EASA has published its opinion on proposed regulatory easements that will help EASA-rated private pilots gain their instrument rating faster, cheaper and more easily. By clearing the path for the "Basic Instrument Rating," EASA is combining various regulatory frameworks, allowing private pilots to gain access to instrument flying directly upon passing their EASA private pilot examinations. More
After 18 months of development, BRS Aerospace says itís ready to accept orders for the Van's RV-10 ballistic parachute. BRS already offers a kit for the Vanís RV-7 and RV-9 aircraft as well as other experimentals. More
Around 10:30 p.m. on Monday night, as the Virgin 787 cruised along at 35,000 feet, it posted an 801-MPH groundspeed, according to radar tracks posted on FlightAware. More
One Indian air force pilot was killed after two BAE Hawk aircraft collided midair. The Surya Kiran aerobatics team was preparing for an airshow at Aero India when the accident occurred. More
We take it for granted today, but 25 years ago a GPS navigator approved for non-precision instrument approaches was big thingóand Garmin's GPS 155 TSO was the first. More
It was the year of the future, avionics wise and otherwise. We just didnt know it. Maybe we still dont. More
The National Museum of the United States Marine Corps has a number of aircraft on display. This Harrier is located in Leatherneck Gallery in the atrium of the museum. There are also two Corsairs and a Curtis Jenny on display in this gallery. The museum itself is well worth the time to visit and one can spend an entire day there learning about the history of the United States Marines. Photo by Edward Figuli.