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Airshow Pilot Killed In Overseas Crash

According to a report from XinhuaNet, aerobatic pilot Elgin Wells was killed on Wednesday when his aircraft crashed during a practice flight before the Zhengzhou Air Show in China. The report states that the plane was 300 feet above the runway at Shangjie Airport when it ?plummeted to the ground.?...

Former Epic Air CEO Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Former Epic Air CEO Fred ?Rick? Schrameck has pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud, according a statement released by the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon. Schrameck was charged with soliciting customers to purchase and help build experimental aircraft?to the tune...

EU Expands Clean Skies Effort

As countries across Europe take climate change and pollution seriously, 16 countries in Europe have signed on to a project called Horizon 2020 which will make significant investments in making aviation and aerospace industries greener....

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Chief Commissioner honoured

ATSB Chief Commissioner has been recognised for his contribution to Australian aviation....

Collision with water involving Eurocopter EC120 B, VH-WII, Hardy Reef, Whitsundays, Queensland, on 21 March 2018

The ATSB has released its preliminary investigation report into the fatal collision with water involving a helicopter on 21 March 2018 at Hardy Reef, in the Whitsundays, Queensland. The investigation is continuing....

Vinnies CEO Sleepout launched

ATSB Chief Commissioner will once again participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout....

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The Untimely Demise Of DUATs

Just as we were getting used used to the death of FSS, now this....

Guest Blog: Europe Leads In Simplifying Regulation

The U.S. is still an aviation mecca, but our friends in Europe continue to strip the deadwood out of the rulebook....

The Mantle Of Heroism

People need heros. An airline emergency succesfully resolved is grist for the mill....

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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 04.19.18: AMA Leadership, FAA Reauthorization, Coachella

Also: New French Regs, Drone Boot Camp, Public Safety Drone Standards, DroneShield Protects NASCAR It’s a little bit sad and yet a bit cool to see AMA make an exciting change in leadership as hard-working executive Director Dave Mathewson, passes the baton to long-time AMA’s Public Relat...

Airborne/Barnstorming 04.23.18: We Can Do So Much Better...

I'll Admit It... We're A Mite Frustrated, But We're ALSO Not Quitting... Ever Comments/Analysis/News/Video by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell We've accomplished so much over the past 20+ years, but now find ourselves with what we consider to be innovative/disruptive and productive plans to hel...

Airborne 04.23.18: Hemisphere Suspended, Thunderbirds Fly, Apple v Drones

Also: New NASA Administrator, AD For CFM56-7B, Engine Display Upgrade On C-441, First BBJ MAX Textron Aviation has suspended work on the Citation Hemisphere large business jet, citing ongoing problems with the Safran Silvercrest engine selected to power the new airplane. Textron CEO Scott Donnelly a...

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AOPA participates in NTSB roundtable discussion

The National Transportation Safety Board held a roundtable discussion about preventing loss-of-control accidents in general a -More- Life Insurance for Pilots — DONE RIGHT! Would you like to find life insurance coverage that is friendly to pilots and priced so you can save on your p...

American Airlines launches Cadet Academy to train pilots

The American Airlines Cadet Academy will train prospective pilots for 18 months at the carrier's partner flight schools, remo -More- ...

AOPA, GA lobbying pays off after Shuster removes ATC amendment

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