The FAA has posted a draft report from the Boeing 737 MAX Flight Standardization Board (FSB) covering updated pilot training requirements for the aircraft. The draft adds the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) to the list of areas which must receive special emphasis during ground training, but does not require flight simulator training for the system.More
The NTSB announced on Wednesday that it is investigating an accident involving an American Airlines A321 that hit a runway distance marker during its takeoff roll at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on April 10, 2019. One of the pilots reported experiencing an uncontrolled 45-degree bank as the aircraft rotated.More
Embraer received type certificates for the updated version of its E195 passenger jet from the FAA, EASA and Brazilian regulatory authority ANAC on Monday. The E195-E2, which has a maximum takeoff weight of 135,585 pounds, is the largest aircraft ever manufactured by Embraer.More
The airshow season is about fast-moving, rapidly gyrating aircraft. For some, it's about witnessing a watchmaker's level of finesse required to land on a dime and stop in one fuselage... More
SpaceX's successful first commercial mission came off almost without a hitch last week. Almost. Despite landing safely on a drone ship off the Florida coast, one of the three boosters was lost... More
Following the trend at other aviation trade shows, attendance at last week's Aero exhibition was up slightly over the previous year, according to show organizers. And a record 757 exhibitors... More
Three occupants survived the crash of a Cessna 172 into a Long Island suburb Sunday night, according to reports in the New York Post. The 1977 Cessna 172N was on a flight from Niagara Falls, New... More
Details surrounding the crash on April 9 of a Japanese Air Self-Defense Force F-35A have been slow to emerge as a highly coordinated Japanese and American military rescue mission continues. Pieces... More
American Airlines announced over the weekend that it was extending the cancellation of flights slated to use the Boeing 737 MAX until Aug.19. This move follows reports that indicate more... More
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the safety certification of the Boeing 737 MAX will be reviewed by an international committee, a large group of representatives from most of the major... More
The world's largest airplane took its first flight early Saturday. The Stratolaunch, a six-engine, twin-fuselage behemoth with a 385-foot wingspan, took off from Mojave after years in... 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
The art of altimetry takes on new meaning executing IAPs when the weather turns cold. More
Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents. More
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. A delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) attended Aero 2019 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
GLIDERBOOKS Academy is excited to offer the latest course in our online ground school series -- Aeronautical Decision Making.
It can be hard to improve on some things that just work and the Air Force is coming to that realization with some of its legacy aircraft. More
I shot this picture 450nm SW of the Hawaiian Islands flying Air Canada from Melbourne to Vancouver on the Dreamliner. I used the 787's electrochromatic dimmable windows to come up with this effect to reduce overexposure shooting directly into the sun. Shot with a Samsung Galaxy S8. Copyrighted photo by Corey Wirun.