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Israel Preparing Moon Shot »

Israel hopes to add its name to the growing list of spacefaring countries that have landed spacecraft on the moon. More

Suit Filed In Mountain Crash »

Family members of passengers killed in the 2016 crash of a Cessna 182 in Tennessee claiming controllers should have warned the non-instrument-rated pilot he was about to hit a mountain in IMC. More

Southwest 737 Slides Off Runway In Omaha »

A Boeing 737 operated by Southwest Airlines slid onto a runway overrun area after landing at Eppley Airfield (OMA) in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported among the 150 passengers and six crewmembers onboard. More

Jeppesen Hosting Loss Of Control Webinar »

Jeppesen will be hosting a free webinar next Tuesday to address loss of control situations from the pilot perspective. Topics will include discussion of how loss of control can happen and tips on how to recover. The one-hour event is scheduled to take place on Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. MST with Jeppesenís Tom Letts and Eric Anderson presenting. More

$20,000 Reward For Lost Warbird »

A Chicago pilot is offering a $20,000 reward to anyone who can tell him where his TBM Avenger crashed after he and a passenger bailed out of the warbird last May. Ron Carlson took out a full-page ad in the local newspaper, the Independent, in December announcing the reward. More

Hi Fly Tries ‘Plastic Free’ Flights »

Portuguese wet-lease carrier Hi Fly is testing out passenger-carrying flights without single-use plastic items commonly used for service including food packaging, cutlery, blankets and toothbrushes. So far, the company has run a total of 16 trial flights. More

Airbus Delivers First ACJ320neo »

Airbus has delivered the first ACJ320neo business jet to U.K.-based launch customer Acropolis Aviation, the company announced on Thursday. The aircraft will be undergoing cabin outfitting in Switzerland and get a new livery before it officially enters service at Acropolis. More

FAA Recalling Furloughed Safety Personnel »

More than 2,000 FAA inspectors and engineers furloughed due to the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 22 have been recalled to work, according to an FAA statement made on Tuesday. The latest revision of the Department of Transportationís (DOT) plan for operations during the shutdown now categorizes a total of 3,113 Aviation Safety positions as necessary for life and safety and therefore excepted from furlough. More

Ethics Concerns Halt Shutdown Fundraiser For Controllers »

A GoFundMe campaign aimed at supplying groceries and gas money for local air traffic controllers not receiving pay during the partial government shutdown has been suspended by its founder due to the potential for ethics violations. More