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Researchers Aim To Refine Human-Aircraft Interface «<p>The design of today’s cockpits can lead to “cognitive overload,” especially when things go wrong and it’s not immediately clear to pilots what the problem is or how to fix it, according to recent research at Drexel University.</p>» 22. mai 2018 Presidential TFRs Impact GA «<p>Pilots who fly in the Northeast should expect presidential TFRs over New Jersey this summer, AOPA said this week, while GA airports affected by frequent trips by Air Force One to Florida over the winter should see some relief.</p>» 22. mai 2018 BRS Developing Chutes For eVTOLS «<p>BRS Aerospace, which has installed more than 35,000 of its ballistic recovery parachutes in a range of aircraft, from ultralights to general aviation and military airplanes, now is working to develop systems for eVTOLS, the company said at the...» 22. mai 2018 JetSuite Signs Up For Zunum Hybrids «<p>Charter operator JetSuite will be the launch customer for Zunum’s 12-seat hybrid-electric aircraft, now in development, Zunum announced on Monday. JetSuite plans to add up to 100 of the new airplanes to their fleet in the early 2020s, the...» 21. mai 2018 Spike Sets 2023 Target For Supersonic Airliner «<p>Vik Kachoria, CEO of Spike Aerospace, said last week he expects to have a commercial supersonic aircraft design flying by the end of 2023. Kachoria said he is negotiating with “two major airlines” who are interested in his company’s technology,...» 21. mai 2018 One Aviation Wants To Resume EA550 Production «<p>The Albuquerque Journal is reporting that One Aviation has attracted new investors, wants to resume building airplanes and is offering to pay most of its back rent to the City of Albuquerque as part of its restructuring process.</p>» 20. mai 2018 Next Generation Tiltrotor Hits Cruise «<p>Bell’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor aircraft hit its full cruise configuration for the first time May 11 and is expected to be flying farther and faster through the rest of the summer.</p>» 20. mai 2018 Chinese Commercial Space Companies Emerge «<p>The U.S. commercial space industry got increased competition from an unexpected source on Saturday when a Chinese company launched its first private rocket.</p>» 20. mai 2018 Pilot Shortage: Emirates Parking 18 Percent Of Fleet «<p>Although the pilot shortage has mainly manifested in regional flight cancellations in the U.S., the largest Persian Gulf carrier, Emirates, is reportedly ready to park 18 percent of its fleet.</p>» 21. mai 2018 FAA Certifies 777 Folding Wing «<p>The FAA has certified the folding wingtips that Boeing has installed on its Boeing 777X, the latest iteration of its long-haul stalwart.</p>» 21. mai 2018 737 Crashes In Havana (Updated) «<p>Cuban authorities have confirmed 110 of 113 people died in the crash of a 40-year-old Boeing 737-201 in Havana, Cuba Friday.</p>» 18. mai 2018 FAA Issues New Doors-Off Flight Rules «<p>The FAA is once again allowing doors-off operations on commercial flights carrying passengers as long as passenger restraint systems comply with its newly published rules. The administration issued an order prohibiting doors-off flights last...» 17. mai 2018 Vietnam Exhibit To Open At Museum Of Flight «<p>A new exhibit about the air war in Southeast Asia, "Vietnam Divided,” will open at Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Memorial Day weekend. The exhibit will be a permanent addition to the main gallery, with displays that focus on the years 1955 to...» 17. mai 2018 Flight Commemorates 100 Years Of Airmail «<p>Pilots Addison Pemberton, Jeff Hamilton and Ben Scott are marking the centennial anniversary of the U.S. airmail service by flying three vintage Stearman Speedmail biplanes along Contract Air Mail Route 8 from San Diego to Seattle. The...» 17. mai 2018 FAA Allows ASTM Standards For Part 23 Compliance «<p>The FAA has announced its acceptance of 30 published ASTM International consensus standards for certification of normal category Part 23 airplanes. The new Means of Compliance (MOC) are, according to the FAA, “an acceptable means, but not the...» 17. mai 2018
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