Super Bowl Notam For GA Now Posted »

Super Bowl Notam For GA Now Posted

The FAA has posted its Notice to Airmen for pilots flying in to the Atlanta area for the Super Bowl, to be held Sunday, Feb. 3, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. More than 1,100 GA aircraft are expected to fly in to the metro area for the game, the FAA said.

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New CTLS Factory Under Development »

New CTLS Factory Under Development

Flight Design partner AeroJones Aviation Technology has announced that it will be building a new on-airport manufacturing plant at Dalu General Airport in Zhenjiang, China. AeroJones, which is currently operating out of a factory in Xiamen, manufactures CTLS light sport aircraft for the Asia-Pacific region.

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FAA Developing New Florida Flight Paths »

FAA Developing New Florida Flight Paths

The FAA has announced that is redesigning flight paths and air traffic control procedures for aircraft flying over Central and South Florida as part of its Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) airspace modernization initiative.

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Electric Helicopter Flies Record 30 NM »

A modified Robinson R44 designed and built by Tier 1 Engineering has set a Guinness World Record for the farthest distance traveled by an electric-powered helicopter, the company announced this... More

Aspen's E5 Low-Cost EFIS Now STC Certified »

Aspen Avionics is the latest avionics manufacturer to earn a wide-reaching STC for the installation of a non-TSO primary flight display. Aspen's E5 electronic flight instrument (EFI) has a starting... More

Boeing Launches Long-Range 777x Bizjet »

Boeing introduced its newest business jet this week at the Middle East Business Aviation Association Show, in Dubai, noting that it can fly between any two points on Earth nonstop, and announced a... More

Diamond Sells 60 Aircraft For Flight Training »

Diamond Aircraft, of Austria, announced this week at the Middle East Business Aviation Association Show in Dubai they have agreed to sell 60 airplanes, including both the single-engine DA40 NG and... More

Storm Cancels Thousands Of Flights »

The nasty mix of ice and snow that blanketed the Southeast on the weekend is expected to linger through Monday, cancelling thousands of flights and causing a ripple through the whole system. More

Buzzy The Drone Leads FAA Kids Campaign »

Children haven’t traditionally been the target of FAA compliance efforts but Buzzy the Drone will lead the agency into the holiday drone-giving season to keep kids from flying their new... More

Tuskeegee Airman Takes Birthday Flight »

Old habits die hard and when retired Air Force Col. Charles McGee took the controls of a HondaJet last week, he banked gently left and right, getting a feel for the ultramodern business jet. More

Distracted Flying Cited In Landing Accident »

Distracted flying has been cited in the dynamic rollover of a light helicopter in Ireland in July. The country’s Air Accidents Investigations Unit said the pilot of an Enstrom 280FX helicopter... More

 

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The Pilot’s Lounge #141: Killer Gas

The Pilot’s Lounge #141: Killer Gas »

Every year there are a few accidents in which carbon monoxide poisoning is a factor. The toxic gas is odorless and colorless—and the manner in which it attacks a human makes it nothing short of a bully on steroids. My daughter’s... More

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Good To Go?

Good To Go? »

Regardless of what you fly, how it’s equipped, and how old or new it is, you eventually will encounter inoperative instruments and/or equipment during a preflight inspection. Once the inoperative component is discovered, you have to make a... More

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Favendo takes passengers to their destination at Germany's largest international airport

Location-based services specialist Favendo has implemented a BLE sensor infrastructure in terminals one and two at Frankfurt Airport for FRAPORT AG. In addition, the company developed and provided the positioning and navigation software for the Frankfurt Airport App.

Airspace inquiry takes off.

Concerns over the design of the aviation skies above Britain were raised during the first Oral hearing session of an inquiry commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA).

Parliamentary Group on General Aviation urges Minister to bring 'Church Bell' and 'Live Music' protection to Britain's Airfields.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has called upon the Housing and Planning Minister to provide airfields with the same level of retrospective protection as churches, live music venues and farms.