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WASP Florence &#8220;Shutsy&#8221; Reynolds Dies «<p>Florence “Shutsy” Reynolds of Connellsville, Penn., passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at home. She was 95. She took a Civilian Pilot Training Program at her local airport in Connellsville and completed it, receiving her pilot’s certificate...» 16. mars 2018 FAA Restricts Doors-Off Helicopter Tours «<p>The FAA said Friday that it's restricting helicopter operators from offering so-called doors-off tours unless the passengers are equipped with quick-release harnesses. The announcement came five days after five people died when a tour...» 16. mars 2018 NTSB Reminder: Check Weight And Balance «<p>The NTSB issued a Safety Alert on Friday reminding general aviation pilots they should calculate weight and balance before every flight. Between 2008 and 2016, the board said, incorrect or neglected performance calculations were cited as a...» 16. mars 2018 Low-Flying Plane Causes Concern At Ohio High School «<p>A low-flying plane over an Ohio high school caused concern Thursday afternoon, according to Cincinnati news station WLWT. “After an exhaustive investigation, we determined there is no evidence of any threat or plan to attack any person or...» 16. mars 2018 Video: Cessna 210 Crash Landing In Kissimmee «<p>The unblinking eye of a video camera caught the dramatic crash landing of a Cessna 210N at Florida’s Kissimmee Airport this week. Although the airplane touched down on a narrow, tree-lined Martin Luther King Boulevard Tuesday afternoon, neither...» 15. mars 2018 AOPA Updates FBO Complaint Status «<p>Two complaints about FBO pricing and practices that AOPA filed with the FAA last August have completed the “reply and response” phase and now will be studied by the FAA, AOPA said on Wednesday. The complaints address “egregious” fees and...» 15. mars 2018 Tuskegee Airman Floyd Carter Sr. Dies «<p>Floyd Carter Sr., one of the last Tuskegee Airmen, decorated veteran of three wars and NYPD officer, died Thursday, March 8, 2018. He was 95. Carter was given the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bush for breaking the color barrier in...» 15. mars 2018 Two Killed In F-18 Crash «<p>Two crew members were killed when an F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed into the sea off the coast of Key West on Wednesday afternoon, military officials have confirmed. The aircraft, which was based at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia, was on...» 15. mars 2018 DHS: Russia Hacking U.S. ATC? «<p>As Western democracies ramp up their rhetoric against Russia, White House officials said Thursday that Russia has hacked or at least targeted U.S. infrastructure, including aviation systems. The Washington Post reported Thursday that these new...» 15. mars 2018 Air Carrier Applies For Trans-Antarctic Routing «<p>Zipping across the North Pole to connect city pairs in the eastern and western hemispheres happens multiple times a day. But now Norwegian Air Argentina has applied for traffic rights from Buenos Aires to Perth, Western Australia, a 7,839-mile...» 15. mars 2018 Dynon SkyView HDX Approved For Skyhawks «<p>Owners of vintage Cessna Skyhawks now have another option for glass upgrades and an autopilot. Dynon Avionics announced today that the FAA gave the SkyView HDX integrated avionics suite the nod for aftermarket installations in a wide variety of...» 14. mars 2018 Pilot Certification Still In Play In D.C. «<p>An effort to change the current certification rules for airline pilots through legislation has stalled, but an “administrative fix” could still come to pass, according to a report this week in Roll Call, a Capitol Hill news site. Sen. John...» 14. mars 2018 Boeing&#8217;s 737 Sets World Record «<p>Boeing has produced 10,000 copies of the 737, setting a world record for the most-produced model of a commercial jet aircraft ever, the company said this week. Guinness World Records has certified the record. The aircraft first flew in 1967,...» 14. mars 2018 Kitty Hawk Unveils VTOL Prototype «<p>Kitty Hawk, the California company that has been working on a “flying car” funded by Alphabet CEO Larry Page, has released a video of its newest autonomous VTOL prototype, which is now flying in New Zealand. The electric-powered aircraft,...» 13. mars 2018 Textron Reports On SkyCourier Progress «<p>The initial wind-tunnel testing of the new twin-engine Cessna SkyCourier turboprop is now complete, Textron announced on Tuesday. Engineers will analyze the results from the tests to develop performance and aerodynamic characteristics and...» 13. mars 2018
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