The Diamond DART-550 aerobatic trainer has successfully completed its first flight, the company announced on Thursday. The flight consisted of a short-field takeoff demonstration, several low approaches, system checks and landing gear operation.More
Textron is in the process of restructuring its Cessna Pilot Center (CPC) network, including cutting back on the number of CPCs and putting more focus on its Cessna Flight Training System digital interactive flight-training curriculum.More
Embry-Riddle-Daytona student Nandish Patel, 22, was killed in the crash of a Cessna 140 at Spruce Creek Fly-In private airport (7FL6) in Port Orange, Florida, on Tuesday evening. Also on board the aircraft was Chase Zinn, 23, a May 2017 Riddle graduate and flight instructor at the school. Zinn was transported to the hospital and remains in critical condition.More
This week, announcements have come in about special Aircraft Spruce Oshkosh deliveries, a new quick drain oil valve from Curtis Superior Valve Co., approval for expanded facilities for All In... More
Virginias Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO) will once again be testing its remote air traffic control system this summer. The remote tower, which is staffed by off-site controllers using an... More
As in the U.S., a looming pilot shortage in Europe is on the horizon, but little is being done to fix it, according to a research paper published by AeroProfessional, an international aviation... More
Electric delivery vehicle company Workhorse, which recently began untethered flight testing of its hybrid-powered SureFly VTOL, is seeking full FAA type approval for the aircraft, Workhorse CEO... More
EAA continues to work on filling every day of this summers AirVenture with attractions for pilots, and over the last week or two a number of new events and appearances have been announced.... More
As the winners of this years Aviation Design Challenge, four students and their teacher from Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career and Technical Center in Cheektowaga, New York, will be traveling to... More
BRS Aerospace, which has installed more than 35,000 of its ballistic recovery parachutes in a range of aircraft, from ultralights to general aviation and military airplanes, now is working to... More
The design of todays cockpits can lead to cognitive overload, especially when things go wrong and its not immediately clear to pilots what the problem is or how to fix it,... More
As an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE), Ive felt like my pass rate on practical tests has been declining over the last couple of years. It started as a gut feeling, but then I compared my recent numbers with my pass rate from a few years... More
Many pilots are placing more reliance on the Electronic Flight Bag. This requires that we become aware of its foibles as well as its magic. More
Lessons learned from nearly 50 years of flying, 40 years as an aviation attorney and a 20-year association with AVweb. More
Place your order over $100 online or by phone and pick up at The AirVenture Show Oshkosh in our booth. Orders for pick up must be placed by noon Monday July 16th EST and they will be brought to the show on our truck at no additional cost to you.
Curtis Superior Valve Co. Inc. is proud to announce that they have received FAA PMA approval for the CCB-38000 low profile, aluminum oil quick drain valve. This drain valve fits most Lycoming engines
Request For Interest For Aeronautical Development At Several Locations On The Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
A Request for Interest will be issued on May 15, 2018 for the lease and development of four separate parcels located on the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (“Airport”) in Santa Rosa, California; three parcels are designated for aeronautical use and one parcel for either aeronautical or non-aeronautical use.
Ron Carlson did almost everything right but only luck transformed tragedy into an amazing aviation story. More
Seven P2Vs converted to aerial tankers; parked at Alamogordo, New Mexico. These workhorses, which belong to Neptune Aviation Services, are being retired. Most of them will spend their retirement in various aviation museums. Photo by Jim Unruh.