A Los Angeles-based “stunt rapper” died Saturday while wing walking for a video shoot in southern British Columbia.More
The current requirement for cockpit voice recorders to store just two hours of data is not enough, the NTSB says in a new safety recommendation report, and 25 hours’ duration should be required. “These recommendations are derived from the NTSB’s experiences with investigations that lacked access to relevant CVR data,” the board said.More
Bombardier, based in Canada, has sued Mitsubishi Aircraft, of Japan, claiming that some workers recruited from Bombardier by Mitsubishi emailed batches of Bombardier’s proprietary information, before they left, to their new employer. The suit was filed last week in a U.S. federal court in Seattle.More
Well, it probably seemed like a good idea at the time but the inclusion of the fuselage of a Boeing 747 at Burning Man, in the Nevada desert, last September has turned into a giant headache for... More
A Florida aircraft mechanic has been charged with multiple counts of theft for allegedly removing serviceable parts from aircraft, selling them and charging his customers to replace them with new... More
After about a decade of saying it was going to happen, China has laid out its plans to create a general aviation segment and it has clearly learned from the experience of others as it lays down the... More
All student pilots practice off-airport landings but a 36-year-old beginner was in the left seat for a freeway landing that looked pretty textbook on Friday. More
In the jet world, it's all about crunching runway performance numbers and the logical way to do it is with a capable tablet app. Aircraft Performance Group (APG) has been offering just that with... More
AVwebs weekly news roundup uncovered stories about an aviation-based radio show, customized component labels for Airbus, a new partnership for a thermal spray solutions company, battery... More
Aviation research and consulting firm Conklin & de Decker introduced what the company is calling a complete relaunch of its platform at NBAA-BACE this year. Product updates include an... More
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... More
After almost 25 years of representing Zenith Aircraft Company, Roger Dubbert is one of the most recognized customer service individuals in the kit aircraft business. Like most of the people working for these relatively small producers of homebuilt... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
The other evening I headed into the pilots 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
TE Connectivity is working TE Connectivitywith Airbus to develop a highly customized set of labels for identifying wing components.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for General Aviation (APPG-GA) has published the Terms of Reference for its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Jobs & Skills Working Group. The Terms of Reference were drafted following a consultation process with various stakeholders including manufactures, airlines and independent aviation groups dedicated to improving public engagement with aviation.
The DAES Group adds a new thermal spray coating equipment line and FST gains a partnership to enhance its aerospace market penetration
Flying into Oshkosh during AirVenture can be fun or an ordeal. Or something in between. But whoever ventures into the fray should understand ATC can do only so much to sort out the chaos. More
Shot at Martin State (KMTN) during Maryland Fleet Week. Copyrighted photo by Mark Carlisle.