Russ Niles

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Sometimes Old Technology Is Appropriate
April 16, 2019 It can be hard to improve on some things that just work and the Air Force is coming to that realization with some of its...

International Committee To Review MAX
April 14, 2019 The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the safety certification of the Boeing 737 MAX will be reviewed by an international...

Stratolaunch Flies
April 13, 2019 The worldís largest airplane took its first flight early Saturday. The Stratolaunch, a six-engine, twin-fuselage behemoth with...

'Secret' Airplane Stops At FBO
April 6, 2019 One of Scaled Composites' (formerly) most secretive projects was on full display at a Kentucky FBO over the weekend, on its...

Pilotless Octocopter Flies With Passengers
April 6, 2019 Ehang flew its autonomous octocopter with two passengers for the first time in public in Austria on Saturday and the company...

Sun 'n Fun Rebrands
April 6, 2019 The just-wrapped Sun ín Fun Fly-In and Expo will have a new name in 2020 that better reflects the eventís mission.

Podcast: Rust Remover For CFIs
April 5, 2019 Hand flying is a major safety focus in the drive to reduce loss-of-control accidents and CFIs are being urged to sharpen their...

D-Day Squadron Finalizes Plans
April 5, 2019 Possibly the largest flotilla of C-47s and other DC-3 variants since the Second World War will cross the Atlantic in late May...

10,000 Hours In A Mustang
April 5, 2019 Legendary P-51 guru Lee Lauderback hit the remarkable milestone of 10,000 hours in the Mustang during Sun ín Fun and is being...

Vashon Delivers 12 Rangers
April 4, 2019 Vashon Aircraft has delivered 12 of its Ranger Light Sport training aircraft and CEO and founder John Torode said the planes...