Mary Grady

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First Engine Start For Stratolaunch
September 21, 2017 Stratolaunch, the massive airplane that is being built by Scaled Composites to deliver satellites to low Earth orbit,...

NTSB Blames Crew In Pence Overrun Incident
September 21, 2017 “Several failures in close succession” by a jet’s flight crew were the probable cause of a runway excursion at LaGuardia...

Plane-Blimp Hybrid Drone Debuts
September 21, 2017 Two brothers in Seattle, working as Egan Airships, have built a drone that combines features from both fixed-wing aircraft and...

NTSB Reminds Pilots To Beware Of Carbon Monoxide
September 20, 2017 The danger of carbon monoxide poisoning in aviation was the subject of two safety alerts released by the NTSB on Wednesday,...

Spike Plans To Fly Soon
September 20, 2017 Spike Aerospace, one of a handful of companies working to bring back supersonic civilian flight, said on Wednesday they will...

AOPA’s Landsberg To Join NTSB
September 19, 2017 Bruce Landsberg, who worked as a safety advocate at the AOPA Air Safety Institute for many years, has been nominated to be a...

Lilium Raises $90 Million For Electric VTOL
September 7, 2017 Lilium, a start-up aviation company based in Munich, announced on Thursday they have raised $90 million in investment to...

B747 SuperTanker Fights First U.S. Fire
September 6, 2017 A Boeing 747-400 SuperTanker whose owners have been disputing a rule of the U.S. Forest Service that keeps them from flying...

New Part 23 Now In Effect
September 5, 2017 The FAA announced in December that it had revamped its airworthiness standards for general aviation airplanes, and as of Aug....

NTSB Cites Fuel-Management Hazard
August 29, 2017 Better fuel management by aviators could prevent an average of 50 general aviation accidents a year, the NTSB said in a GA...