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

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

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

Crowdsourcing Saves D-Day’s First Airplane

On the morning of June 6, 1944, the first Douglas Skytrain crossed the coastline of Normandy, France, and let loose the paratroopers that began the invasion. Newly painted across the… 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

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

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

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

Garmin® Automated Logbook Syncs Across Garmin Pilot™ iOS Devices and flyGarmin

OLATHE, Kan– Ltd. today announced electronic capabilities built-in to the  application for iPad/iPhone and seamless integration with flyGarmin.
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July 23, 2015