Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute will be expanding its concurrent enrollment program offering accelerated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses for high school students to schools in Ohio and Louisiana this year. The program allows students to get both high school and college credit for successfully completed classes.More
JetBlue announced that its newest aircraft, an Airbus A321 it received on Wednesday, will make its first flights using a sustainable jet fuel blend. According to the company, the acceptance flight and JetBlue’s ferry flight, which is scheduled for September 20th, will be the airline’s first flights to use sustainable (also called renewable) biofuel.More
Boeing and Cathay Pacific have announced that they will be jointly donating the first Boeing 777 to Arizona’s Pima Air & Space Museum. The aircraft, registered B-HNL, first flew on June 12, 1994 and was used by Boeing as a test airplane for several years afterwards.More
The last piece of the FAAs Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) system, which allows near real-time processing of airspace authorizations for drone... More
NASA has announced that it will be allocating resources for three aviation-oriented ideas as part of its Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project. The ideas selected for the projects... More
Two aircraft were able to land safely after a midair during a Jet Class heat at the 55th annual National Championship Air Races at Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) near Reno, Nevada, last Friday. The two... More
SpaceX has announced that Japanese fashion entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa has purchased a flight around the moon on the companys still-conceptual Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). Maezawa, who is also an... More
Flight simulator manufacturer Frasca International announced that it has been named subcontractor for the Navy TH-57 Aircrew Training Services Contract on Monday. Frasca says it will be providing... More
What sounds like a dream flight will undoubtedly be a technical and logistical nightmare as a British group attempts the first circumnavigation in a Spitfire. More
It seems likely legislators will miss a Sept. 30 deadline to pass an FAA reauthorization bill but they may not require yet another short-term extension. The Senate sent its suggested revisions of... More
A man whose pilot certificate was revoked 21 years ago for lying on his medical application was the presumed pilot of a Cessna 335 high performance twin that crashed near Palm Beach County Park... More
Most aircraft owners and operators are keenly aware of the rapidly approaching deadline to comply with the federal mandate on ADS-B installations. However, there is an additional aircraft technology wave upon us that also offers potentially... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
The first record attempt of the 2015 Mojave Records Week was on Tuesday, April 14. The record I was attempting to break was the C1C time to climb to 3,000 meters (9,842.52 feet). The time to beat was three minutes and nine seconds, set in a... More
A brand new aerospace & aviation exhibition, Saudi Airshow, will be held in Riyadh on the 12th, 13th and 14th of March, 2019.
Saudi Airshow will be the first Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The event will take place at Thumamah Airport in Riyadh the capital of KSA, and will welcome exhibitors and delegates from across the world at a dedicated airport for the exhibition.
The Lancair Owners and Builders Organization (LOBO) will hold its annual LOBO Landing at San Marcos, TX this year from Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7.
Airstream Jets adds innovative HondaJet to Jet Card Program. Texas gets two more DISTANCE CARD(TM) Hubs, Austin and Houston.
The medical form has a box asking about hospital admission. To keep yourself out of the psych ward, go ahead and just check it and let the FAA figure out what it means. More
A Cessna 182 on the Picnic Strip at the Knik Glacier, Alaska. Taken with an iPhone X. Photo by Chris Bena.