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Airbus, Boeing Earn $100 Billion At Dubai

The Dubai Airshow on Wednesday provided the setting for two enormous aircraft purchase orders, totaling billions of dollars for Airbus and Boeing. Airshow organizers called it ?one of the most exciting days in recent aviation business history.? Airbus unveiled its largest single announcement ever, a...

Textron Continues Top Hawk University Program

Textron Aviation announced this week it will continue its Top Hawk program for 2018, providing a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to five university programs for use in their flight training and recruiting efforts. ?As the Top Hawk program enters its fourth year, we?re proud to build on a program that has all...

Mooney Delivers First Ovation Ultra

Mooney has delivered the first M20U Ovation Ultra off its production line, the company announced on Thursday. In a ceremony in Kerrville, Texas, company officials turned over the keys to the new owner. The Ultra comes with a wider cabin, a newly designed leather interior, a pilot-side door, bigger w...

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Ditching involving Robinson R44, VH-WRR, 49 km N of Hamilton Island Aerodrome, Qld, on 8 November 2017

During cruise, the engine lost partial power. The pilot conducted an autorotation and deployed the emergency flotation system, landing on water....

Pressurisation event involving Airbus A320, PK-AXD, 300 km north of Perth, Western Australia, on 15 October 2017

On 15 October 2017, at about 1152 WST, the flight crew on board an Air Asia Airbus A320-216, registered PK-AXD, initiated an emergency descent from flight level (FL) 330 to 10,000 ft....

Grounding of ABFC Roebuck Bay on Henry Reef, Queensland, on 30 September 2017

On 30 September 2017, at about 0025 Eastern Standard Time, the Australian Border Force cutter Roebuck Bay (ABFC Roebuck Bay) grounded on Henry Reef in the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. The cutter sustained significant damage to the keel, stabiliser fins and propellers, with water ingress in the ...

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Good Students Know Their Weaknesses

The best students know the areas on which they need to work. That's information an instructor needs to know....

Icon Gets Tested

The Roy Halladay crash comes just weeks after he took delivery of the airplane. Will it have an impact on Icon?...

Fight For ATC Just Warming Up

In a few months, the Trump administration will need a new FAA administrator because Michael Huerta's last day in Jan. 1. Who it picks and how it goes about getting him or her nominated could shape U.S. aviation policy for decades to come....

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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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Airborne-Unmanned 11.14.17: Drone Registration, AT&T's Flying COW, Pilot Charged

Also: Boeing Completes Acquisition, Drones For LAFD, DJI Seeks Transport Canada’s Help, Uber and NASA A defense authorization bill that includes a return to civilian drone registration has been approved by a House/Senate conference committee, and is expected to be passed by both chambers and s...

AMA Drone Report 11.16.17: Drone Registration, Drone Journalists Jailed

Also: Terror Advisory, DRL Sim, SureFly Octocopter, Space Needle Drone Pilot, FAI-ASFC World Fly-In Expo A bill that includes a return to civilian drone registration has been included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018. It would again require the registration of drones weighing more t...

Mooney International Delivers First Production Ovation Ultra

Legendary Manufacturer Continues To Reach Major Milestones In The Industry With a pair of signatures, a nice round of applause, and the handing over of a shiny new set of keys, Mooney International completed delivery of the first production Ovation Ultra to its customer. It was the latest in a serie...

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Opinion: ATC privatization would cede control of US aviation to the airlines

Mark Baker, president and CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and Ed Bolen, president and CEO of the National  -More- "I was paying way too much for my life insurance as a pilot. The Pilot Insurance Center reviewed my life coverage and found me a policy that provided co...

First manned flight of SureFly personal helicopter slated for Jan.

Workhorse Group is looking to conduct the first manned flight of its SureFly eight-propeller personal helicopter in January.  -More- YOUR INSTRUMENT RATING IN JUST 10 DAYS! You can become a proficient and confident instrument pilot in just 10 days because P.I.C. is the expert when it comes...

Mo. airport shows off improved runway

Missouri's Columbia Regional Airport on Monday unveiled its improved runway 13-31, which was widened from 75 to 100 feet and  -More- 1998: The year of the GNS Navigator: It's old technology, yet still holds trade-in value (for now)! Receive up to $8,500 today for an Avidyne IFD-Series, fea...