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EASA Rule Would Marginalize Homebuilts, Classics

European homebuilders and classic aircraft groups are mounting opposition to a rule proposed by the European Aviation Safety Agency that would invalidate flying hours on so-called Annex II aircraft from counting toward EASA ratings and even renewal of existing licenses.

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Aerocor Offers Certified Used Eclipse Jets »

Aerocor Offers Certified Used Eclipse Jets

Aerocor, an aircraft broker based in Los Angeles, has announced it is now offering a certified pre-owned option for the Eclipse 500 and 550 jets. Aircraft sold as “certified pre-owned” must have no damage history and will include fresh inspections along with first-year scheduled maintenance and operational support, the company says. Aerocor says each jet will be flight-tested, and will be delivered with all mandatory service bulletins, critical system updates, a 24-month inspection and all maintenance items due within the first 12 months or 300 flight hours of ownership completed.

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Nominees Sought For Aviation Awards »

The nomination periods are now open for two prestigious aviation awards, the Katherine Wright Trophy and the FAI Awards, the National Aeronautic Association said this week. The Wright trophy,... More

GAMA: Airplane, Helicopter Shipments Up In 2017 »

GAMA released their year-end shipment and billings data on Wednesday, along with a “State of the Industry” news conference that was streamed live online. Their data shows that airplane... More

GoFly Prize Draws 2,000 Competitors »

So far more than 2,000 people have signed up to be part of Boeing’s GoFly challenge, which offers $2 million in prizes to inspire the creation of a “safe and easy-to-use near-VTOL... More

“Aeronautics” In The Olympics? »

If you’ve been watching any of the winter Olympics events recently, you might have wondered, why are there no gold medals for Aeronautics? According to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum,... More

FAA: Helicopter Gear Must Be Certified »

The FAA is reminding helicopter operators that they must use certified gear when conducting “human external cargo operations” — that is, transporting humans via a harness slung... More

Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream Add Jobs, Facilities »

Lockheed Martin has started construction of a new 255,000-square-foot office facility in Orlando, Florida, and plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, the company has announced.... More

Boeing 737 Max 9 FAA-Certified »

Boeing’s latest version of the 737, the Max 9, is now FAA certified and will soon start deliveries, the company announced last week. The airplane adds three additional seat rows compared to... More

 

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Tower controllers aren’t always just working airplanes. They’re watching and recording the weather too, making sure you’ve got the latest and greatest information. More

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ATC: Squawk 0007 maintain 4500 direct to XXXX … Me: Maintain 4500 direct XXXX, squawk licensed to kill … ATC: only if your name is Bond, James Bond … Me: Since my name is Dave I guess I will just squawk 0007 … Dave Gagliardi More

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TALCO AVIATION CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE RAJAY(R) PARTS, LLC

San Antonio, TX (February 20, 2018) TALCO Aviation Corporation announced today has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RAJAY Parts, LLC, the leading general aviation turbocharging company focused on supporting thousands of aircraft currently operating a legendary RAJAY(R) system.

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics to Distribute StartStick(R) and StartStick(R) Fleet Ground Power Units

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced it has signed an agreement with Aviation Battery Systems, LLC to distribute the company's StartStick(R) and StartStick(R) Fleet ground power units and accessories.

Bye Aerospace Closes Series C Funding Round

Bye Aerospace, an aerospace company applying innovative electric and solar-electric propulsion technologies to aviation markets, today announced it has successfully closed its latest round of funding.