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Aug 29, 2014

Podcast: Bird Strike

We discuss how airports in the U.S. are managing wildlife hazards, and some of the more unconventional mitigation efforts....More
Aug 28, 2014

Paper War

It could be interesting to calculate how many trees were felled for the paper for all the filings in the U.S. Transportation Department’s dockets for....More
Aug 21, 2014

40 Under Forty

Wonder how some of our talented 40 Under Forty stars got started in the aviation industry?....More
Aug 20, 2014

US Airways says goodbye to the 737 Classic

US Airways ceased 737-400 revenue service yesterday, ending 30 years of 737 Classic operations. The final flights, flown between their Charlotte,....More
Aug 19, 2014

Video: Celebrate National Aviation Day with Red Bull Air Race Pilot Kirby Chambliss

Kirby Chambliss is a two-time Red Bull Air Race world champion....More
Aug 15, 2014

Podcast: The State of Innovation in A&D

In this week’s Check 6 podcast, I discuss the state of innovation in the aerospace and defense industry with Graham Warwick, our managing....More
Aug 10, 2014

Airbus widebody orders weak in 2014

Despite winning an impressive 465 firm A320 family orders during the month of July, most of which were at the Farnborough Air Show, Airbus' July....More
Aug 08, 2014

Podcast: Commercial Engine Makers Face Acid Test

The seemingly insatiable appetite of the world’s airlines for new aircraft is propelling the airframe and engine market to dizzying new heights in....More
Aug 08, 2014

Lancasters United

The world's last two airworthy Avro Lancasters have reunited with the arrival of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's example in the U.K....More
Aug 01, 2014

China Plans to Promote General Aviation

From plans to build a general aviation center in Zhenghou to an agreement to set up an EAA chapter, China is moving forward....More
Aug 01, 2014

Podcast: Flight-Tracking After MH370

The notion that a modern airliner could vanish without a trace seemed ludicrous until MH370....More
Jul 31, 2014

FADEC-equipped Diesels Need More Electrical Back-Ups

At AirVenture this year, I’ve seen numerous new aero turbo-diesel engines on display in various states of development....More
Jul 31, 2014

Thai Airways ends 37 years of A300 operations

Thai Airways flew its last A300 flight today according to Thai Airways' Facebook page, ending 36 years of A300 operations....More
Jul 30, 2014

Big to Small, Oshkosh Has It All

Oshkosh covers the whole range of aviation, from individual homebuilders to mega-names....More
Jul 30, 2014

Airbus Backs Glider Record Bid

Airbus is behind an ambitious plan to fly a sailplane higher than ever before....More
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