WORLD'S PREMIER INDEPENDENT AVIATION NEWS RESOURCE

Horten HX-2 Flying Wing To Make U.S. Debut At Oshkosh

You can’t leave all the unusual aircraft to Burt Rutan. So there’s the Horten HX-2 flying wing, which is slated to make its US debut at Oshkosh this summer.
Image: EAA

EAA: Rutan To Be Celebrated At Oshkosh

Burt Rutan will be celebrated and heard at Oshkosh this year, taking part in a Theater in the Woods event on Thursday and three daytime forums during the show week.

4th Annual WAA Safety Day 2019

Aviation Consumer Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of Belvoir Media Group’s Aviation Division Larry Anglisano, five-time Space Shuttle commander Jim Wetherbee and FAASTeam Manager Ben Struck will speak at the 4th Annual Westchester Aviation Association’s (WAA) General Aviation safety conference on the evening of June 4, 2019, in Tarrytown, New York.

So Long, Sebring

Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo is no more. But kudos to the city for sustaining it for 15 years in a difficult market.
Echelon Right

Picture of the Week, May 30, 2019

I took this with my iPhone Xs this week from a Lancair Legacy - on the right is a Glasair III and another Lancair Legacy. We were practicing formation work just north of Phoenix, for the Sport Class Pylon Racing School as part of the Reno Air Races. Copyrighted photo by Rob Huntington.

Industry Round-up, May 24, 2019

AVwebs weekly news roundup found reports on an aviation upgrades shop expanding its autopilot offerings, a convention appearance for Click Aviation Network and a new training management system for Pobeda Airlines.

Salute to Veterans Airshow Canceled

Flooding at the Jefferson City airport has caused the cancellation of the Salute to Veterans Airshow scheduled for May 25-26. This after the show had to be relocated from the Columbia Regional Airport because of construction there.

D-Day Squadron Heads North

One of the most ambitious warbird adventures ever undertaken was scheduled to lift off from Oxford, Connecticut, Sunday as 15 Douglas DC-3 variants head to Europe to reenact the D-Day invasion.

Industry Round-up, May 17, 2019

AVwebs weekly news roundup found reports on an STC for a King Air autothrottle, FAA-PMA approval for Nicrocraft Cirrus SR22 heat exchanger and muffler, discounts for certain FlightSimExpo attendees and a simulator sponsorship for US Aviation Academy. It also uncovered announcements of a new owner for Ft. Langley Air, a sales director appointment at DAES, a partnership to build sustainable landing spots and new flight playback software at Ryanair.

AVweb Insider

Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

Featured Video

How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...