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Is Motion Sickness Mind Over Matter?

Reliefband's latest wearable therapeutic device is nearly $200, but there might be other things to try for queasy pax....

Friday Foibles: Back To (Stupid) Basics

Pilots can't land in crosswinds but we call that "loss of directional control."...

Why Seaplanes Are So Boring

They're slow, they leak and they rust. But they make up for it....

Friday Foibles: Hey, Who Needs A License?

Our weekly look at creative ways pilots find to reduce airplanes to scrap metal....

SpaceX Does A Hat Trick (Less One)

A perfect launch was as much showmanship as technical prowess. And that's a good thing....

Boeing Sticks Its Foot In It

Boeing likely thought it was stepping on an ant when it tried to block Bombardier's sale of CSeries airliners to Delta. It may have bought a multi-front battle it didn't bargain for....

Living Through The Pearl Harbor Attack (Last Month)

What do you do when a missile attack is announced while you're gassing your airplane?...

The Power Of Stories

PBS will air a Solar Impulse documentary on January 31. Should aviators care?...

Sport Expo: Building Airplanes Is Getting Easier

That might not drive a drove of kit building, but it's a step in the right direction....

Halladay: Guilt By Innuendo

Sure, we don't want people in aviation who crash. But who's going to decide that before the fact?...

When Government Can't Keep Up

Technologically speaking, we're almost ready for autonomous drones for moving people. The regulators appear to be far behind....

Is Stupidity An Art, A Skill Or A Talent?

It's probably all three. But if you think you're not capable of it when flying, you're kidding yourself....

Guest Blog: Retrofit Avionics Up 28 Percent

Things look good for avionics sales in the coming year. Aircraft Electronics Association President Paula Derks explains....

Low-Vis Takeoffs: There Oughta Be A Law

That might be the reaction after a fogbound takeoff killed five in Florida on Christmas Eve....

Friday Foibles: And The Winners (Losers) Are?

There are so many ways to embarrass yourself in a flying machine....