Geoff Rapoport

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P&W Hits Adaptive Fan Milestone
September 18, 2017 Pratt & Whitney has completed testing on a proof of concept adaptive bypass variant of the F135 fighter engine. The adaptive...

Over 40,000 ADS-B Aircraft Operating In U.S.
September 18, 2017 As of Sept. 1, over 40,000 U.S.-registered aircraft have been equipped to comply with the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate, says the...

FAA Airlifts Temporary Tower To St. Thomas
September 15, 2017 With the tower at Cyril E. King International Airport in St. Thomas severely damaged by Hurricane Irma, controllers had been...

Airline Traffic Continues Record Highs
September 15, 2017 Air traffic continued its eighth year of uninterrupted growth, says Department of Transportation data for the first half of...

Tree Saves Cessna Pilot
September 12, 2017 Landing in the trees is hardly ever a first choice, but it worked out for one pilot on Monday morning. Around 11:30 a.m. local...

Operation Airdrop Brings Help From Above
September 11, 2017 Doug Jackson didnít set out to found the largest private disaster airlift operation in history, but Operation Airdrop took on...

FAA ADS-B Rebate Window Closing
September 11, 2017 When the FAA set aside ten million dollars to help general aviation pilots comply with the ADS-B Out 2020 mandate, few...

Princess Juliana Airport Severely Damaged
September 8, 2017 Princess Juliana Airport, on the Island of St. Martin, has been severely damaged by Hurricane Irmaís Category 5 winds. Maho...

TSA Theft Claims Often Rejected
September 8, 2017 Claims of theft by TSA employees are a constant irritant for airline travelers so a jet charter company looked at how those...

UTC To Buy Rockwell-Collins
September 5, 2017 United Technologies (UTC) announced a deal to buy Rockwell-Collins over the weekend, growing United Technologies' already huge...