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Fun With Boeings

No news here: just test pilots getting the keys to the most advanced airliners from Boeing and told to go out and make a great video. Actually, we're sure a lot more went into it than that but it sure looks like fun. Enjoy....

Short Final

Heard over Joshua Approach in the Southern California Mojave desert ? "All aircraft on frequency, turn right five degrees.? ? After a moment's pause. ? "All aircraft on frequency, return to previous heading. I am now retired. So long? ? Stephen Hackney...

Tornado Damages Doomsday Planes

They?re said to be the Air Force?s indestructible last line of defense but two of four E-4B airborne command post aircraft have been taken out by the Nebraska weather. The two aircraft, based on Boeing 747-200B civilian airliners, were damaged by a tornado that hit Offutt Air Force Base on June 16....

ATSB - Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Loss of separation involving Boeing 737, VH-XZP, and Robinson R44, VH-FOA, Canberra Airport, Australian Capital Territory, 2 June 2017

The ATSB is investigating a loss of separation between a Boeing 737, registered VH-XZP, and a Robinson R44, registered VH-FOA, at Canberra Airport, Australian Capital Territory, on 2 June 2017....

Engine failure involving Airbus A330, VN A371 Melbourne Airport, Victoria, 6 May 2014

During the take-off roll, the crew received indications that the right engine had failed. The flight crew responded by discontinuing the take off....

Collision with terrain involving Cessna 441, VH-XMJ near Renmark Airport, South Australia on 30 May 2017

The ATSB is investigating a fatal aircraft accident involving a Cessna Conquest 441 aircraft, registered VH-XMJ, that occurred near Renmark Airport, South Australia on 30 May 2017....

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Supersonic Air Travel: It's Gotta Happen

Maybe not with Boom's Mach 2.2 trial balloon, but sooner or later, we'll break out of the Mach 0.85 rut....

What Can the Public Possibly Know About ATC Privatization?

Judging by some recent polls, maybe not much....

Building Gliders Should Have Been Easy: It Wasn't

Prior to D-Day, U.S. military planners were desperate for gliders. Getting them built proved difficult and most were scrapped....

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

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17: UAS Orgs v Bad Regs, Anti-Collision, Drone Race $$

Also: Solar-Powered UAS, NK Drone, UAS Survey, Brian Wynne Interview The team at AUVSI is staying plenty busy as they and 13 other organizations authored a letter to members of Congress urging them to consider the potential consequences for the UAS industry if legislation was enacted affecting the f...

AMA Drone Report 06.22.17: FAA Reauthorization, Rotor Riot Int'l, DRL on ESPN

Also: Drones at Oshkosh!, Drone Regulatory Effort, AMA Drone Report-Help Wanted, Aero-TV: MultiGP Drone Racing The House of Representatives has published initial language to reauthorize funding for the FAA. A move to privatize the ATC system is causing widespread concern among aviation groups and pi...

Airborne 06.22.17: GA v House ATC Bill, 737 MAX 10, Solar Impulse 2 Anniversary

Also: ATC Opposition, Want to Be An Aero-Stringer?, CAP's Next CEO, Hypersonic Jet, Spring Airlines, Leonardo, 505 Jet Ranger X Following Wednesday’s release of the language proposed by the US House of Representatives, a consortium of general aviation groups has provided united opposition to t...

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ATA Smart Brief - AOPA

Riggin Flight Service trains crop duster pilots

Riggin Flight Service of Madison, S.D., is one of four flight schools nationwide that trains certified aerial applicators --  -More- Beware the Aviation Exclusion in a Life Policy. Older life insurance policies and employer sponsored life policies may have specific exclusions for aviation...

Canadian Women in Aviation Conference offers networking opportunities

The Canadian Women in Aviation Conference brought together women just starting out in their careers and women who pioneered t -More- Download a free executive summary of NBAA's Compensation Survey. See how your flight operation compares to others in the industry and learn how you can stay ...

What do you do to stay fit for flight?

Check out poll results in Wednesday's eBrief.  -More- ...