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'Chicken Strip' To Be Legalized

Possibly the country’s only “clothing optional” airstrip is about to be officially recognized by the National Parks Service (NPS), and the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is urging members to let the NPS know they support the initiative.

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'Pecos Bill' Owner, Vet Killed In P-51 Crash »

A well-known Texas pilot who gave numerous rides to veterans in his P-51 “Pecos Bill” was killed along with a passenger when the warbird crashed into an apartment building parking lot in... More

Industry Round-up, November 16, 2018 »

This week, AVweb’s news roundup found stories about new simulators for Central Washington University, the launch of a program for aspiring pilots, a training management system agreement for... More

FAA Probes Potential 737 MAX Design Flaw »

Following the Lion Air crash in Indonesia last month, the FAA is focusing new scrutiny on the control architecture of the Boeing 737 MAX and may require the company to engineer a fix for an auto... More

NTSB Holds Hearing On Southwest 1380 Accident »

An FAA certification official said on Wednesday that Boeing 737 engine inlets might require design changes in the wake of a Southwest Airlines accident last April in which an uncontained engine... More

Chinese Flight Academy Orders 30 Tecnams »

Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam announced confirmed orders for 30 aircraft from Chinese Anhui Lantian International Flight Academy (ALIFA) at the biannual Zhuhai International Air Show last... More

GAMA Promotes eVTOL Development »

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association will accelerate its efforts to work with European regulators to promote the development of electric VTOL aircraft, the association said this week.... More

Dornier Secures $170 Million In Funding »

Dornier Seawings reports having received approximately $170 million in funding from its Chinese shareholders to further develop the amphibious CD2 Seastar Flying Boat. The money will be used to... More

 

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Mind The Gaps

Mind The Gaps »

Most pilots have heard warnings about the timeliness (or lack thereof) of Nexrad radar. Better expressed as latency, the weather you see on your tablet, smartphone or multi-function display from providers like SXM or the FAA’s ADS-B could... More

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The Pilot’s Lounge #140: Ready For Winter

The Pilot’s Lounge #140: Ready For Winter »

As he does from time to time, Dave, the proprietor of the flight school here at the virtual airport, sent out a mass email to his aircraft rental customers—students and certificated pilots—asking them to come to an evening gathering to... More

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MEXICO'S FLAGSHIP AIRLINE ENHANCES FLIGHT DATA ANALYSIS WITH LEADING ANIMATION SOFTWARE CEFA FAS

With Aeromexico Group, CEFA Aviation acquires a new top reference.

Jet2.com signs a service agreement with MINT Software Systems for the implementation of the market leading training management system "MINT TRMS."

MINT Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of training management solutions for the aviation industry, today announces the signature of a service agreement with Jet2.com for the implementation of the web-based training management system MINT TRMS.

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SELECTS ONE-G SIMULATION FOR NEW AATD FLEET

Central Washington University (CWU) has awarded Seattle based one-G simulation with a contract for five Foundation Advanced Aviation Training Devices (AATD) and a Piper Archer device that is currently in development at one-G headquarters.