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Jul 30, 2014

Hoover Bio Pic Premiers at AirVenture

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, Kim Furst’s new 90-minute documentary about the nearly seven decade aviation career of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, was....More
Jul 28, 2014

VIDEO: Mustang Monday

“I always wanted a Mustang, ever since I was a kid,” says Wagner, a Beechcraft Bonanza pilot who took a big step up in size and horsepower when he....More
Jul 28, 2014

Nextant Unveils G90XT Cockpit of the Future

King Air pilots will love the customized Garmin avionics and single-lever power controls in Nextant's G90XT....More
Jul 28, 2014

HondaJet Shows First Production Aircraft

HondaJet unveiled and flew its first production aircraft at Oshkosh....More
Jul 28, 2014

Celebrating The Old And New At Cirrus

Cirrus Aircraft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the unveiling of its oldest aircraft on the market, the SR20, with a flyover of its newest,....More
Jul 28, 2014

No Run Of the Mill Mil

Spotters at this year’s AirVenture show at Whitman Field can expect to see a Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (N211PZ) in full camo livery touching down on the grass....More
Jul 28, 2014

China Prepares to Realize Its Own Potential

China wants to flood its own general aviation market first....More
Jul 27, 2014

Oshkosh -- A Personal Journey

Destination Oshkosh: From grass roots to greatest show on earth....More
Jul 27, 2014

L-29 FAST Flight with the Mach Man

The smell of jet fuel at sunrise is a worthy substitute for high test coffee on most days....More
Jul 25, 2014

Avionics: Here’s to a little LPSE in your AirVenture

Low Power Surveillance Equipment, aka LPSE, is an acronym I hadn’t come across until tuning in to a congressional House Small Business Committee....More
Jul 25, 2014

Podcast: Buk M-1 Missile vs. MH17. What Went Wrong?

So what might have gone wrong that allowed a Buk-M1 missile to take down MH17?....More
Jul 24, 2014

Photos: London's Heathrow Airport: Seven-Seven-Heaven!

In recent years the number of airlines operating Boeing's long-range, high capacity 777 (particularly the -300 series, but also some smaller -200s)....More
Jul 24, 2014

Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....More
Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222

ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew....More
Jul 23, 2014

Airframe details for Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli

According to photos on a Facebook page, A330-200 5A-ONF, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, was destroyed by fire during fighting at Tripoli on July 20th....More
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