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Revamped Wright Visitor Center Opens Saturday

After nearly two years of renovation work and upgrades, the visitor center at the Wright Brothers Memorial National Park, at Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina, will reopen on Saturday. The center’s most popular feature—a meticulous reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer built by The Wright Experience—remains the centerpiece of the display.

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Tucker Honored For Helping Kids »

Tucker Honored For Helping Kids

Airshow legend Sean D. Tucker is the recipient of this year’s Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership for his work with at-risk youth in the Bob Hoover Academy.

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Uber Moving On VTOL Systems »

Uber Moving On VTOL Systems

Aviation is changing and Uber is leading an effort that will result in a system virtually unrecognizable by today’s standards but not that far away, says the company’s chief of aviation program.

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ForeFlight Adds BizAv Features »

ForeFlight is at NBAA’s convention in Orlando this week with a bundle of new products designed for high-performance business aviation aircraft. “We raised the bar and transformed... More

Restored Connie Finds A Home At JFK »

Over the weekend, drivers along Route I-495 in the Northeast got to see a vintage Constellation Starliner, freshly decked out in 1950s-era TWA livery, riding down the freeway on a flatbed. The TWA... More

Piper: Deliveries Up And Growing »

Piper Aircraft delivered 65 aircraft in the third quarter of this year, its best-performing quarter since 2008, the company said last week. So far this year, Piper has delivered 152 aircraft,... More

Daher TBM 930 Enters Charter Sector »

Daher’s turboprop TBM 930 is seeing increasing use in charter services, the company announced at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition on Monday. California-based charter... More

Avidyne Moving On Cessna Citation Retrofits »

For some owners of earlier Cessna Citation jets, flying an LPV approach is all but a dream because their older avionics just don't have the capability. Avidyne is working to change that with an STC... More

Boeing Business Jets Delivers First BBJ MAX »

The first BBJ MAX 8 has been delivered, Boeing Business Jets announced at NBAA-BACE on Monday. The aircraft is the first of the MAX line to go to a customer. To commemorate the delivery, the... More

FlightAware Tallying ADS-B Compliance »

An accurate tally of the number of U.S. active aircraft equipped with ADS-B is now available thanks to the flight tracking app FlightAware. More

 

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The Pilot's Lounge #139: Sweat The Small Stuff

The Pilot's Lounge #139: Sweat The Small Stuff »

The other evening I headed into the pilot’s lounge at the virtual airport as the sun was approaching the horizon. I wanted to sit in one of the, um, experienced, OK, beat up, recliners, look out the windows at the runway and experience the... 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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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.