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New Space Exploration Tech Partners For NASA

NASA has announced new partnerships with six U.S. companies to develop technologies related to space exploration. The accepted proposals cover three strategic technology focus areas: Expand Utilization of Space, Enable Efficient and Safe Transportation Into and Through Space and Increase Access to Planetary Surfaces.

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NTSB: Turbulence Forecasts Need Improvement »

NTSB: Turbulence Forecasts Need Improvement

The National Weather Service needs to do a better job of forecasting low-level turbulence, which can affect GA pilots, the NTSB said in a recent Safety Recommendation. The recommendation is part of the safety board’s ongoing investigation of the crash of a Pilatus PC-12 in April 2017.

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Alaska Wreck Declared Unrecoverable »

The National Park Service has ended its efforts to reach the crash site of a de Havilland Beaver, operated by K2 Aviation, that hit the side of a mountain during a sightseeing flight in Denali... More

Pilot Crashes Jet Into House »

A professional pilot, Duane Youd, stole his employer’s Cessna Citation 525 jet and deliberately crashed it into his own house, in Payson, Utah, about 2:30 a.m. Monday, according to police... More

Q400 How-To Videos Available »

Chief among the many comments and reactions to the suicide by Rich Russell in a Horizon Airlines Q400 on Friday was the wonder about how a ramp attendant could take off and do aerobatics in a... More

Rim Shot From 50 Feet »

Trick shots are the hallmark of the Harlem Globetrotters but making a basket from the back seat of a Super Cub was a highlight even for the storied team. More

Trump Choice Complicating FAA Administrator Nomination »

President Donald Trump's continued promotion of his personal pilot John Dunkin as the next FAA administrator is apparently the underlying cause of the lengthy delay in nominating a new administrator. More

Vintage Airliner Crash Injures Five »

For the second time in less than a month, a vintage airliner carrying passengers has crashed but this time there were no fatalities. The 1944 de Havilland Dragon Rapide biplane took off from... More

Suicidal Ramp Worker Crashes Q400 (Updated, Corrected) »

A Horizon Air Q400 crashed on Ketron Island near Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Washington State after 29-year-old ramp worker Rich Russell was able to take it off from the busy international airport. More

 

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Healthy Pilot #14: Bad Back? Welcome to the Club

Healthy Pilot #14: Bad Back? Welcome to the Club »

Your body’s wondrous structure of bone, muscle, tendons, ligaments and assorted odds and ends is a fantastic erector set that keeps vital organs safe, and allows for all of life’s perambulations. It lifts, twists, bends on command, and... More

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Lessons From A Veteran Cargo Dog

Lessons From A Veteran Cargo Dog »

Excellent situational awareness, staying ahead of the airplane and checking your ego at the door are all keys to flying cargo, just as they are when flying anything else. More

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Air Zoo Celebrates National Aviation Day with Flight Discovery Center Open House

In observance of National Aviation Day, the Air Zoo will open its newly-renamed Flight Discovery Center to the public from noon-5pm at no charge. Pilots are invited to fly-in for the festivities.

1,000+ Aviation Pros in Houston for Diversity & Industry Shortage Talks, Aug. 14-17th

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) will host its 42nd Annual Convention and Career Exposition, August 14 - 17, at Marriott Marquis Houston with representatives from 52 companies and airline carriers set to participate.

SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES IT HAS EXTENDED THE FACTORY WARRANTY ON NEW MILLENNIUM CYLINDERS TO AN INDUSTRY-LEADING 37 MONTHS*

New warranty program is 37 months on Millennium Cylinders and 24 months on Superior replacement parts and piece parts. Warranty available on all new cylinders and parts sold after January 01, 2018.