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Icon Demo Prompts Emergency Response

In most circumstances, an aircraft sales rep wants as much attention as possible for his product but Rick Rief had people calling 911 every time he did a demo flight in St. Louis last week.


Trump TFR Airports Reimbursed »

Trump TFR Airports Reimbursed

Financial relief is on the way for airport businesses affected by presidential TFRs near President Donald Trumpís two favorite vacation getaways.


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Registration Trusts Make The News »

A Dallas television station is the latest mainstream media outlet raising the alarm about a common, some say necessary, tool used to register aircraft in the U.S., invoking the specter of criminals... More

FAA Requiring Visible Drone ID Numbers »

The FAA has posted a new rule requiring owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drones) to display an FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of their aircraft. Previously,... More

Industry Round-up, February 15, 2019 »

This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new training management system for Spirit Airlines, a partnership between MedAire and Fireside Partners and a positive year-end result for... More

uAvionix Introduces Installation Network »

ADS-B designer and manufacturer uAvionix has launched a Qualified Installers (QI) program for its skyBeacon and tailBeacon ADS-B Out products. The program which, is aiming to expand the... More

Five Injured On Delta Flight »

Five passengers were injured on Delta Flight 5763 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence en route from John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California, to Washington’s... More

USS Hornet Found In South Pacific »

The crew of the R/V Petrel research vessel announced that they have located the wreck of the USS Hornet, a World War II aircraft carrier that sunk in October 1942 during the Battle of Santa Cruz... More

Dallas Tracon Evacuation Causes Ground Stop »

The FAA issued ground stops at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) on Wednesday afternoon after the DFW Tracon was evacuated due to smoke in the building. It has been reported that... More

Viper Demonstration Team Commander Removed »

United States Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team commander Capt. Zoe Kotnik was removed from command on Monday after only two weeks in the position. Kotnik, who took command of the team on... More



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


Making GA Safety Policy

Making GA Safety Policy »

Since the mid-1990s, the FAA has worked proactively with the aviation community to reduce fatal aviation accidents. This has worked spectacularly well with the airlines, which are much more tightly regulated than general aviation, and the safety... More


Press Releases

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.