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Bombardier CS300 Aircraft Successfully Completes Maiden Flight

February 27, 2015 - Another major milestone in Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft program was reached today with the maiden flight of the CS300 airliner. The technologically advanced CSeries aircraft will provide operators with  Read More


ADS-B Solutions For Helicopters

February 26, 2015 - Garmin today announced the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink. Helicopter owners and operators are offered added safety benefits with the GDL 84H and GDL 88H, which meet equipage requirements for ADS-B Read More


Continental's IO-360-AF Alternative Fuel Engine Receives FAA Certification

February 25, 2015 – Continental Motors Group (CMG), an AVIC International Corporation company, announces that the IO-360-AF (alternative fuel) engine model received type certification from the FAA in January 2015 Read More


American Airlines Responds To Allegations Of Maintenance Fraud On Its Aircraft

February 23, 2015 - American Airlines Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, David Seymour on Friday sent a letter off to Transport Workers Union Local 591 president, Gary Peterson in response to a letter he wrote to David Read More


Canada Issues Flight Permit For First CS300 Flight Test Vehicle

February 23, 2015 - Bombardier Aircraft announced on Friday that following a thorough inspection of the aircraft and a review of all the associated build documentation, Transport Canada inspectors have issued the flight permit that allows the first CS300 flight Read More


Worldwide Air Logistics Group To Acquire Florida West International Airways

February 20, 2015 - Southern Air Holdings, Inc. announced on Wednesday that its affiliate, Worldwide Air Logistics Group, Inc. (“Worldwide”), will expand and diversify its ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and  Read More


Gulfstream G650ER Circumnavigates The Globe In One Stop

February 20, 2015 - Gulfstream announced that the G650ER recently set two city-pair records while flying around the world in one stop. The G650ER took off from White Plains, New York, with three passengers and four crew members on Read More


FAA Approves EVAS Cockpit Smoke Protection In The Boeing 777 Aircraft

February 20, 2015 - VisionSafe Corporation has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Emergency Vision System (EVAS) Cockpit Smoke Displacement equipment applicable to the Boeing 777. The  Read More


Lawsuit Accuses UPS Of Illegally Shipping 700,000 Cartons Untaxed Cigarettes

February 19, 2015 - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the filing of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit alleging that United Parcel Service, Inc. unlawfully shipped over 136 million contraband cigarettes or nearly Read More


Several Airlines Have Agreed To Pay For Price Fixing Of Airline Tickets

February 19, 2015 - Settlements have been reached with eight airlines in a class action lawsuit involving the price of airline tickets. Those airlines are: Air France; Cathay Pacific; Japan Airlines; Malaysian Airlines Read More


Quest Aircraft Company Builders Of The Kodiak Is Under New Ownership

February 19, 2015 - Quest Aircraft Company on Tuesday signed an agreement for its acquisition by “Setouchi Holdings Inc.”, a member of “Tsuneishi Group”. Tsuneishi Group is involved in the shipbuilding, transportation and Read More


FAA Sets Rules For Flying Drones, No Night Flights And Visual Line Of Sight

February 16, 2015 - The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation  Read More


Bonhomme Triumphs In Abu Dhabi At Red Bull Air Race Season Opener

February 15, 2015 - Britain’s Paul Bonhomme won the Red Bull Air Race World Championship season opener in Abu Dhabi on Saturday with a hard-fought victory over Australia's Matt Hall on the high-speed, low-altitude race Read More


Successfully Taking The CSeries Aircraft To The Limit, Flutter Test Completed

February 15, 2015 - Bombardier confirms that the CSeries aircraft achieved a critical milestone in February with the successful completion of the flutter testing program which demonstrated the full capability of the aircraft Read More


Clay Lacy Aviation Breaks Ground On $10-Million Expansion At Van Nuys Airport

February 13, 2015 - On Thursday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Nury Martinez (CD-6) today joined San Fernando Valley leaders in business, community and education to break ground on Clay Lacy Aviation’s new  Read More


Neil Armstrong's Wife Discovers Cloth Bag Containing Artifacts

February 12, 2015 - After Neil Armstrong's death (August 25, 2012), his widow, Carol, discovered a white, (beta) cloth bag in a closet, containing what were obviously either flight or space related artifacts. She contacted Allan Needell, curator of the Apollo collection Read More


Lowest Numbers Of Tarmac Delays On Record In 2014

February 11, 2015 - The Department of Transportation announced that in calendar year 2014, airlines reported the lowest number of tarmac delays longer than three hours on record. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report, in 2014  Read More


Amazing New Material Could Revolutionize Jet Travel

February 11, 2015 - In the century following the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903, planes have gone through three materials revolutions: wood and fabric fuselages gave way to aluminum and, eventually, to light and strong carbon composites used to make the bodies  Read More


Garmin Announces Sponsorship Of Red Bull Air Race World Championship

February 11, 2015 - Garmin announced on Tuesday a sponsorship of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, including serving as the official action camera sponsor and competing in the series as Garmin Racing. The  Read More


ITF Sounds Alarm Over Dominican Republic ATC Crisis Risk

February 10, 2015 - Global union federation the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) warned that air traffic control in the Dominican Republic is approaching crisis point. The ITF reports that the safety of the country’s Read More


Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council Releases Additional Info On Taiwan ATR Plane Crash

February 6, 2015 - On Wednesday morning a Taiwan ATR 72-600 (B-22816) aircraft operated by TransAsia Airways crashed near Taipei Songshan airport (Taiwan). Flight GE235 was operating between Taipei and Kinmen with  Read More


Jordan Responds To Their Pilot Being Burned Alive By ISIS Militants

February 4, 2015 - On Tuesday ISIS militants released a video which purporting showed captive Jordanian pilot First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive in a cage. "The blood of martyr Muath al-Kaseasbeh will not be in Read More


New Cessna Skyhawk Order To Expand Civil Air Patrol Fleet

February 2, 2015 - Cessna Aircraft announced an order from the U.S. Civil Air Patrol (CAP) for 21 new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft, the latest in a relationship spanning 40 years. CAP, a federally chartered non-profit organization and designated by Congress  Read More


Physician Pleads Guilty To Use Of A Fraudulent FAA Pilot’s Medical Certificate

February 1, 2015 - Colorado physician, Dr. David Lawrence Rhodes, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, New Orleans, Louisiana, to conduct related to the presentation of a fraudulent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Read More

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