American Airlines has issued a statement asking the U.S. government to “refrain from using American for the purpose of transporting children who have been separated from their families due to the current immigration policy” on Wednesday. United and Frontier have taken similar positions.More
The National Aviation Hall of Fame will induct four new members Sept. 28, at its 56th annual ceremony, in Washington, D.C., organizers have announced. The four will be honored with a ceremony and dinner to take place at the National Building Museum. The event is open to the public.More
The U.S. government issued a policy directive aimed at managing growing space traffic more safely and effectively, including tackling increasing orbital debris, on Monday. Space Policy Directive-3 (SPD-3) calls for “a new approach to space traffic management (STM) that addresses current and future operational risks.”More
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed new simulations that they believe will help pilots to better recover when faced with an aerodynamic stall. Part of the challenge is... More
An attempt to launch a high-speed cellular network that raised alarm over GPS interference was squelched by federal regulators back in 2012, but now the same company is proposing a new network, and... More
When Chuck Aaron retired from the airshow circuit in 2017, he decreased by half the number of U.S. pilots certified to fly aerobatics in a helicopter. This summer, his old job at Red Bull has been... More
Bell and Safran have agreed to work together to develop hybrid-electric power systems for Bells eVTOL aircraft concept, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Bell will lead the design,... More
Boeing has announced its selection of 10 designs that will go on to compete for a $1 million prize to be awarded next year in its GoFly competition, which aims to inspire innovators to create a... More
To no ones surprise, those in favor of splitting air traffic control from the FAA are busy planning their next move. After a last-minute grassroots lobbying effort blocked an amendment snuck... More
The FAA says its tracking down the owners of up to 11,000 aircraft operating in the U.S. that may be noncompliant or have expired registrations. The focus of the operation appears to be... More
Transport Canada says the suspected human excrement that has landed on cars, people and property in British Columbia over the last six weeks didnt come from airplanes. About a dozen incidents... More
Healthy Pilot has been covering the BasicMed checklist in the past few installments, but we will be departing from that protocol in coming issues to cover health problems that impact the population in general and pilots in particular. Sleep disorders are up first, a condition or concern that seems ubiquitous. For pilots, fatigue caused by sleep problems can have profound consequences. After all, its hard to pull off at a rest area when youre shooting an ILS. More
I am not a big proponent of memorizing airspeeds. It can be a risky practice if you fly many different types of aircraft. Most of the important airspeeds can be determined from the airspeed indicator (ASI), though there are a few you probably... More
Do you have an aviation dream job? AVweb wants to hear from you. From flying to fixing, were looking for stories about fascinating and unusual GA jobs. Surprise us with the rare aircraft you instruct in, specialized maintenance you do, or... More
Alsim is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Adventure Aviation in Alberta, Canada. The AL250 will include a real Garmin GTN 650.
Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification #4WVR269D. It becomes the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, FL.
Emirates airline invites interested pilots from the USA to fly one of the world’s most modern fleets, across its growing network of international routes. The Dubai-based airline will be hosting Pilot Roadshows in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Seattle.
The new thing on CTAF is to announce your last radio transmission. Really, must we? More
A Blue Angles F-18 at KAFW before the Friday practice for the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show on October 27, 2017 on a cold and windy day. Taken with a Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 70-200 F2.8. Photo by Ben Taylor.