Administrative Error Costs Airline $1 Million

An apparent administrative error may have cost Brussels Air $1 million after a flight from Brussels to Washington, D.C., was turned around over the Atlantic. According to various forum sources (but not...
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Stay Ahead While En Route

It’s a beautiful morning and you just received a standard pilot weather briefing for a long cross-country flight—one that covers a day full of activity. The skies are calm, clear and worry-free right now,...

U.S. ADS-B Won’t Work In Canada

Most U.S. general aviation operators will not be able to fly in Canadian controlled airspace and vice versa when Canada mandates ADS-B, according to Nav Canada.
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D-Day Squadron’s Departure Prep For Normandy

The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The epic journey of a fleet of C-47s (military DC-3 aircraft) will honor the soldiers of the War.

Catching A Wave

Whether its life-threatening, alarming or merely annoying, turbulence remains a concern, not the least because it cant be seen directly and is one of the less-predictable weather hazards.

Do What’s Right (You Can’t Go Wrong)

Common courtesy goes a long way to promoting a positive view of GA.

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.

Aero: Cirrus Expands Training Initiatives

While Cirrus sales success with the SR line and now the VisionJet is obvious, less well known is that the company is becoming a force in the aviation training market. At Aero this week, Cirrus revealed that its staffed up and is investing in significant in-house training resources and video and that all of this information is available to all comers, not just Cirrus owners.

Podcast: Rust Remover For CFIs

Hand flying is a major safety focus in the drive to reduce loss-of-control accidents and CFIs are being urged to sharpen their own stick and rudder skills and pass that on to their students. Society of Aviation and Flight Educators spokesman discussed a new initiative with AVweb's Russ Niles at Sun 'n Fun 2019.

CFIs Urged To Get Uncomfortable

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) is challenging CFIs young and old to sharpen their own hand flying skills to pass that knowledge along to students.

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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.

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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...