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

Electrically conductive concrete to clear snow and ice from runways

AMES, Iowa – Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa State University… more

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August 16, 2015

AOPA releases all-new pre-flight app

 

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association () has a somewhat rocky history with

Now the organization is back, with a new app called AOPA GO. The organization is trying to avoid the… more

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August 15, 2015

This Landscaping Project Quiets Airport Noise

It’s not one of our more celebrated scientific axioms, but it’s true nonetheless: Plowed fields dampen noise. After this fact was discovered in 2008 by a group trying to reduce… more

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August 10, 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

NASA tests ground collision avoidance technology at Oshkosh

NASA tests ground collision avoidance technology at Oshkosh

The technology, recently integrated in F-16 fighter jets and other military aircraft, is being adapted by engineers at NASA Armstrong Research Center, Edwards,… more

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July 27, 2015

Lightweight membrane can significantly reduce in-flight aircraft noise

Riding in a helicopter or can be a noisy experience for passengers. But researchers from North Carolina State University and MIT have developed a… more

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July 27, 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