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NASA App Creates 3-D Models Of Research Planes

NASA has released a new app that can create 3-D models of its current research aircraft using your phone. While the 3D version of the aircraft is displayed, the viewer can also read about it or follow a link to learn more online.

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Sale and Certification Of 121.5 MHz ELTs Prohibited »

Sale and Certification Of 121.5 MHz ELTs Prohibited

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a rule prohibiting the certification, manufacture, importation and sale of Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) that operate only on 121.5 MHz last week.

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Textron Upgrades Caravan Cockpit »

Starting with 2019 production, Textron says it will upgrade the flight deck on its Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan EX turboprops. The features aim to provide pilots with greater control and... More

Lift Aircraft Flies Ultralight eVTOL »

Lift Aircraft, based in Austin, Texas, has introduced a design for an electric-powered VTOL that it aims to operate as an ultralight. The company’s plans include establishing flying zones in... More

16-Day Presidential TFR Starts Dec. 21 »

The longest-ever presidential TFR in South Florida goes into effect on Dec. 21 as President Donald Trump heads to his West Palm Beach resort for up to 16 days. More

De-Icing Deficiencies In Canada »

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is calling on Transport Canada to tighten up enforcement of de-icing requirements after it discovered that pilots in the far-flung northern areas... More

Chinese Fighter Mystery Solved »

The Air Force has ended speculation about the nature of an aircraft that looked a lot like China’s latest J-20 stealth fighter at a Savannah air base so conspiracy theorists will have to move... More

737 May Have Hit Drone »

Mexican authorities are trying to determine if a drone collision smashed the radome and damaged some aluminum on the nose of an Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 landing at Tijuana Dec. 12. More

Flying Car Prototype Crashes »

A pilot was injured in the runway crash of a prototype flying car at Willow Run Airport near Detroit on Friday. WDIV TV reported the crash happened about 1 p.m. while the Detroit Flying Cars WD-1... More

 

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Around the World and Over Both Poles - Part 1

Around the World and Over Both Poles - Part 1 »

Have you ever wanted to fly around the world? Just imagine the organizational nightmare of it: You would need to book dozens of flights and land in many foreign countries, each with its own language, laws, rules, customs, and regulations. More

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The Pilot’s Lounge #141: Killer Gas

The Pilot’s Lounge #141: Killer Gas »

Every year there are a few accidents in which carbon monoxide poisoning is a factor. The toxic gas is odorless and colorless—and the manner in which it attacks a human makes it nothing short of a bully on steroids. My daughter’s... More

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Favendo takes passengers to their destination at Germany's largest international airport

Location-based services specialist Favendo has implemented a BLE sensor infrastructure in terminals one and two at Frankfurt Airport for FRAPORT AG. In addition, the company developed and provided the positioning and navigation software for the Frankfurt Airport App.

Airspace inquiry takes off.

Concerns over the design of the aviation skies above Britain were raised during the first Oral hearing session of an inquiry commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA).

Parliamentary Group on General Aviation urges Minister to bring 'Church Bell' and 'Live Music' protection to Britain's Airfields.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has called upon the Housing and Planning Minister to provide airfields with the same level of retrospective protection as churches, live music venues and farms.