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P&W Hits Adaptive Fan Milestone

Pratt & Whitney has completed testing on a proof of concept adaptive bypass variant of the F135 fighter engine. The adaptive three-stream fan test was completed as part of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Adaptive Engine Technology Development (AETD) program at Arnold Air Force Base in Tulla...

Over 40,000 ADS-B Aircraft Operating In U.S.

As of Sept. 1, over 40,000 U.S.-registered aircraft have been equipped to comply with the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate, says the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). The FAA estimates that 100,000 to 160,000 general aviation aircraft will need to comply with the mandate?or cease operations i...

Short Final

I was in the lineup to depart LAX. A Delta jet was ahead of me and a Short Bros 360 was ahead of Delta ? Delta (strong southern accent): "Ah, ground control, could you tell us what kind of aircraft is that ahead of us?? ? Short Bros Pilot: "Ah, we are a Short Bros 360.? ? Long silence ? De...

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Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin - Issue 62

The ATSB has released a Short Investigations Bulletin, covering the findings of a number of short aviation investigations and highlighting valuable safety lessons for pilots, operators and safety managers....

Tailstrike involving Airbus A320, VH-VGF, at Melbourne Airport, Victoria on 11 May 2016

The ATSB found that during rotation, the cadet pilot applied a larger than normal sidestick pitch input resulting in a higher than normal pitch rate....

ATSB?s Corporate Plan

The ATSB has released its latest corporate plan, outlining the agency?s priorities, deliverables and challenges for the coming four years....

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Irma's Big Test: Will There Be Less Damage This Time?

Irma stormed ashore at Naples, Florida, on Sunday. Reports of damage are mixed and could that mean we're getting pretty prepared for big storms?...

Hurricane Irma: Move The Airplane Or Stay Put?

Anyone who says this decision is a no-brainer doesn't have the first clue....

What's A Fair Ramp Fee?

That's at the heart of AOPA's complaint to the FAA about three Signature FBOs. But it's the security and infrastructure fees that need attention....

The Australian Aviation News

Bali chaos as Tiger row deepens

Tigerair has again cancelled flights in and out of Denpasar, and there is no sign of the dispute being resolved....

Passengers in safe hands

Flying has never been safer for Australians on commercial aircraft, according to a new report from the ATSB....

Tigerair ban strands Aussies

More than 170 Australian travellers remained stranded in Bali last night following the Indonesian ban on Tiger­air....

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Boeing 787 back in the air after lengthy grounding

After 123 days being grounded and then repaired to ensure its battery systems do not catch fire, Boeing 787 Dreamliners are about to once again make commercial flight in the United States. A United Airlines 787 will fly from Houston to Chicago Monday morning carrying more than 250 passengers includi...

Dreamliners fly again for first time in 3 months

All Nippon Airways, the Japanese launch customer for Boeing Co's 787, flew its first Dreamliner in more than three months on Sunday to test reinforced batteries installed by the U.S. aircraft maker....

Japan's ANA to begin 787 test flights Sunday

All Nippon Airways said it would begin test flights of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner on Sunday after the Japanese government on Friday issued approval for the grounded aircraft to resume flight. The company said it would retrain its Dreamliner pilots with 230 test flights....

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RFP: ANN Seeking New Site/Facility For Major Studio Upgrade

It's Official: Aggressive Upgrades For New Airborne Programs WILL Require New Digs It's been in development for years, but we're getting to a point where we think we can pull off something TRULY REMARKABLE - which will require us to make BIG CHANGES. So... ANN is officially looking for a new home fo...

AMA Drone Report 09.14.17: MultiGP Nat’l Championship, GDU O2, ICAO Registration

Also: AMA Monitoring Volunteer Drones, Aerix DaVinci, FAA ReAuthorization, TobyRich, ADR Test Pilots The 2017 MultiGP National Drone Racing Championship are being held now through this weekend at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. With thousands of pilots currently having competed in o...

Airborne 09.19.17: Avro Arrow, Virgin Orbit, No Pot Delivery By Drone

Also: NFlightMic Debut, Natl Av Hall Of Fame, Aero-Calendar, MD v FAA, Med Drone Transport, Ryanair, 'Black Sheep' Kraken Sonar Systems, working with OEX Recovery Group, has discovered a long-sought free-flight Avro Arrow model on the floor of Lake Ontario. The sonar images were captured using Krake...

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Operation Airdrop on scene in Fla.

The volunteer aviation relief organization founded by Texan Doug Jackson during Hurricane Harvey is on the scene in Florida f -More- STOP Overpaying for Life Insurance. — How do I find the best life policy as a pilot? Pilots are often quoted incorrectly for life insurance. If an agen...

White House intends to nominate safety expert to NTSB

Well-known safety advocate Bruce Landsberg is set to be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a member of the Natio -More- ...

Hayward, Calif., airport plans open house

California's Hayward Executive Airport will on Sunday hold its open house, inviting the community to tour the control tower a -More- Promo Extended! Get FREE ADS-B In & Out when you purchase an Avidyne IFD550 Premium GPS Navigator ($5,498 value!). Featuring a built-in ARS for attitude over...