Garmin GPS 155 TSO Turns 25 »

Garmin GPS 155 TSO Turns 25

We take it for granted today, but 25 years ago a GPS navigator approved for non-precision instrument approaches was big thing—and Garmin's GPS 155 TSO was the first.

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Southwest Experiences Operational Emergency »

Southwest Experiences Operational Emergency

Southwest Airlines canceled more than 100 flights over the Presidents Day weekend not from weather or crew issues but because more than twice the number of its Boeing 737s were out of service for maintenance.

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Ray Aviation Scholarships Awarded by EAA »

Two high-school students have been awarded $10,000 each under the EAA's Ray Aviation Scholarships. Nicole Blount of Lake Placid, Florida, and Max Davidson of Jurupa Valley, California, will receive this important head start toward their flight training.

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Sun Flyer Flies With Siemens »

Bye Aerospace’s Sun Flyer 2 electric Part 23 airplane took flight for the first time with its intended production configuration on Feb. 8 and President George Bye said all went well. More

Icon Demo Prompts Emergency Response »

In most circumstances, an aircraft sales rep wants as much attention as possible for his product but Rick Rief had people calling 911 every time he did a demo flight in St. Louis last week. More

Trump TFR Airports Reimbursed »

Financial relief is on the way for airport businesses affected by presidential TFRs near President Donald Trump’s two favorite vacation getaways. More

Candidate Proposes Meigs Revival »

A long-shot candidate for the Chicago mayoralty is proposing reopening Meigs Field, in part to accommodate eVTOL point-to-point transportation. More

Registration Trusts Make The News »

A Dallas television station is the latest mainstream media outlet raising the alarm about a common, some say necessary, tool used to register aircraft in the U.S., invoking the specter of criminals... More

FAA Requiring Visible Drone ID Numbers »

The FAA has posted a new rule requiring owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drones) to display an FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of their aircraft. Previously,... More

Industry Round-up, February 15, 2019 »

This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new training management system for Spirit Airlines, a partnership between MedAire and Fireside Partners and a positive year-end result for... More

uAvionix Introduces Installation Network »

ADS-B designer and manufacturer uAvionix has launched a Qualified Installers (QI) program for its skyBeacon and tailBeacon ADS-B Out products. The program which, is aiming to expand the... More

 

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Biplane Cross-Country

Biplane Cross-Country »

Sailors have an affliction they call “bigger boat disease” or “one-foot-itis,” and I was starting to feel the rumblings of the aviator’s version. I had been flying and enjoying my Fisher FP-404 biplane for the past three... More

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The Pilot’s Lounge #143: Service Test Flying

The Pilot’s Lounge #143: Service Test Flying »

There are three levels of flight testing. The top end, requiring extensive education and training, is experimental flight test. The next level down is production flight test. Service test flying is the lowest rung on the test ladder. It usually... More

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AEROCOR - Global Leader in Very Light Jet Sales 2 Years Running

Recent startup AEROCOR announces that it has exceeded its growth expectations for 2018, making it the world's largest broker for Very Light Jets for the second year in a row

Fireside Partners and MedAire put Partnership into Practice

Fireside Partners, your all-hazards worldwide emergency response partner, and MedAire, your partner for both in-flight and at-location medical and security assistance, are working together to serve you faster and better when you need help.

Spirit Airlines signs a service agreement for the delivery of the market-leading training management system "MINT TRMS"

MINT Software Systems, the leading manufacturer of training management solutions for the aviation industry, today announces the signature of a service agreement with Spirit Airlines for the implementation of the web-based training management system MINT TRMS.