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Aerion, which has been working on a supersonic bizjet for almost a decade, has gone back to the drawing board to deliver what it says customers want: a $100 million-plus big cabin jet that goes 5,000 nm at Mach 1.4. Read More
Geneva isn't exactly the Wild West but the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) is witnessing a range war. Dassault and Gulfstream both introduced longer-legged versions of their flagship aircraft at the show, which continues until Thursday at the PalExpo convention facility at the Geneva Airport. Read More
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The FAA is urging those who didn't make it in its latest air traffic control recruitment to try again and says it plans to make "further improvements" to the controversial new hiring protocol. However, it doesn't appear to be considering going back to the old system. Read More
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The FAA has approved an alternative method of compliance (AMOC) for owners of some aircraft grounded in a sweeping AD involving Superior Air Parts aftermarket cylinders. It particularly relates to a section of the AD requiring replacement of the cylinders 12 years after installation regardless of condition or the number of hours on them. Read More
The Lear 60 is a fast, affordable business jet. But like most airplanes, it could do well with additional baggage space. Raisbeck Engineering, a well-known STC house, has developed just such a product. AVweb takes a look at it in this brief product video. Read More
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The commercial vs. recreational distinction isn't going to cut it. GA pilots have an interest in this and should have an opinion. What's yours? Read More
That's just one issue facing this emerging issue. But it's seminal and overdue for a solution from the FAA. Read More
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The agency's new hiring policies essentially gut the ATC programs at aviation colleges. This makes no sense. Read More
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In Japan, remotely piloted helicopters made by Yamaha are a common sight and have been for more than 15 years. Now the company wants to move into the U.S. market with a new model called the FAZER. Yamaha's Steve Markofski gave AVweb a briefing on this new UAV at the AUVSI show in Orlando this week. Read More
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At the Association for Unmanned Vehicles International show in Orlando this week, dozens of UAV companies are displaying the latest in drone technology. In this exclusive AVweb video, Prioria's Derek Lyons shows us a cool one — a carbon-fiber bird called the Maveric. Read More
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The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International opened its annual conference and show this week in Orlando. AVweb was there and spoke to AVUSI president Michael Toscano about the state of the industry. Read More
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Epic hopes to begin deliveries of its E1000, the certified version of the LT owner-built aircraft, in 2015. AVweb and Aviation Consumer's Rick Durden toured the plant in Bend, Oregon and flew an LT. Read More