Russ Niles

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How Not To Handprop An SR22
September 23, 2018 Scattered among accident reports is the occasional hand prop attempt that goes wrong but not many concern high-performance...

Astro Launches Elroy eVTOL
September 23, 2018 Yet another eVTOL company has announced it is in flight trials with the intention of upending the urban transportation market...

GA Helps Hurricane Florence Response
September 23, 2018 If it seems like storms are getting worse, there may be some comfort in the fact that storm response, including GAs...

FAA Reauthorization Imminent?
September 22, 2018 The House and Senate could vote next week on a compromise FAA Reauthorization bill that was released on Saturday.

Crash Pilot Had Certificate Revoked (Corrected)
September 16, 2018 A man whose pilot certificate was revoked 21 years ago for lying on his medical application was the presumed pilot of a Cessna...

Timeline Tight For FAA Reauthorization
September 16, 2018 It seems likely legislators will miss a Sept. 30 deadline to pass an FAA reauthorization bill but they may not require yet...

Spitfire Circumnavigation Planned
September 16, 2018 What sounds like a dream flight will undoubtedly be a technical and logistical nightmare as a British group attempts the first...

Pilot Beard Ban Debunked
September 15, 2018 Canadian researchers say they have debunked the long-held belief that facial hair interferes with the seal on pilot oxygen...

F-16 Plant May Move To India
September 9, 2018 Lockheed Martin has reached a deal to shift production of F-16 wings to India, sparking speculation it might be planning to...

Drone Encounters Boost Separation Incidents
September 9, 2018 The U.K.s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) says drone encounters accounted for almost the entire 58 percent increase in air...