FAA Approves Air Canada Safety Review »

FAA Approves Air Canada Safety Review

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.

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Drone Photo Renews Search »

Drone Photo Renews Search

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 the words "help" or "here" appear to be written in the snow.

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GA Groups Want FAA Registry To Stay Open »

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

Halladay Had Drugs In System »

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 Order Keeps A380 Alive »

Emirates Airlines has extended the production life of the A380 with a firm order for 20 aircraft and an option for 16 more. More

Drone Used In Surf Rescue »

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

Scholarships Available For Aviation Careers »

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

AOPA Offers Safety Seminars On Midairs »

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. AOPA’s Air Safety Institute is taking on the... More

Virgin Galactic Back In The Air »

Virgin Galactic is ramping up its test-flight program in Mojave, with a goal to bring tourists to space later this year. Late last week, VSS Unity, the passenger-carrying part of Virgin’s... More

ELT Manufacturer Offers Ameri-King Solution »

In 2016, the FAA terminated its certification of certain ELTs manufactured by Ameri-King, and this week, Orolia announced it has developed a new version of its Integra model that has been specially... More

 

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Healthy Pilot #5: Your Ticker—the Whole Ballgame

Healthy Pilot #5: Your Ticker—the Whole Ballgame »

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 physician—not the FAA-- are in the driver’s seat... More

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Need Hangar Tools? Snap-On Comes At A Premium

Need Hangar Tools? Snap-On Comes At A Premium »

The first step in wrenching your own aircraft is buying the right tools. You'll pay a hefty premium for the Snap-On brand, but they remain the shop gold standard. More

Short Final:

Short Final »

It was one of those days where the winds were very gusty, and the pattern was just a mess at ILG (Wilmington, DE). It's a training site for controllers and downwinds were being extended by miles, clearances were changing, and everything was just a bit messy. Combined with the gusts, it wasn't a fun day … My goal was landing practice since I was new to the plane. After three unimpressive efforts I threw in the towel.I cleared the runway and the following exchange took place … Tower:... More

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Kansas State Polytechnic offering aircraft certification courses for industry professionals?

Kansas State offering a course on certifying aircraft and components.

Jet Logistics Adds Pacific/Hawaii to FAA Global Op-Specs Authorization

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.

COMPLETED INSTALLATION OF FAA APPROVED PILATUS PC12 BASED FLIGHT SIMULATOR

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).