parcel for either aeronautical or non-aeronautical use.

FinnSonic and DAES Representation Announce Agreement Renewal at the MRO Americas 2018

The agreement was formally signed by Tea Lehto, FinnSonic CEO and Juerg Bartlome, DAES Group CEO during the MRO Americas 2018