A New Zealand general aviation manufacturer is facing heavy fines and its executives prison sentences for violating international trade sanctions against North Korea.More
A leaking oxygen hose fitting likely led to the fatal crash of a turbonormalized Mooney M20 Acclaim off the coast of Atlantic City on Sept. 10, 2015.More
A reheated version of Airbusís 25-year-old A330, the A330neo flew for the first time Thursday in the European companyís attempt to shore up its presence in the 250- to 300-seat long-range market.More
Invoking emergency powers, President Trump waived a law Friday that had limited the ability of the Air Force to pull pilots out of retirement. Pentagon spokesman Navy Cmdr. Gary Ross says he... More
Just months ago, government security agencies were contemplating a ban of electronic devices larger than a cellphone from airliner cabins, but this week, the FAA is calling for the opposite. In a... More
Citing a lack of FAA guidance or industry expertise in training pilots for low-altitude operations, Icon Aircraft has created guidelines for pilots flying the A5 and is preparing a low-altitude... More
Virgin Galactic is about three months away from launching into space, founder Richard Branson said at a business forum in Finland recently. He added that he expects to fly into space about three... More
The government of Malaysia is considering a proposal from seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, a U.S. company, to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370, according to news reports on... More
Just weeks after releasing a replacement product for its AD-stricken ADS600-B system, Texas-based NavWorx announced on its webpage today it is ceasing operations and is not conducting any business. More
The impact of misunderstandings between pilots and air traffic controllers due to language differences has been underestimated as a contributing factor in accidents, researchers from Embry-Riddle... More
Two pilots for Air Berlin, approaching their last landing into Dusseldorf, Germany, before the carriers insolvency, instead flew along the runway, banked sharply, then pulled up and flew one... More
Only days out of training a young pilot was seduced by the black hole syndrome that has claimed too many unwary flyers. More
The fuel pumps in your airplane should last to engine TBO if the fuel system is kept clean. If one does fail, overhaul is usually less expensive than buying new. More
It was Saturday afternoon some years ago at our mid-sized, midwestern airport.Things were hopping. Air Guard jets were shooting landings on the long runway, airliners were arriving and departing, two or three aircraft were in the pattern practicing, transients were coming and going, and then there was my friend and me in a 1945 65-HP J-3 Cub doing touch and goes. After four landings, blissfully unaware of the consternation our extremely slow speed was causing, we asked the tower on our... More
The WWII Airborne Demonstration Team Foundation's Douglas C-49 Skytrain returned to the skies on October 14, 2017.
Aeroplex/Aerolease Group and Tony Marlow Castle & Cooke Aviation have donated a 10,000-square-foot hangar at Van Nuys Airport as the venue for a fund-raiser that will allow Los Angeles Unified School District students to compete in SkillsUSA events.
Idaho Flight School launches first Mountain Flying Online Ground School for backcountry pilots everywhere.
Thanks to Daniel Valovich for this great shot of a Pitts. We're getting great pictures but some of the descriptions leave a lot to be desired. Set the scene for our readers. Tell us the type of plane, name of the pilot, if you know, where the photo was taken and what was going on at the time. You'll have a much better chance of getting your photo published.