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.More
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.More
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.More
Bye Aerospaces 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
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
Financial relief is on the way for airport businesses affected by presidential TFRs near President Donald Trumps two favorite vacation getaways. More
A long-shot candidate for the Chicago mayoralty is proposing reopening Meigs Field, in part to accommodate eVTOL point-to-point transportation. More
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
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
This week, AVwebs 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
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
Sailors have an affliction they call bigger boat disease or one-foot-itis, and I was starting to feel the rumblings of the aviators version. I had been flying and enjoying my Fisher FP-404 biplane for the past three... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
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
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
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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.
Oh, yeah, sure, you bet it is. Try to imagine a 4000-foot strip of FAA-approved pavement a dwarf's toss from Lakeshore Drive. That's about as close to reality as it's likely to get. More
A PZL M-15 Belphegor taken at the Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow Poland. Photo by Peter Grey.