Dassault Halts Wilmington Operations

Dassault Aircraft Services announced on Friday that it is temporarily suspending operations at its facility in Wilmington, Delaware, after an employee tested...

Boeing Initiates Voluntary Layoff Plan

Boeing has announced the initiation of a voluntary layoff (VLO) plan as a means to address financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus...

75,000 Young Eagles Enrolled In Learn To Fly Course

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced that more than 75,000 participants in the organization’s Young Eagles program have now enrolled in...

Sun ‘n Fun Postponed Until 2021

The 46th annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo will not take place this year due to efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Human Factors: A Lethal Game of Chance

Would you like to play a game of Russian Roulette? To make it more...

Top Letters And Comments, April 3, 2020

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the FAA pausing medical enforcement, the effect of COVID-19 on flight instruction, homebuilt aircraft and plans to attend AirVenture.

Satellite Imagery

Since the mid‑1970s, satellite imagery has made its way into everything from television weather‑casts...

Air Plains Services Gains PMA for Cessna Airbox Gasket

Air Plains Services has gained Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) from the Federal Aviation Administration to manufacture new replacement airbox gaskets for a variety of Cessna single-engine piston aircraft.

Baron Announces Threat Net Mobile App

Baron, the worldwide provider of critical weather intelligence, announces its mobile version of Baron Threat Net, allowing users to monitor important weather data by location, ensuring safety while on the go.
Taken with a simple point and shoot film camera. Late 1980s over Woolverton Field, Buchanan MI. From a Rotec Rally III. Photo by Ralph Ballard.

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Best of the Web: F/A-18 Carrier Recovery

When Navy aircraft return to trap aboard a carrier in good weather, it's called a Case I operation. It's normally done entirely visually and "ziplip." No radio comms. In this video on the Wingnut172N channel, you can see the enter sequence from the break over the ship to the final arrestment.

Flying Freight In The Corona Crisis

Coronavirus lockdowns have impacted aviation in unimaginable ways, including freight carriers. They're busy, but this is not normal.