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POTUS TFRs Paralyze Florida Flight Ops

Airport operators and flight schools in the Palm Beach, Florida, area are bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential TFR covering President Trump's visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort. For the third weekend in a row, the presidential TFR covering Trump's visit has shut do...

Sonic Booms Announce TFR Intercept

Sonic booms rattled the southeast coast of Florida Friday evening as two F-15s were scrambled to intercept an aircraft that violated presidential restricted airspace over West Palm Beach....

Trump Claims $1 Billion Saving On Air Force One

President Donald Trump said Saturday he'd personally negotiated a $1 billion reduction in the $4.2 billion cost of the replacement aircraft for Air Force One and accomplished it in less than an hour. He also told a campaign rally in Melbourne, Florida, that the 25 percent discount is "not good ...

ATSB - Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Loss of control involving remotely piloted aircraft Pulse Aerospace Vapor 55

Incorrect reference data can have potentially serious consequences in remotely piloted and manned aircraft....

Chief Pilots land in Canberra

Chief Pilots from around Australia converged on the ATSB?s office in Canberra today to take part in the national Chief Pilots? forum....

Wildlife strikes most common aviation safety occurrence

Wildlife strikes in Australian aviation have increased significantly over the past two years and continue to pose a safety risk to aircraft operators, according to a new report released by the ATSB....

AVWeb Insider Blog

Should The FAA Be Run By A Pilot?

It's a persistent belief among people who fly. I have a hard time seeing that it makes much difference....

BasicMed Survey: Disappointed Resignation

Readers really wanted the driver's license medical cert. And they believe it's deserved....

Dear President Trump

In today's AVweb VLOG, Paul Bertorelli asks President Trump to make good on his promise to reduce government regulation....

The Australian Aviation News

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....

MSNBC Aviation News

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....

AeroNews

AMA Drone Report 02.20.17: DJI & AMA Team Up, MultiGP, Drone Advisory Committee

Also: Another Dumb FL Drone Law, AMA Expo East!, Spaceport America Drone Summit DJI and AMA have launched a joint program to promote safe and responsible drone operations, train public safety officers to use drones effectively, and support educational outreach efforts. DJI and the AMA will also coll...

Airborne 02.20.17: B787-10 Rollout, MultiGP Drone Racing, NIMBYs v Montauk

Also: Wright Prop, Full Stop!, Airbus Sued, Ellen Ochoa, Wright Trophy, New Embraer CEO, Bel Air AW189s The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its debut Friday, at Boeing South Carolina. Thousands of employees at the North Charleston, S.C. site celebrated t...

Airborne 02.21.17: NASA 'Space Poop' Challenge, Drone Advisory, Boeing

Also: Alphabet Balloons, Aero-Calendar, DJI-AMA, Solar Research, Dreamliners, F-35, ALPA NASA Johnson Space Center, in partnership with NASA Tournament Lab and online crowdsourcing platform HeroX, has just announced the three winners of its widely publicized... Space Poop Challenge. The global crowd...

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AOPA creates membership options for drone pilots

AOPA has launched a new line of membership options for drone pilots, who are becoming an important part of general aviation.  -More- Life Insurance Designed for Pilots. ✓ Full Coverage ✓ No Aviation Exclusions ✓ A+ Financial Ratings ✓ Prefe...

Learning to recognize and prevent imminent stalls

Rod Machado, a pilot, flight instructor and National Aviation Safety Counselor, writes about how to train to prevent stalls.  -More- Your Airplane Built into a Desktop Model from Your Photos Have a Custom-Built desktop model made of your airplane from your photos. Customized with your pai...

What type of airport environment do you typically fly from?

Nontowered public airport 47.86% Towered public airport 40.99% Private airstrip 9.84% Other  -More- Download your FREE copy of NBAA's Airports Handbook. This guide provides insight on the economic and social value that airports provide to communities and nations a...