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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.

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Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents.

Four Americans, Canadian Pilot Die In Honduras Crash

Four Americans and their Canadian pilot were killed in the crash of a Cherokee Six on the shore of Roatan Island in Honduras Saturday.

Do What’s Right (You Can’t Go Wrong)

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

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.

Who You Gonna Call?

When something happens and your ELT is triggered, theres a wide array of assets that will deploy to find you. Heres how to make their job easier.

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents.

Cropduster Allowed To Use Roads As Runways

In the git er done spirit of the heartland, a South Dakota county has granted an aerial application company the right to land and take off on county roads to fertilize local fields.

Crew Age, Experience Gap Cited In Taxiway Accident

Indias Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had some unusual crew resource management advice for Air India Express after a seasoned captain dumped a Boeing 737-800 in a drainage ditch at Cochin Airport in April of 2017 despite repeated warnings from his much younger female first officer.

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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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