Russ Niles

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Aviation Expo Canceled
May 21, 2017 The Flying Aviation Expo scheduled for October in Palm Springs has been canceled but organizers are holding out hope it may be...

Nextant Announces Challenger Upgrade
May 21, 2017 The European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) opens May 22 in Geneva and as usual, companies are making...

Bahamas Allows BasicMed
May 20, 2017 The Bahamas is the first neighboring country to the U.S. to accept BasicMed as a medical qualification for U.S. pilots flying...

Court Quashes Drone Registration
May 19, 2017 A Washington court has quashed the FAAís drone registration program. The court ruled Friday that the registration rule...

'Drones Are The New UFOs': AMA
May 14, 2017 As might be expected, pilots are reporting seeing a lot more drones these days but the lather that sightings seem to create...

Santa Monica Deal To Be Reviewed
May 14, 2017 A panel of judges will review the deal struck between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica that will close the airport by 2028...

Engine Glitches On New Airliners
May 14, 2017 The next generation of airliners use a lot less fuel and are whisper quiet but squeezing all that efficiency out is...

Trump Wants Steam Carrier Catapults
May 13, 2017 Itís no secret that President Donald Trump is a big fan of coal, but he surprised the Navy with his preference for steam as...

Drones Hurt, FAA Study Finds
May 7, 2017 With drones, as with most things, the bigger they are, the harder they fall. Thatís a principal finding of a report by the...

C919 Has Maiden Flight
May 6, 2017 Chinaís long-awaited C919 single-aisle airliner flew for the first time on Friday and completed an 80-minute low-altitude and...