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FAA Restricts Flights Over Ferguson Due To Shots Fired Into The Air

November 24, 2014 - Due to reports from law enforcement of gunshots fired into the sky, the Federal Aviation Administration activated a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over Ferguson, Missouri. For safety reasons, only law  Read More


Cessna Sees Uptick In Caravan Interest Among Asia-Pacific Operators

November 24, 2014 - Cessna Aircraft called the first year of operations at Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Shijiazhuang) Co., Ltd. a success. The joint venture between Cessna and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company  Read More


Southwest Airlines Sued Over The “Early Bird Check-In” Program

November 24, 2014 - Robert Zammetti went online to Southwest's website to book a roundtrip flight between San Diego and Detroit. At the point of purchasing his ticket online he was offered and selected an add-on, the “Early  Read More


Delta Airlines To Modernize Aircraft Fleet With Purchase Of 50 Airbus Aircraft

November 24, 2014 - Delta Air Lines has chosen the Airbus A350-900 and A330-900neo to replace older generation Boeing 747 and 767 aircraft starting in 2017 and 2019, respectively. The order for 25 state-of-the-art Airbus  Read More


United Airlines And Orbitz Sue Skiplagged Over “Hidden City” Ticketing

November 22, 2014 - Lets say you wanted to fly from Boston to New York direct and the cost of the airfare was $300. However, but the carrier has a flight from Boston to New Jersey with a stop first in New York and that flight was for Read More


Boeing Subcontractor Sentenced On Federal Fraud Charges

November 21, 2014 - The final defendant in a bribery kickback scheme involving Boeing military aircraft parts, Jeffrey Lavelle, owner and operator of J. L. Manufacturing was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine. J.L. Manufacturing  Read More


United States, Mexico Reach Modernized Aviation Agreement

November 21, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that a new, modernized air service agreement has been reached that will expand opportunities for passenger and cargo carriers to provide service between the United Read More


Unmanned K-Max Helicopter Demonstrates Firefighting Capabilities

November 19, 2014 – A team from Lockheed Martin and Kaman Corporation successfully demonstrated than an unmanned aircraft can aid in firefighting operations. During the demonstration, the Read More


NTSB Overrules Judge's Decision On Unmanned Aircraft Sends Case Back For Review

November 18, 2014 - The National Transportation Safety Board announced today that it has served the FAA and respondent Raphael "Trappy" Pirker with its opinion and order regarding Mr. Pirker's appeal in case CP-217, regarding Read More


Twin Engine Aero Commander Crashes Into Chicago Home

November 18, 2014 - At about 2:45 AM an unidentified pilot operating Aero Commander 500B, N30MB, departed Chicago-Midway Airport, IL for Wheeling-Chicago Executive Airport, IL. As the Aero Commander departed the field it developed engine problems. The  Read More


Coast Guard Tows Sea Plane To Port After Emergency Landing

November 17, 2014 - A Coast Guard boatcrew towed a sea plane into port after a mechanical failure on the plane forced the pilot to make an emergency landing one mile off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape  Read More


Airbus Launches Development Of New Beluga Oversize Transport Aircraft

November 17, 2014 - To industrially accompany the A350 XWB ramp-up and other aircraft production rate increases, Airbus took the decision to launch the development and production of five new Belugas. The new Beluga will be Read More


ATP Pilot Age Limit And Crew Pairing Requirement

November 14, 2014 – Yesterday the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its much anticipated “notice of policy” to initiate harmonization with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) “Pilot Age Limit Crew Pairing Requirement”. Contained within this  Read More


Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Achieves Successful First Flight

November 13, 2014 - Bell Helicopter announced the successful first flight on Monday of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xtm helicopter. The maiden flight took place at the company's Mirabel, Québec manufacturing facility. "Bell Helicopter pioneered the short light single Read More


Bono's Learjet Looses Cargo Door At 15,000 Feet

November 13, 2014 - On Wednesday U2 singer "Bono" was traveling from Dublin to Berlin, Germany in his private jet, Learjet 60 (DCGEO). At about 15,000 feet the rear luggage compartment cargo door become detached from the aircraft and fell to the ground somewhere Read More


Airbus A350-900 Jetliner Receives FAA Type Certification

November 13, 2014 - The world’s latest generation commercial airliner, the A350-900, received Type Certification on November 12th from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at FAA headquarters in  Read More


PeoplExpress Gets Hit With More Bad News

November 11, 2014 - The newly formed no-frills budget flyer, PeoplExpress out of Newport News Williamsburg International Airport gets hit with more bad news. The airport, its base of operations has terminated services with the carrier and will not allow the Read More


Owner Of Flying Tigers An Aircraft Repair Business Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

November 10, 2014 - Jay Stout, owner of Flying Tigers, Inc, a aircraft repair business specializing in the Boeing 737, 757, 767 & Airbus A319 & A320, was sentenced to 60 months incarceration on fraud involving aircraft parts and the Read More


Founder Of BFMI And Eight Others Killed In Plane Crash In The Bahamas

November 10, 2014 - On Sunday a Learjet 35A (N17UF) had departed Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport in the Bahamas for Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport with 7 passengers and a crew of two. At about 5 PM Read More


Boeing Presents Original Flight Test 787 Dreamliner To Museum Of Flight

November 8, 2014 - Boeing and its employees joined the Puget Sound community today in celebrating the donation of one of the original 787-8 Dreamliner flight test airplanes to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. "Boeing is committed to Read More


Two Air Traffic Controllers At JFK Arrested After Stealing Time From The Feds

November 6, 2014 - “No Show” Air Traffic Controllers Took More Than $165,000 Worth of Unearned Pay, Overtime, Sick Leave and Vacation Time by Reversing More Than 300 Payroll Entries. A criminal complaint was unsealed today in Read More


Airline Consumer Complaints Up From Previous Year

November 6, 2014 – Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during the first nine months of this year were up 18.2 percent from the first nine months of 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air  Read More


Rule Sets New Icing Standards For New Transport Airplanes

November 3, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that broadens the coverage of its icing certification standards. The updated standards require U.S. manufacturers to show that transport Read More


Air Traffic Control, When Radio Contact Fails

November 1, 2014 - Question: If radio contact failed completely, how else would air traffic control communicate with an aircraft? Answer: If the aircraft is on the ground, there are several ways to communicate if its radio has failed. Each tower is equipped Read More

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