The only fatalities resulting from the magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Mexico on Friday were 13 people on the ground hit by a crashing military Blackhawk helicopter on Saturday.More
Canada is looking at banning some types of laser pointers after its Transport Minister ordered his staff to look at “all possible options” to halt laser attacks on aircraft.More
All 65 people aboard an Aseman Airlines ATR-72 turboprop were killed when the aircraft crashed in bad weather in the mountains of southern Iran Sunday.More
Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) has certified the Pipistrel Alpha Electro in its advanced ultralight category, the first certification of an electric aircraft in North America. More
The FAA and NTSB are now mulling the circumstances of a relatively minor helicopter crash in South Carolina that may go down in history as the first U.S. aircraft crash caused by a drone. More
FBOs and local airports across Canada have been affected by a quarantine of avgas following a quality control problem at the only refinery that makes 100LL in Canada. More
A company in Wyoming has secured FAA approval to start flight tests with a large twin-engine drone, the Flyox Mark II, built by Singular Aircraft of Barcelona, Spain. The amphibious drone has a... More
The FAA said this week it plans to spend $100 million in Phase II of its CLEEN (Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise) program, working with industry partners to develop new aircraft and... More
The FAA has published an Airworthiness Directive affecting an estimated 2,147 Cessna twin-engine airplanes, requiring the owners or operators to inspect the spar caps, and if cracks are found,... More
The FAA appears to be ramping up its promotion of ADS-B equipage now that the clock is really ticking on getting the gear. More
The pilot at the controls of a Learjet 35A until just before it crashed in Teterboro last year should not have been flying, according to documents released by the NTSB this week. Company policy... More
Want to remain PIC for a good long while? Pay attention to your blood pressure and, with your doctor's help, keep it under control. More
As spring approaches and the crosswinds build, it's time to review the techniques for landing successfully on those blustery days. More
Heard on Denver departure XXXX: "Just off Centennial Center: "Squawk 6666 Center: "Umm, do you want another? We could give you a different one. Silence XXXX: No, it's okay, we'll keep that one. John C. Lamb More
Bye Aerospace, an aerospace company applying innovative electric and solar-electric propulsion technologies to aviation markets, today announced it has successfully closed its latest round of funding.
Kansas State offering a course on certifying aircraft and components.
Fixed-wing operator, and leading air medical vendor, Jet Logistics Inc. announced it has successfully completed all FAA training and testing to receive authorization to conduct operations in the Pacific Ocean and surrounding areas. This immediately expands the company's service range for air medical/ambulance clients thru-out the Pacific region, including but not limited to the Hawaiian Islands.
Reliefband's latest wearable therapeutic device is nearly $200, but there might be other things to try for queasy pax. More
Nice photos this week but we like pictures of airplanes in the air and Helen Lavigne's great shot of Andre Durocher's souped-up Beaver filled the bill. Nice shot, Helene.
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