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Cessna Citation X+ Receives FAA Certification, Celebrates Initial Deliveries

June 26, 2014 – Cessna Aircraft Company announced today that it has earned Federal Aviation Administration type certification of the new Citation X+ mid-size business jet, the world’s fastest civil aircraft. Deliveries  Read More


Raytheon Completes Preparing JLENS Radar For Contingency Deployment

Should the U.S. or its allies need enhanced protection against cruise missiles, hostile airplanes, sea-borne threats or unmanned aircraft, military commanders will have a new system at their disposal. Raytheon has finished preparing a Read More


FAA Offers Guidance To Model Aircraft Operators

June 23, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a Federal Register notice on its interpretation of the statutory special rules for model aircraft in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. The guidance Read More


Pilot Is Suspect In The Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

June 23, 2014 - More than three months have passed since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The Boeing 777-200ER which had departed Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on March 8, with 12 crew members and 227 Read More


FAA Breaks Ground For New Tucson Air Traffic Control Tower

June 19, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today joined local officials in breaking ground for a new, $26 million air traffic control tower at Tucson International Airport. At about 250 feet tall, the new tower will be more  Read More


NASA Aeronautics Makes Strides To Bring Back Supersonic Passenger Travel

June 16, 2014 - The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for commercial service. Boeing is now in the final stages of  Read More


Son Of David Rockefeller Dies In Plane Crash In NY

June 13, 2014 – The son of David Rockefeller and great grandson of Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller died today in a plane crash in Westchester County, New York. At about 8:08 AM, Richard Rockefeller, 65 was flying in his Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian  Read More


UPS Appoints Canavan President Of UPS Airlines

June 12, 2014 - UPS announced today that it has named Brendan Canavan, a 33-year UPS veteran, the new president of UPS Airlines. Canavan, 53, replaces Mitch Nichols, who was promoted to senior vice president of transportation and engineering and named Read More


Emirates Airline Cancels 70 A350 XWB Order With Airbus

June 11, 2014 - Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional Read More


NextGen Is Now For General Aviation

June 11, 2014 - Federal Aviation Administrator Michael P. Huerta today delivered good news to the House Small Business Committee NextGen is now for general aviation. The FAA recently completed installation of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast  Read More


FAA Approves First Commercial UAS Flights Over Land

June 10, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has given approval for energy corporation BP and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturer AeroVironment to fly an AeroVironment Puma AE for aerial surveys in  Alaska—the  Read More


Supplier Convicted In Exporting F-16 Military Parts To The Venezuelan Air Force

June 9, 2014 - Ronald Dobek, 39 was convicted yesterday of conspiring to export and exporting F-16 military parts to the Venezuelan Air Force (VAF) without a license or authority from the U.S. Department of State. The jury  Read More


Three Quebec Prisoners Escape By Helicopter

June 8, 2014 - Royal Canadian Mounted Police are working with law enforcement agencies, airports and the FBI in an effort to capture three prisoners who escaped on Saturday night from Orsainville Detention Centre, Quebec, Canada by helicopter. The detainees Read More


FAA To Consider Exemptions For Commercial UAS Movie And TV Production

June 2, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced that seven aerial photo and video production companies have asked for regulatory exemptions that would allow the film and  Read More


Gulfstream Crashes At Bedford Field Killing All Onboard

June 1, 2014 – On Saturday seven people killed in a plane crash at Bedford Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts. At or about 9:40 PM a Gulfstream IV, N121JM was departing the airport for Atlantic City International Airport, New Jersey on runway 11 when the Read More


USAF Bomber Pilot Helps Land A United 737 After Captain Passes Out

June 1, 2014 - Most people think that during an emergency they would step up to the plate, act heroically and do what is necessary to save lives. Thinking one might rescue the day is a noble thought, but acting on those thoughts is Read More

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