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Icon Sets Low-Altitude Standards «<p>Citing a lack of FAA guidance or industry expertise in training pilots for low altitude operations, Icon Aircraft has created guidelines for pilots flying the A5 and is preparing a low-altitude training course for pilots who want to go lower...» 20. okt. 2017 ERAU Investigates Language As Safety Issue «<p>The impact of misunderstandings between pilots and air traffic controllers due to language differences has been underestimated as a contributing factor in accidents, researchers from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University said this week....» 19. okt. 2017 ADS-B Manufacturer NavWorx Ceases Operation «<p>Just weeks after releasing a replacement product for its AD-stricken ADS600-B system, Texas-based NavWorx announced on its webpage today it is ceasing operations and is not conducting any business.</p>» 19. okt. 2017 MH370 Search May Not Be Over «<p>The government of Malaysia is considering a proposal from seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, a U.S. company, to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370, according to news reports on Thursday. MH370 vanished in March 2014 in the...» 19. okt. 2017 Branson: Virgin Spaceflights Expected Soon «<p>Virgin Galactic is about three months away from launching into space, founder Richard Branson said at a business forum in Finland recently. He added that he expects to fly into space about three months after that. The company has said it...» 19. okt. 2017 SMO Runway Shortening Resumes «<p>After halting a plan last week to start work on shortening the runway at Santa Monica Airport, a federal court has lifted its temporary restraining order, and the work will begin “within the next week,” according to a post on the city’s...» 18. okt. 2017 Pilots Suspended After Dramatic Flyby «<p>Two pilots for Air Berlin, approaching their last landing into Dusseldorf, Germany, before the carrier’s insolvency, instead flew along the runway, banked sharply, then pulled up and flew one last time around the airport. The maneuver was...» 18. okt. 2017 New WACO Walks On Water «<p>WACO Aircraft announced the debut of the amphibious version of their radial engine biplane yesterday—the YMF-5F. The company says the “F” designation is for both “float and fun,” not to suggest that the tailwheel gear version isn’t fun.</p>» 17. okt. 2017 NTSB: Poor Pilot Decisions Led To Fatal Balloon Crash «<p>A commercial balloon pilot’s “pattern of poor decision-making” led to his balloon striking power lines and then crashing to the ground in Texas in July 2016, killing all 16 on board, the NTSB concluded in its final report, issued on Tuesday. It...» 17. okt. 2017 Short Final «<p>It was Saturday afternoon some years ago at our mid-sized, midwestern airport.Things were hopping. Air Guard jets were shooting landings on the long runway, airliners were arriving and departing, two or three aircraft were in the pattern...» 16. okt. 2017 American Airlines Pilot Ejects Passenger «<p>American Airlines is taking their turn in the hot seat over an incident last week where a pilot intervened to have a passenger removed. Prior to boarding her flight from Miami to New York, Tamika Mallory had a disagreement with the gate agent...» 16. okt. 2017 Airbus To Revive C-Series «<p>Airbus and Bombardier announced Monday that the European aerospace giant will assume a 50.01 percent interest in the Bombardier CSeries jet program. To keep it afloat, the CSeries program required a $1.25 billion investment last year by the...» 17. okt. 2017 Alleged Serial Plane Shooter Charged «<p>A Minnesota man is facing attempted murder charges after a Cessna Skywagon that overflew his property took a gunshot in the fuselage.</p>» 15. okt. 2017 Supersonic Flight 70 Years Old «<p>It’s been 70 years since Chuck Yeager squeezed into the sharply tapered cockpit of the Bell X-1 rocket plane and cracked a physical and psychological barrier that busted aircraft development wide open.</p>» 15. okt. 2017 Drone Hits Charter Flight In Canada «<p>In the first documented incident of its kind in Canada, a Skyjet Aviation flight hit a drone while on approach to Jean Lesage Airport in Quebec City on Thursday. The aircraft suffered minor damage and no one was injured. Skyjet flies King Airs...» 15. okt. 2017
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