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Airbus Forecasts 39,210 New Aircraft Needed By 2038

Airbus expects the worldwide passenger and freighter aircraft fleet to more than double in the next twenty years, the company said in...

New Trainer Named To Honor Tuskegee Airmen

The U.S. Air Force’s new T-X trainer has officially been named the T-7A Red Hawk in honor of the Tuskegee Airmen "Red Tails,"...

Citation 500 Turns 50

Textron Aviation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural flight of the Cessna Citation 500 business jet this week. The Citation 500, then...

Boeing, Safran Invest In EPS

Boeing and Safran have announced that they will be making a joint investment in energy solutions company Electric Power Systems (EPS). Boeing says the...

Top Letters And Comments, September 20, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about aircraft maintenance, using cellphones for emergency backup in the air and flying after 9/11.

Short Final: Lonely

Sept. 5, 2019. Hurricane Dorian is pounding the North Carolina shoreline. We are...

How Smart Is Your Cell Phone?

With much talk about modern avionics in recent years, from glass cockpits to ADS-B,...

TRANSCEND AIR TO BE FEATURED PANELIST AND EXHIBITOR AT THE ICAO INNOVATION FAIR

Transcend Air will be a featured speaker at the ICAO Innovation Fair and Fifth Annual ICAO World Aviation Forum in Montreal, Canada September 22-23. Peter H. Schmidt, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, will speak at the Green Innovation Session.

Bally Ribbon Mills to Display High Performance 3-D Woven Composites at CAMX 2019

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces that it will showcase its high-quality, high-performance products at CAMX 2019, taking place September 23-26, 2019 in Anaheim, California.
I spotted this beauty on the ramp a few weeks ago when I came out to fly. Taken with my iPhone 8, no manipulations. Copyrighted photo by Ric Lee.

Draco Crash: What Lesson?

The easy answer is don't do this. But the right answer is to accept that if you push toward your limits, you may find them.

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Flight Trial: AeroVonics Innovative Electronic Gyros

A new startup called AeroVonics rolled out the most innovative panel-mount electronic displays we've seen in quite some time. In this AVweb...