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B-52 Probably Ingested Birds In Four Engines

The Air Force crew of MACHO 11 can now top Sully's two-engine bird ingestion. The Air Force B-52 that crashed when departing from Andersen Air Force Base last May experienced indications consistent with failure of all four starboard engines due to bird ingestion. The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an...

Evolution Adds Two More PT6 Options

Evolution Aircraft Company, maker of the high-end Evolution Turbine and Evolution Piston kit planes, is adding two more versions of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 turboprop to its pressurized single-engine lineup. The Evolution airplanes were previously part of the Lancair brand of experimental airc...

Former Pilot Headed For Jail

A federal judge in Los Angeles accepted the plea bargain of Arnold ("Arnie") Gerald Leto III on Monday, sentencing him to 10 months in jail for flying paying passengers without a pilot's certificate--at least one flight in a Dassault Falcon 10 and at least one flight in a Cessna Citation I...

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Enhancing regional transport safety

A fourth annual meeting between the ATSB Commissioners and the Commissioners of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) held in Brisbane today will further enhance our northern neighbour?s independence in aviation safety investigations....

Propulsion failure on board Norwegian Star, Bass Strait, Victoria on 10 February 2017

Based on the preliminary information, the ATSB found that the Norwegian Star experienced three separate propulsion unit failures over a period of about nine weeks....

Aviation Short Investigations Bulletin - Issue 59

The ATSB has released its latest Bulletin of short investigations covering a range of the short investigations and highlights valuable safety lessons for pilots, operators and safety managers....

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Uber Elevate - Is The Future Finally Here?

The ever-elusive flying car gets a thorough hash-over....

Impulse Control Anyone?

We skipped running American Airlines' weekend cabin dustup. But there's still a point to be made about it....

Is it Time To Give Up On MH370?

Probably, but it's inevitable that the search will carry on in some form until the airplane is found....

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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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AMA Drone Report 04.27.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, College Drones, DJI VR Goggles

Also: Airborne at XPONENTIAL, AMA On Mil-Airspace, Canadian Drones, AMA Legislative Efforts With an appearance not all that different than many of the multi-copters we’re all flying these days, Google’s Larry Page, has entered the aviation arena with a personal flying machine that is sup...

AUVSI and Aero-News Announce Live Webcast Schedules for XPONENTIAL 2017

The World's Greatest Gathering Of 'All Things Unmanned' Will Get Expert Live Coverage! The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and their "Airborne-Unmanned" production partner, Aero-News Network (ANN), have announced the schedule for their LIVE interview program ...

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17: UAS Broadcast, College Drone Racing, XPO17 LIVE!

Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Flying EYE -- designed to be a virtual reality (VR), live-streaming UAV. 360 Designs claims the vehicle is the world's firs...

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Wingly matches GA pilots in the UK with expense-sharing passengers

Travel correspondent Simon Calder writes about his experience with Wingly, a website that connects general aviation pilots wi -More- Which Life Insurance Companies are Friendly to Pilots? Pilot Insurance Center Knows. Most life agents don't really understand aviation and which carriers ar...

FAA warns pilots to check against manufacturers' POH

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Safety Alert for Operators warning pilots to carefully compare commercial-of -More- ...

City council votes to close Banning Municipal Airport

The Banning, Calif., City Council has voted to close the Banning Municipal Airport.  -More- ...