The deadline to submit nominations for this yearís Robert J. Collier trophy is coming up January 31, the National Aeronautic Association announced this week. The prestigious award is given annually to recognize "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year."More
The new tax bill that was passed by Congress last year is awaiting President Trumpís signature to become law, but that is expected to happen soon. Aviation experts already have been combing through the Tax Act to find out how it will affect the various segments of general aviation, from private owners with small airplanes, to corporations with their own fleet of jets. NBAA says the new law will allow taxpayers to immediately write off the cost of business aircraft.More
Thanks to a big kick from the jet stream, Norwegian Airlines is laying claim to the fastest non-Concorde airline flight between New York and London (Gatwick).More
Searchers will return to a remote area of the Rocky Mountains near Revelstoke, British Columbia, after relatives of two people missing in a suspected plane crash found a fuzzy drone photo in which... More
The FAA says it's satisfied by measures undertaken by Transport Canada and Air Canada to address a couple of serious errors by Air Canada crews at San Francisco International Airport in 2017. More
While the National Airspace System remains open and accessible to all aircraft, the government shutdown, which began Saturday morning, could affect thousands of owners, operators and pilots if it... More
Former Major League pitcher Roy Halladay had three drugs in his system when his Icon A5 crashed off the coast of Florida in November. More
Emirates Airlines has extended the production life of the A380 with a firm order for 20 aircraft and an option for 16 more. More
Australian lifeguards used a drone to drop a flotation device to some swimmers in trouble and are claiming a world first for the resulting rescue. More
Students of all ages who are working toward a career in aviation can find scholarships available from a wide range of sources. GAMA said last week it is now accepting applications from high school... More
Pilots may think that talking to ATC or using ADS-B protects them from midair collisions, but mistakes still can happen, and they can be fatal. AOPAs Air Safety Institute is taking on the... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
Back in the good old days of the third-class medical, your AME spent a good portion of your biennial exam oohing and aahing over the state of your heart. Basic Med now means you and your physiciannot the FAA-- are in the drivers seat... More
Pilots tuning into the ATIS at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Saturday got a laundry list of closed taxiways, a bird advisory, and an apology ATIS: We apologize for any delay you might have today. Due to our elected leaders inability to for effectively run (the) government, staffing is short. So sorry. Dilly Dilly Todd Huvard More
Kansas State offering a course on certifying aircraft and components.
Fixed-wing operator, and leading air medical vendor, Jet Logistics Inc. announced it has successfully completed all FAA training and testing to receive authorization to conduct operations in the Pacific Ocean and surrounding areas. This immediately expands the company's service range for air medical/ambulance clients thru-out the Pacific region, including but not limited to the Hawaiian Islands.
one-G simulation's recent installation of the new FAA approved Pilatus PC12 based flight simulator, the Swiss 12, was a commissioned project design-built from proof of concept all the way to a model specific AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device).
Sure, we don't want people in aviation who crash. But who's going to decide that before the fact? More
Emily McBean is our winner for this week with a nice air-to-air shot of her friend Cory Wolf and his family flying home from a day of adventure in Utah.
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