Embry-Riddle Expands High School STEM Program »

Embry-Riddle Expands High School STEM Program

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute will be expanding its concurrent enrollment program offering accelerated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses for high school students to schools in Ohio and Louisiana this year. The program allows students to get both high school and college credit for successfully completed classes.

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JetBlue Makes First Flights Using Sustainable Fuel »

JetBlue Makes First Flights Using Sustainable Fuel

JetBlue announced that its newest aircraft, an Airbus A321 it received on Wednesday, will make its first flights using a sustainable jet fuel blend. According to the company, the acceptance flight and JetBlue’s ferry flight, which is scheduled for September 20th, will be the airline’s first flights to use sustainable (also called renewable) biofuel.

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First 777 Donated to Aviation Museum »

First 777 Donated to Aviation Museum

Boeing and Cathay Pacific have announced that they will be jointly donating the first Boeing 777 to Arizona’s Pima Air & Space Museum. The aircraft, registered B-HNL, first flew on June 12, 1994 and was used by Boeing as a test airplane for several years afterwards.

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Final LAANC Installment Goes Live »

The last piece of the FAA’s Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) system, which allows “near real-time processing of airspace authorizations” for drone... More

NASA Project Backs Three New Aviation Concepts »

NASA has announced that it will be allocating resources for three aviation-oriented ideas as part of its Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project. The ideas selected for the project’s... More

Jets Land Safely After Air Race Midair »

Two aircraft were able to land safely after a midair during a Jet Class heat at the 55th annual National Championship Air Races at Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) near Reno, Nevada, last Friday. The two... More

SpaceX Introduces First Passenger For Moon Flight »

SpaceX has announced that Japanese fashion entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa has purchased a flight around the moon on the company’s still-conceptual Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). Maezawa, who is also an... More

Frasca Named Navy Subcontractor »

Flight simulator manufacturer Frasca International announced that it has been named subcontractor for the Navy TH-57 Aircrew Training Services Contract on Monday. Frasca says it will be providing... More

Spitfire Circumnavigation Planned »

What sounds like a dream flight will undoubtedly be a technical and logistical nightmare as a British group attempts the first circumnavigation in a Spitfire. More

Timeline Tight For FAA Reauthorization »

It seems likely legislators will miss a Sept. 30 deadline to pass an FAA reauthorization bill but they may not require yet another short-term extension. The Senate sent its suggested revisions of... More

Crash Pilot Had Certificate Revoked (Corrected) »

A man whose pilot certificate was revoked 21 years ago for lying on his medical application was the presumed pilot of a Cessna 335 high performance twin that crashed near Palm Beach County Park... More

 

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The 411 On 406s

The 411 On 406s »

Most aircraft owners and operators are keenly aware of the rapidly approaching deadline to comply with the federal mandate on ADS-B installations. However, there is an additional aircraft technology wave upon us that also offers potentially... More

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High-Desert Tales: Smoke

High-Desert Tales: Smoke »

The first record attempt of the 2015 Mojave Records Week was on Tuesday, April 14. The record I was attempting to break was the C1C time to climb to 3,000 meters (9,842.52 feet). The time to beat was three minutes and nine seconds, set in a... More

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A brand new aerospace & aviation exhibition, Saudi Airshow, will be held in Riyadh on the 12th, 13th and 14th of March, 2019.

Saudi Airshow will be the first Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The event will take place at Thumamah Airport in Riyadh the capital of KSA, and will welcome exhibitors and delegates from across the world at a dedicated airport for the exhibition.

2018 LOBO Landing

The Lancair Owners and Builders Organization (LOBO) will hold its annual LOBO Landing at San Marcos, TX this year from Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7.

New DISTANCE CARD(TM) Hubs added to Jet Card Program

Airstream Jets adds innovative HondaJet to Jet Card Program. Texas gets two more DISTANCE CARD(TM) Hubs, Austin and Houston.