Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

What is Loss of Control (LOC)? A Loss of Control (LOC) accident involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from controlled . LOC can happen because the aircraft enters a flight… more

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September 7, 2015

FAA Releases Pilot UAS Reports

Because pilot reports of unmanned aircraft have increased dramatically over the past year, the FAA wants to send a clear message that operating drones around airplanes and helicopters is dangerous and… more

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August 22, 2015

Trig ADS-B STC expanded

Trig Avionics has achieved a further expansion of its STC program for its TT22 transponder.

Trig’s STC, which is free for existing and new customers, covers 576 aircraft types and allows a… more

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August 21, 2015

FAA Reports Close Calls With Drones Are Soaring in 2015

reports of unmanned aircraft have increased dramatically over the past year, from a total of 238 sightings in all of 2014, to more than 650 by August 9 of this year…. more

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August 13, 2015

Students Invent Anti-Drone System

With the and the aviation community facing increasing pressure to find a way to keep and airplanes separate, a group of four engineering students from the University of Rhode Island have… more

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August 13, 2015

Leesburg Airport First in U.S. To Test Remote Control Tower

The Leesburg Executive Airport is teaming up with SAAB Sensis Corp. to test a new remote air-traffic control system that eventually could be used at airports all over the… more

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August 8, 2015

It’s (a) Grand! FAA Passes 1,000 UAS Section 333 Exemptions

Companies and individuals from a broad spectrum of industries are taking advantage of the Section 333 exemption process.  Many of the grants the has issued allow aerial… more

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August 5, 2015

Swift Fuels Launches UNLEADED 94 MON Avgas

Swift Fuels, LLC, a recognized leader in developing unleaded aviation fuels, will introduce its Unleaded 94 MON Avgas at the annual AirVenture Oshkosh Air Show, July 20 – 26, 2015… more

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July 25, 2015

Trig & Peregrine Expanding ADS-B STCs

Trig and STC partner Peregrine unveiled an expanded line of STCs for installing the TSO’d TT31 transponder with GPS input for an approved “out”… more

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July 25, 2015

Hot Stop Contains Li-ion Battery Fires Safely

Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management, and charter company in North Texas, came to AirVenture 2015 with a countermeasure: the Hot-Stop ‘L’ Fire… more

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July 24, 2015