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Muroya Red Bull Champion

Japanís Yoshihide Muroya was crowned Red Bull Air Race World Champion after a wild series of races over the brickyard at stormy Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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American Airlines Pilot Ejects Passenger »

American Airlines Pilot Ejects Passenger

American Airlines is taking their turn in the hot seat over an incident last week where a pilot intervened to have a passenger removed. Prior to boarding her flight from Miami to New York, Tamika Mallory had a disagreement with the gate agent over whether she was to be seated in a middle or aisle seat, but thought the dispute was behind her as she walked down the jetway with her boarding pass in hand.

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Airbus To Revive C-Series »

Airbus To Revive C-Series

Airbus and Bombardier announced today that the European aerospace giant will assume a 50.01% interest in the Bombardier C-Series jet program. To keep it afloat, the C-Series program required a $1.25 billion investment last year by the province of Quebec, which will continue to own 19%, with Bombardier owning the remaining 31%.

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Drone Hits Charter Flight In Canada »

In the first documented incident of its kind in Canada, a Skyjet Aviation flight hit a drone while on approach to Jean Lesage Airport in Quebec City on Thursday. The aircraft suffered minor damage... More

Supersonic Flight 70 Years Old »

It’s been 70 years since Chuck Yeager squeezed into the sharply tapered cockpit of the Bell X-1 rocket plane and cracked a physical and psychological barrier that busted aircraft development... More

Alleged Serial Plane Shooter Charged »

A Minnesota man is facing attempted murder charges after a Cessna Skywagon that overflew his property took a gunshot in the fuselage. More

Complex Three-Engine Ferry For A380 »

Air France plans to ferry a damaged A380 back to France from Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, on three engines but before it can do that it has to install a new engine that won't be running. More

Spirit Airlines Captain Addicted For 2-3 Years »

Spirit Airlines Captain Brian Halye was addicted to speedballs (a mixture of cocaine and heroin) for several years before his death, according to a report by the Dayton Daily News. Hayle’s... More

Cal Fire Calls Out Supertanker »

Cal Fire, California’s forest management and fire protection authority, is battling the worst wildfire outbreak in California’s history with the biggest air tanker in the world. When only... More

Icon Starts Deliveries Of Updated A5 »

Icon has delivered the first of its Model Year 18 aircraft, the company said on Thursday. The new version incorporates “numerous functional and manufacturability improvements,” the... More

Kestrel Stalls In Wisconsin, Maine »

The state of Wisconsin plans to take legal action against Kestrel for the company’s failure “to show measurable progress toward obtaining financing” to repay a state loan that’s... More

 

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What's Under the Hood? Fuel Pumps

What's Under the Hood? Fuel Pumps »

The fuel pumps in your airplane should last to engine TBO if the fuel system is kept clean. If one does fail, overhaul is usually less expensive than buying new. More

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Short Final »

It was Saturday afternoon some years ago at our mid-sized, midwestern airport.Things were hopping. Air Guard jets were shooting landings on the long runway, airliners were arriving and departing, two or three aircraft were in the pattern practicing, transients were coming and going, and then there was my friend and me in a 1945 65-HP J-3 Cub doing touch and goes.   After four landings, blissfully unaware of the consternation our extremely slow speed was causing, we asked the tower on our... More

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WWII Airborne Demonstration Team Foundation's C-49 Flies Again

The WWII Airborne Demonstration Team Foundation's Douglas C-49 Skytrain returned to the skies on October 14, 2017.

Aviation companies donate hangar for L.A. Unified School District event

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group and Tony Marlow Castle & Cooke Aviation have donated a 10,000-square-foot hangar at Van Nuys Airport as the venue for a fund-raiser that will allow Los Angeles Unified School District students to compete in SkillsUSA events.

Idaho Flight School announces ground-breaking Online Backcountry Ground School

Idaho Flight School launches first Mountain Flying Online Ground School for backcountry pilots everywhere.