Here's a case of an old, albeit fast dog learning new tricks: Garmin is celebrating the first flight of a G3000 integrated flight deck in an F-5 fighter. Garmin says that training firm Tactical Air Support finished the design and installation of the multi-panel suite over six months, giving the 1950s-era Northrop fighter the reliability and capabilities of modern avionics to go with its rakish good looks.More
NASA says its InSight Mars probe has "measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake.'" The agency says the "first recorded trembling" appears to have emanated from inside the planet, as opposed to noise signatures from events on the surface.More
Reuters is reporting that Boeing is telling airlines that "it is targeting U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval of its software fix as early as the third week of May and the ungrounding of the aircraft around mid-July."More
Bob Barrows, who designed the Bearhawk line of experimental aircraft, suffered a landing accident on approach to Holly Ridge/Topsail Island Airport (N21) on Monday. According to reports, Barrows... More
The Planes of Fame Northrup N9M crashed shortly after takeoff from the Chino, California, airport on Monday, killing the pilot. Photos on social media depict the crash site adjacent to a state... More
For the second year in a row, FlightSafety International has been named one of Forbes' best mid-sized employers. It is one of 500 companies with more than 1000 employees to be named,... More
A Beech Baron 58 crashed on approach to the Kerrville, Texas, airport Monday morning killing all six people onboard. According to local news reports, the Baron crashed in a ravine just before 9... More
As if Boeing's pasting in the public eye over the 737 MAX wasn't enough, reports are surfacing that the company could be cutting corners at its Charleston, South Carolina, plant that... More
The comment period on the FAA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on its rules for drone operations has ended and 899 comments were received on the highly detailed document. More
SpaceX suffered a setback in its manned program when one of its Crew Dragon capsules experienced an anomaly on a test stand at Cape Canaveral on Saturday. More
On the same day an American Airlines A321 clipped a runway distance marker with a wingtip, an AeroMexico E170 dragged its left wing for about 500 yards down a runway in Mexico. More
Almost from the beginning of our flight training, pilots are drilled on simulated engine failures in every phase of flight. Once we're introduced to dealing with engine failures, we practice and perfect them, and then revisit them to ensure... More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
Losing a pilot friend to a crash and thinking to yourself that I saw this coming and not having done all that you could to prevent the crash is one of the most horrible feelings you'll ever have in aviation. I know. I've been... More
Rizse, a U.S.-based advanced drone robotics company, introduces its new solution for aircraft inspections. Utilizing autonomous drone hardware and proprietary software, Rizse's StreamSense platform provides a way to inspect both narrow and wide body aircraft fuselages for damage such as that caused by lightning strikes, hail and bird strikes.
Pacific Sky Aviation Inc. (Pacific Sky), the British Columbia-based flight school, has implemented the Fox Training Management System by Britannica Knowledge Systems in the record-breaking time of three weeks.
British aviation firms were given a welcome boost at an international exhibition.
You may recall this 1991 accident. But you may not know how many lives it touched and how many it saved for the changes put in place to prevent a recurrence. More
This image was taken from a DG 1000 glider over the Lac de Joux in the Swiss Jura mountains, 30 miles NE of the city of Geneva. Photo taken with a Pentax K5 camera at 1/500 sec., focal length 100 mm. Copyrighted photo by Gilbert Benzonana.