Alan Bean, an Apollo astronaut who was the fourth man to walk on the moon, died Saturday at the age of 86 in a Houston hospital.More
One of the most unusual and intriguing aircraft to fly for the Air Force might make an appearance at AirVenture 2018. Aircraft restorer Tom Reilly says he’s close to flying his XP-82, the so-called Twin Mustang that was built as a long-range bomber escort at the end of the war.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
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
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... More
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... 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
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.
From the European perspective, lighter aircraft are more attractive than new Skyhawks. And the bloom is off diesel. 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.