Microsoft Billionaire and Aviation Entrepreneur Paul Allen Dead at 65 »

Microsoft Billionaire and Aviation Entrepreneur Paul Allen Dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder and aviation entrepreneur Paul Allen died Monday after a struggle with cancer. He was 65. Allen is well known in the tech industry as a co-founder of Microsoft in the 1970s, along with Bill Gates. But he had wide-ranging interests including major business ventures in aviation, most recently the Stratolaunch multi-engine jet designed as an airborne launching platform for orbital payloads, a project that‘s expected to enter service in 2020.

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Aerion First Flight Set For 2023 »

Aerion First Flight Set For 2023

Aerion Corporation says it will fly its AS2 supersonic business jet in 2023 and will do its first trans-Atlantic flight with the aircraft on Oct. 24 of that year, the 20th anniversary of the last commercial flight of the Concorde supersonic airliner.

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Textron And NetJets Sign Fleet Agreements »

Textron Aviation announced two new fleet agreements with NetJets at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) on Monday. The agreements give... More

NASA: ISS Flights To Resume Next Year »

Starting next year, U.S. astronauts will no longer have to hitch a ride from Russia to reach the International Space Station, says NASA—both a SpaceX rocket and a Boeing spacecraft will... More

EAA Funds $1 Million For Flight Training »

EAA has announced it will fund up to $10,000 each toward the cost of flight training for up to 100 young people, thanks to a $1 million grant from the Ray Foundation. The foundation, based in... More

Cannon Mishap Destroys F-16 »

Friendly fire incidents usually involve the heat of combat but a Belgian Air Force F-16 on the ramp was a sitting duck for the serendipitously deadly aim of one of its stablemates. More

Embraer Launches Praetor Bizjets »

Embraer has updated its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid- and super-midsize business jets but the upgrades are big enough that it has created new product lines. More

GA Helps Hurricane Michael Response »

Gainesville, Florida, is the hub of a GA relief effort to help the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael. More

Raptors Wrecked By Michael »

By some estimates as many as 22 F-22 Raptor fighters were damaged or destroyed when Hurricane Michael scored a direct hit on Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida on Wednesday. More

 

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Maximum Flight Review

Maximum Flight Review »

If the FAA can’t assure our skills always meet the checkride standards, at least it can see that we regain nominal proficiency once every other year. So the question is, since you’re stuck with a flight review anyway, would you rather... More

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Seeing The Invisible »

Air behaves like a fluid when flowing around mountains, buildings and treelines. To help visualize what the wind is doing, think about water. More

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ALSIM OPENS NEW DEMO CENTER AND SIM LAB IN FLORIDA, USA

ALSIM has once again expanded its presence in North America with a new joint Alsim/Cirrus Aviation demonstration center and simulation lab in Florida.

Replay of FAA webinar on the HEMS weather tool

Our FAA webinar was attended in record numbers on October 9th. We have recorded the presentation and made it available for the public.

From Embraer to Pro Star Aviation - New GM

New Hampshire's own, Pro Star Aviation (KMHT), welcomes former Embraer General Manager (GM) to take over day-to-day management operations for the busy business & corporate aviation service company.