Canadian authorities are investigating after a Cessna 172 on a training flight suffered about $4,000 (USD) in damage when it collided with an airborne object near a British Columbia Airport.More
Aerocor, an aircraft broker based in Los Angeles, has announced it is now offering a certified pre-owned option for the Eclipse 500 and 550 jets. Aircraft sold as “certified pre-owned” must have no damage history and will include fresh inspections along with first-year scheduled maintenance and operational support, the company says. Aerocor says each jet will be flight-tested, and will be delivered with all mandatory service bulletins, critical system updates, a 24-month inspection and all maintenance items due within the first 12 months or 300 flight hours of ownership completed.More
The nomination periods are now open for two prestigious aviation awards, the Katherine Wright Trophy and the FAI Awards, the National Aeronautic Association said this week. The Wright trophy, established in 1981 by the Gates Learjet Corp., is awarded annually "to an individual who has contributed to the success of others, or made a personal contribution to the advancement of the art, sport, and science of aviation and space flight over an extended period of time."More
GAMA released their year-end shipment and billings data on Wednesday, along with a State of the Industry news conference that was streamed live online. Their data shows that airplane... More
Textron Aviation has now confirmed that it has discontinued the TTx, the often renamed high-performance single it acquired 10 years ago. More
So far more than 2,000 people have signed up to be part of Boeings GoFly challenge, which offers $2 million in prizes to inspire the creation of a safe and easy-to-use near-VTOL... More
If youve been watching any of the winter Olympics events recently, you might have wondered, why are there no gold medals for Aeronautics? According to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum,... More
The FAA is reminding helicopter operators that they must use certified gear when conducting human external cargo operations that is, transporting humans via a harness slung... More
Lockheed Martin has started construction of a new 255,000-square-foot office facility in Orlando, Florida, and plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, the company has announced.... More
Boeings latest version of the 737, the Max 9, is now FAA certified and will soon start deliveries, the company announced last week. The airplane adds three additional seat rows compared to... More
A Wall Street Journal editorial last week said it would be a good idea to privatize the air traffic control system, and singled out the opposition by NBAA and AOPA for critique. Whats... More
Tower controllers arent always just working airplanes. Theyre watching and recording the weather too, making sure youve got the latest and greatest information. More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
ATC: Squawk 0007 maintain 4500 direct to XXXX Me: Maintain 4500 direct XXXX, squawk licensed to kill ATC: only if your name is Bond, James Bond Me: Since my name is Dave I guess I will just squawk 0007 Dave Gagliardi More
San Antonio, TX (February 20, 2018) TALCO Aviation Corporation announced today has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RAJAY Parts, LLC, the leading general aviation turbocharging company focused on supporting thousands of aircraft currently operating a legendary RAJAY(R) system.
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics to Distribute StartStick(R) and StartStick(R) Fleet Ground Power Units
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced it has signed an agreement with Aviation Battery Systems, LLC to distribute the company's StartStick(R) and StartStick(R) Fleet ground power units and accessories.
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.
It had everything it needed. Except sales traction and maybe a parachute. More
What a beautiful example of air-to-air photography by Rob Bach out flying with the past and future of aviation. That's 23-year-old Hayden Newhouse in his 90-year-old Heath Parasol. Great shot.
Overhauling an engine is a big investment, with downtime, reliability, and confidence hanging in the balance. The editors at Aviation Consumer magazine want to know about your engine overhaul experience and the experience you had dealing with the shop. We'd appreciate you taking a couple of minutes to answer these questions. Take the survey here: http://engineshopsurvey2017.questionpro.comMore