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Guest Blog: Why Privatizing ATC Would Break The System

While the FAA isn't perfect, it functions as one-stop shopping for everything in aviation. And for the entire world, not just the U.S....

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....

The Old Guys Sometimes Got Airplanes Just Right

Waco's YMF-5 is one of them, although it's been updated. It was on display on amphibious floats at this weekend's AOPA fly-in in Tampa....

The Old Guys Sometimes Got Airplanes Just Right

Waco's YMF-5 is one of them, although it's been updated. Check it out on amphibious floats at this weekend's AOPA fly-in in Tampa....

Icon’s Low-Flying Guidelines: A Good Start

Low flying is a blast but there are rules, thanks to Icon....

Why Aren't Remanufactured Airplanes More Of A Thing?

Maybe two thirds of the price of new just isn't enough of an incentive....

Electricity In Airplanes: It's All Over The Place

Its importance as prime mover may be years away, but lots of companies are dabbling and investing, including GE....

What's Pratt Up To?

It's something to do with a 2000-HP engine that must have something to do with GE....

Another Electric Airplane?

Or what kind of rube do you take me for?...

The Next Big Thing In Toys

Looks to me like it might be multi-rotors, if the manufacturers can get the numbers right....

Musk On Mars v2.0

When the last BFR blasts the last human to Mars, I'll still be here claiming it will never work. Can I at least drive the abandoned Teslas?...

Will Boeing Tariffs Ignite A Trade War?

No one knows. But if approved, the tariffs will directly impact U.S. workers....

Newton’s Law Struck Down

No, not the one about gravity, but about drones....