The longest-ever presidential TFR in South Florida goes into effect on Dec. 21 as President Donald Trump heads to his West Palm Beach resort for up to 16 days.More
Lift Aircraft, based in Austin, Texas, has introduced a design for an electric-powered VTOL that it aims to operate as an ultralight. The company’s plans include establishing flying zones in scenic, rural areas where customers with no flight experience can take a short training course and then go for a flight on their own.More
Starting with 2019 production, Textron says it will upgrade the flight deck on its Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan EX turboprops. The features aim to provide pilots with greater control and connectivity, Textron says.More
Boeing is looking to Russia to help keep the production schedule for its 787 Dreamliner assembly lines in January. More
Canadas Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is calling on Transport Canada to tighten up enforcement of de-icing requirements after it discovered that pilots in the far-flung northern areas... More
The Air Force has ended speculation about the nature of an aircraft that looked a lot like Chinas latest J-20 stealth fighter at a Savannah air base so conspiracy theorists will have to move... More
Mexican authorities are trying to determine if a drone collision smashed the radome and damaged some aluminum on the nose of an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 landing at Tijuana Dec. 12. More
A pilot was injured in the runway crash of a prototype flying car at Willow Run Airport near Detroit on Friday. WDIV TV reported the crash happened about 1 p.m. while the Detroit Flying Cars WD-1... More
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has announced that Heather Penney and Ben Diachun will be joining its board of directors. More
Bill Cutter, a well-known figure in business aviation, died Tuesday at the age of 86. Cutter led Cutter Aviation, taking over from his father William P. Cutter, who founded the business in 1928. More
Thirty-six members of the U.S. Senate sent a bipartisan letter to the FAA on Tuesday urging the administration to implement a provision that would make airports using the contract tower program... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
Every year there are a few accidents in which carbon monoxide poisoning is a factor. The toxic gas is odorless and colorlessand the manner in which it attacks a human makes it nothing short of a bully on steroids. My daughters... More
Regardless of what you fly, how its equipped, and how old or new it is, you eventually will encounter inoperative instruments and/or equipment during a preflight inspection. Once the inoperative component is discovered, you have to make a... More
Location-based services specialist Favendo has implemented a BLE sensor infrastructure in terminals one and two at Frankfurt Airport for FRAPORT AG. In addition, the company developed and provided the positioning and navigation software for the Frankfurt Airport App.
Concerns over the design of the aviation skies above Britain were raised during the first Oral hearing session of an inquiry commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA).
Parliamentary Group on General Aviation urges Minister to bring 'Church Bell' and 'Live Music' protection to Britain's Airfields.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has called upon the Housing and Planning Minister to provide airfields with the same level of retrospective protection as churches, live music venues and farms.
The company may be asking that question internally as the Lion Air accident investigation devolves into a snit over Boeing post-crash treatment of the airline. Recovering the CVR is a critical part of the story. More
Morning after first snowfall on the Tehachapi mountains. Taken with GoPro underwing mount on Beechcraft Musketeer at 8,500 feet. Photo by Cliff Lowerre.