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Low-Level Chute Deployment Probed

Authorities in Sonoma, California, are investigating whether the deployment of a Cirrus whole-plane parachute at low level was a factor in the death of the pilot. Pilot Bill Goldman was killed and his son, daughter and their nanny were seriously hurt in the crash....

Nav Canada Flood Delays Flights

Nav Canada, the nonprofit corporation responsible for air traffic control in Canada and over the North Atlantic, said Sunday it had restored its automated flight planning system after the main facility housing the equipment was flooded by a thunderstorm in Ottawa, early Saturday....

Short Final

Heard over rural Massachusetts ? Cherokee XYZ (tremulous voice): "Albany Approach, Cherokee XYZ five miles northeast of Pittsfield at 3500 feet, requesting fight following to Kilo Oscar Romeo Delta.? ? Silence: all on frequency were contemplating the Cherokee, a student pilot at the controls, ...

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MH370 sea floor data released

Bathymetry data from the search for flight MH370 has been released by Geoscience Australia....

Derailment of train 3MP5 at Rawlinna, WA on 21 April 2016

The ATSB found the common practice of approaching safety critical zones at higher speed likely affects multiple rail operators and can increase the risk of accidents such as derailment due to limitations in operating systems....

Derailment of freight train 6DA2 near Marla, South Australia on 31 October 2015

Bearing failures leading to derailment continue to occur within the Australian rail network. Rail operators must continue to be vigilant and ensure axle bearings are correctly installed, maintained, and monitored throughout their life....

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Supersonic Air Travel: It's Gotta Happen

Maybe not with Boom's Mach 2.2 trial balloon, but sooner or later, we'll break out of the Mach 0.85 rut....

What Can the Public Possibly Know About ATC Privatization?

Judging by some recent polls, maybe not much....

Building Gliders Should Have Been Easy: It Wasn't

Prior to D-Day, U.S. military planners were desperate for gliders. Getting them built proved difficult and most were scrapped....

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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AMA Drone Report 07.13.17: Drones At AirVenture, CA Regs, Women and Drones

Also: Cal Fire Warns, AU Fines, New Florida Law, Aero-TV: FAA's Earl Lawrence THE world’s greatest aviation event is but a week and a half away. And for drone flyers; EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 will welcome back the popular Drone Cage Obstacle and Speed Course, presented by Embry-Riddle Aeron...

Airborne 07.19.17: NEW Kitfox Speedster!!!, Rotax 4 Sonex, Trig TY96A/TY97A

Also: Flt 3407 Families, Zenith STOL, Brandon Expands, BAA Training, Delta Caves In, Sully Defends GA, Global 7000 Years ago, ANN Boss Jim Campbell remarked a that recent flight test of the (then) Series IV Speedster model of the venerable Kitfox was one of the best flights he’d made all year....

AMA Drone Report 07.20.17: FAST Drones, GeoFencing, Certified Drone Photographer

Also: SureFly Helicopter Concept, 'Design a Drone', Raleigh v Drones, Aero-TV: AMA's David Mathewson The Drone Racing League recently tested the fastest racing drone, and set the Guinness World Records title for the Fastest ground speed by a battery-powered remote-controlled quadcopter. Hand-built b...

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Winners in Vegas

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Tuskegee Airman to visit Rise Above Traveling Exhibit at EAA AirVenture

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Wings of Freedom Tour brings WWII planes to Neb. airport

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