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NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows On Today’s Mars

September 28, 2015 - New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Using an imaging spectrometer on MRO, researchers  Read More


DOT Finds Kuwait Airways For Discrimination Of A Israeli Citizen

September 30, 2015 - The United States Department of Transportation sent a letter today to the national airline carrier of Kuwait, Kuwait Airways, finding that the company unlawfully discriminated against a passenger traveling on Read More


Pilots Prepare For Final Red Bull Air Race World Championship

September 30, 2015 - Only one stop remains in the eighth season of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship the finale in Las Vegas, USA on October 17-18 – and the race planes are already on their way. Ferrying his Edge 540 from the previous stop in Fort Read More


Boeing, U.S. Air Force KC-46A Tanker Completes Successful First Flight

September 25, 2015 – The Boeing and U.S. Air Force team successfully completed the first flight of a KC-46A tanker aircraft today, taking off from Paine Field at 1:24 p.m. (PST) and landing four hours later at Boeing Field in Seattle. This Read More


Perlan Mission II Glider Makes Successful First Flight

September 23, 2015 - The Perlan 2 glider, the world’s first engineless aircraft designed to reach the edge of space, achieved its successful first flight today in a historic moment about 5,000 feet above Robert’s Field, the Redmond Municipal Airport in Oregon. This was the Read More


Thom Richard Wins Air Race 1 World Cup

September 23, 2015 - The first-ever world cup trophy in the sport of formula one air racing has been won by Thom Richard of team Hot Stuff in the final race of the 2015 series in Reno, Nevada on Sunday. Richard, of Sweden, won all three races held in Tunisia, Spain and  Read More


Russia And China To Build Aircraft To Compete In Boeing Airbus Market

September 22, 2015 - Russia’s state controlled United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President Yury Slyusar said Russia and China are expected to sign an agreement that will allow the two countries to build a long-range, widebody commercial Read More


Delta Goes Pink To Fight Cancer

September 22, 2015 - Fresh from the paint shop, Delta’s latest “Pink Plane” took to the skies just days before it’s set to fly a cabin full of employees who have survived breast cancer or are battling the disease on the airline’s 11th annual Breast Cancer Survivor Flight. The Boeing 767-400ER, which has Read More


FAA Proposes Hefty Fine Against Cleveland For Failing To Maintain A Safe Airport

September 21, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportations Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed civil penalties totaling $735,000 against the City of Cleveland for failing to meet FAA requirements for  Read More


Perlan Mission II Glider To Attempt World Altitude Record

September 21, 2015 - The Perlan 2 glider, the world's first engineless aircraft designed to reach the edge of space, will, weather permitting, attempt its first flight, a historic moment in global aviation that will open up a world of new discoveries related to aeronautics Read More


UK Business Aircraft Operators Briefed On New Regulation

September 16, 2015 - Operators of business jets and helicopters are being targeted in a new drive to raise awareness of changes to the way the sector is regulated. With just under a year until new Europe-wide regulations come into force, the UK Civil Aviation Authority  Read More


Boeing To Build 747 Fuselage Panels At Macon, Georgia Facility

September 17, 2015 - Boeing today announced that 747 fuselage panels will be built at its Macon, Georgia facility beginning in 2018. Boeing will take over the work from Triumph Aerostructures, Vought Aircraft Division, a wholly owned Read More


Boeing Begins Final Assembly Of First 737 MAX

September 15, 2015 - Boeing employees in Renton, Wash., have started final assembly on schedule of the first 737 MAX 8, the first member of Boeing’s new, more efficient single-aisle family. “We continue to meet our plan on the 737 MAX program thanks to the Read More


American Airlines Executive Indicted On Attempted Sexual Activity With A Minor

September 15, 2015 - An American Airlines executive from Texas has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity. The one-count Read More


Hollywood Helicopter Pilot Killed Working On Upcoming Movie "Mena"

September 14, 2015 - On Friday, a well-known Hollywood stunt helicopter pilot, Alan Purwin was killed in a plane crash in Colombia, South America while on a movie shoot for an upcoming movie called Mena starring Tom Read More


Engineer Sentenced 12 Years For Setting Fire To ATC Center And Cutting Cables

September 14, 2015 - A Naperville engineer who severed critical communication cables at an air-traffic control center in Aurora, causing thousands of flight cancellations and delays throughout the country, was Read More


Delta's First Boeing 747-400 Aircraft Goes Into Retirement

September 9, 2015 - Today Delta retired the first Boeing 747-400 aircraft ever delivered to a commercial airline, after its final flight from Honolulu to Atlanta. Delta Ship 6301 made its first flight with Northwest Airlines in December 1989, and has logged  Read More


United Airlines' CEO, Jeff Smisek Steps Down Over DOJ Investigation

September 8, 2015 - United Airlines' chairman and CEO, Jeff Smisek has stepped down and has been replaced by Oscar Munoz. Smisek was replaced due to an ongoing investigation into United Airlines' dealing with the Port Read More


B&H Airlines May Have Found A New Owner

September 8, 2015 - The Southeastern European country, Bosnia (officially know as Bosnia and Herzegovina) flagship air carrier, B&H Airlines may have a new owner after it has been grounded for aircraft maintenance issues and unable to pay on its  Read More


ATC Clears Medevac 111 Whiskey Bravo Flight To Heaven

September 8, 2015 - REVA Air Ambulance company's worldwide jet fleet is grounded today in observance of one of its youngest captains’ funeral, which comes in the wake of his tragic, headline news-making car crash on South Florida’s Interstate 95. During the past  Read More


Why Would The Private Sector Want The FAA To Go Private?

September 7, 2015 - On Wednesday Allan McArtor, Chairman and CEO of Airbus Group Inc., the U.S. holding company for the North American activities of Airbus Group, spoke at a luncheon at the International Aviation Club Washington, D.C. in which he made it clear the Read More


Korongo Airlines Ceases Operations And Will Liquidate

September 6, 2015 - Central Africa's Korongo Airlines has reported the company has ceased operations as of Friday. The company states the decision was taken to cease the activity of the airline, which is liquidated. This decision was taken because of the  Read More


IAM Opposes Delta On Reauthorization Of The U.S. Export-Import Bank

September 3, 2015 - The Machinists Union (IAM) continues to oppose Delta on key issues that affect jobs at U.S. airlines. This week the IAM issued a call to action for its 600,000 members to support a full reauthorization of the Read More


Gulfstream Opens Paint Facility In Savannah For In-Service Aircraft

September 2, 2015 – Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has opened a paint facility in Savannah specifically for in-service aircraft. The state-of-the art building is expected to create 100 new jobs; approximately 80 of  Read More


FAA Releases Updated Model Aircraft Guidance

September 2, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published updated guidance on model aircraft operations that reflects current law governing hobby or recreational use of unmanned aircraft. Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57A replaces the Read More


Boeing Receives $1.49 Billion Contract For 13 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

September 1, 2015 - Boeing will provide the first P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft for Australia and additional P-8As for the U.S. Navy following a $1.49 billion contract award from the Navy for 13 aircraft. The order  Read More


Empire Airlines Receives Fine After Operating Aircraft After A Lightning Strike

September 1, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportations Federal Aviation Administration proposes a $360,000 civil penalty against Empire Airlines, Inc. of Hayden, Idaho, for allegedly operating an aircraft that Read More


Private Air Offers Revolutionary "All You Can Fly" For Low Monthly Fee

September 1, 2015 - All-you-can-fly in Executive aircraft between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa, Clearwater, St Petersburg for a monthly fee of $950 is now offered by Private Air. Flights will start in October and Read More

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