Emirates A380 Completes Flight With Hole In Wing Root Fairing

An Emirates A380 landed safely in Brisbane, Australia, on Saturday after apparently making some or even most of the 13-hour flight from Dubai with...

Driver Killed In Shockwave Jet Truck Explosion

At least one person was killed when one of the most popular airshow attractions on the circuit, Shockwave, an old semitractor unit propelled by...

EASA Publishes Rules For Air Taxi Ops

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced on Thursday that it has published proposed rules for air taxi operation in cities. Calling it...

DOT To Audit FAA Oversight Of Boeing 737 And 787 Production

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has announced plans to audit of the FAA’s oversight of Boeing 737 and...

The Mysterious Glasair Gate Guardian At YPK

Every so often we catch a glimpse of something. You do a double-take and your...

Accident Probe: Practicing For CFIT

The circle-to-land maneuver at the conclusion of an instrument approach has earned a reputation over...

Top Letters And Comments, July 1, 2022

This week's letters brought comments from readers about tying down an airplane in bad weather, propeller overhauls and using mogas.
For the third consecutive year, PilotEdge hosts SimVenture Oshkosh 2022 on July 14-17.
Avsoft International has signed a contract with Southwestern Illinois College’s Aviation Pilot Training program, located in Belleville, IL.
Taken on May 25, 2022, at a soaring contest in Albert Lea, Minnesota, with a Sony A7-IV 74mm f/4 1/160. Photo by Greg Palmer.
Rotor wash accidents are relatively rare, probably because most of us are too scared to mess with them. That's a good thing.

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Best Of The Web: Surviving A Rotor Wash Crash

On Jan.3, 2022, a Cessna 120 flown by a 1000-hour pilot and CFI encountered rotor wash from a Huey helicopter that passed just in...