The FAA says it’s tracking down the owners of up to 11,000 aircraft operating in the U.S. that may be noncompliant or have expired registrations. The focus of the operation appears to be commercial aircraft but the FAA didn’t make any distinctions in its comments on the topic.More
To no one’s surprise, those in favor of splitting air traffic control from the FAA are busy planning their next move. After a last-minute grassroots lobbying effort blocked an amendment snuck into the FAA reauthorization bill passed last month that would have laid the legal groundwork for such a move, the CEO of one of the U.S.’s largest airlines was musing about the next steps in front of a friendly audience at the Economic Club of Washington earlier this month.More
Boeing has announced its selection of 10 designs that will go on to compete for a $1 million prize to be awarded next year in its GoFly competition, which aims to inspire innovators to create a VTOL “personal flying device” that can safely be used by anyone, anywhere.More
Transport Canada says the suspected human excrement that has landed on cars, people and property in British Columbia over the last six weeks didnt come from airplanes. About a dozen incidents... More
Wildfire fighters may soon have a new aerial attack weapon in the in the form of a retired Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300. Coulson Air Tankers, the Canadian company that displayed the last... More
Blackhawk Modifications has announced that its subsidiary, Vector-Hawk Aerospace, will be offering the company's Blackhawk XP67A Engine+ Upgrade STC kit for the Beechcraft King Air 350ER. The kit... More
When it comes to this weeks news roundup, AVweb found reports on Superior Air Parts 2018 Oshkosh forum series schedule and a new opportunity for U.S. pilots from Emirates airline. More
The University of North Dakota (UND) has partnered with United Airlines to create a career pipeline program for its flight students. Through the Career Pathway Program (CPP), graduates of... More
Sonex Aircraft announced that its SubSonex Personal Jet has been approved for the Reno National Championship Air Races this September. The jet, a JSX-2 model named Sharkie, was debuted... More
Rolls-Royce announced on Thursday that it will be eliminating 4,600 jobsnearly 10 percent of the positions at the companyover the next 24 months as part of a company-wide restructuring... More
EAA has announced the lineup for its annual Innovations Day at Oshkosh 2018. This year, the organization says, topics will include electric and hybrid powerplant technology, artificial intelligence... More
I am not a big proponent of memorizing airspeeds. It can be a risky practice if you fly many different types of aircraft. Most of the important airspeeds can be determined from the airspeed indicator (ASI), though there are a few you probably... More
Do you have an aviation dream job? AVweb wants to hear from you. From flying to fixing, were looking for stories about fascinating and unusual GA jobs. Surprise us with the rare aircraft you instruct in, specialized maintenance you do, or... More
What about an around-the-world flight? After years of work and planning, a pole-to-pole Lancair flight heads north on a record-setting journey. More
Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification #4WVR269D. It becomes the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, FL.
Emirates airline invites interested pilots from the USA to fly one of the world’s most modern fleets, across its growing network of international routes. The Dubai-based airline will be hosting Pilot Roadshows in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Seattle.
In addition to Superior Air Parts, RAM Aircraft, CamGuard, Hartzell Propellers, Aviation Product Services and others will host presentations July 23rd through 28th during Oshkosh AirVenture 2018. Attendees will receive a free electronic copy of Engine Management 101 by Superior's V.P. product support, Bill Ross.
The new thing on CTAF is to announce your last radio transmission. Really, must we? More
This photo was taken on a C-182 flight from Alabama to El Paso. All in all, it was a 10.1 hrs adventure. We skirted just south of Guadelupe Peak, entering ELP from the east at 12,500 feet. Copyrighted photo by Robert Wannenburg.