Aerion Announces AS2 Fuselage Partner »

Aerion Announces AS2 Fuselage Partner

Aerion Corporation and Spirit AeroSystems have announced that they will be collaborating on the preliminary design of the forward, pressurized fuselage for Aerion's AS2 supersonic business jet. Spirit joins a growing list of Aerion partners including Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell and GE Aviation.

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Got a Cirrus? Tell Us About It »

Got a Cirrus? Tell Us About It

AVweb is teaming up with our sister publication, Aviation Consumer, for a retrospective safety analysis of how Cirrus aircraft are doing at the quarter century mark. That's right, the company came out of the ground in 1994, although first deliveries weren't until 1999. If you own and fly one, we would like to hear from you.

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Honeywell Sponsoring Space Camp Students »

Honeywell Sponsoring Space Camp Students

Honeywell will be sponsoring 292 high school students to attend its annual Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama. The Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy is a series of two one-week-long space camps run for children of the company’s employees.

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Delta Opens Jet Engine Test Cell »

Delta officially opened its new state-of-the-art jet engine test cell at the airline’s TechOps facility in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday. The test cell is capable of running a mounted,... More

NASA Announces Urban Drone Traffic Management Tests »

NASA has selected the hosts for the final phase of its four-year series of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS/drones) technical demonstrations. According to NASA, the demonstrations are designed... More

2018 Aircraft Shipments Show All-Around Increase »

From rotorcraft to business jets, aircraft shipments rose shallowly across the board in 2018, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) year-end report released on... More

BRS Releases Parachute For Van's RV-10 »

After 18 months of development, BRS Aerospace says it’s ready to accept orders for the Van's RV-10 ballistic parachute. BRS already offers a kit for the Van’s RV-7 and RV-9 aircraft as... More

Jetstream Pushes Boeing 787 Past 800 MPH »

Around 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, as the Virgin 787 cruised along at 35,000 feet, it posted an 801-MPH groundspeed, according to radar tracks posted on FlightAware. More

Southwest Experiences Operational Emergency »

Southwest Airlines canceled more than 100 flights over the Presidents Day weekend not from weather or crew issues but because more than twice the number of its Boeing 737s were out of service for... More

 

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Biplane Cross-Country

Biplane Cross-Country »

Sailors have an affliction they call “bigger boat disease” or “one-foot-itis,” and I was starting to feel the rumblings of the aviator’s version. I had been flying and enjoying my Fisher FP-404 biplane for the past three... More

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The Pilot’s Lounge #143: Service Test Flying

The Pilot’s Lounge #143: Service Test Flying »

There are three levels of flight testing. The top end, requiring extensive education and training, is experimental flight test. The next level down is production flight test. Service test flying is the lowest rung on the test ladder. It usually... More

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AEROCOR - Global Leader in Very Light Jet Sales 2 Years Running

Recent startup AEROCOR announces that it has exceeded its growth expectations for 2018, making it the world's largest broker for Very Light Jets for the second year in a row

Fireside Partners and MedAire put Partnership into Practice

Fireside Partners, your all-hazards worldwide emergency response partner, and MedAire, your partner for both in-flight and at-location medical and security assistance, are working together to serve you faster and better when you need help.

Spirit Airlines signs a service agreement for the delivery of the market-leading training management system "MINT TRMS"

MINT Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of training management solutions for the aviation industry, today announces the signature of a service agreement with Spirit Airlines for the implementation of the web-based training management system MINT TRMS.