August 22, 2017, 1:01 PMThe rationale for developing the model was to improve its operating economics and make it more attractive to the export market.
August 22, 2017, 12:23 PMJuly’s improvement in business aviation flights marked the ninth straight month of growth.
The aviation event that was the eclipse of Aug. 21 appears to have gone off with barely a hitch and so far our inexhaustive search for mayhem has found but one relatively minor incident possibly related to eclipse flights.
EVA Air has retired the Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft, after performing the type’s final flight on 21 August.
United Airlines continues to evaluate adding a 100-seat aircraft to its mainline fleet, less than a year after it cited the aircraft category’s poor economics for the conversion of its Boeing 737-700 order to larger variants.
Lisa Aeronautics has started flying the second-generation prototype of its sleek Akoya, a multi-surface, would-be LSA. The Akoya is designed to take off and land on runways, water or snow. The most visible change to the new airplane, PS1—for Pre-Series 1, replacing the Pre-Series 0 aircraft—is in the seafoils, which are two canard-like wings extending downward near the cockpit for water stability.
Lara Kaufmann, who may be the most ardent advocate of Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in South Carolina, sent in these photos from the great Aug. 21, 2017, eclipse:
You’ve heard this old bromide many times. We all have. There’s probably a bumper sticker with it printed between images of a map of the world and a cuddly puppy. There are certainly similarly worded inspirational posters slapped up in classrooms and office spaces all over the country. But have you really thought about it? […]
Air Lease Corporation has placed its first Boeing 787-9 with Hainan Airlines.
Bombardier has delivered the first CS100 to launch operate Swiss in a ceremony at its Montreal manufacturing facilities.
Two Bell Helicopter employees were killed Wednesday when the twin-engine rotorcraft they were test flying crashed near the company’s facility in eastern Texas. Debris from the 525 model helicopter was concentrated at the crash site in Ellis County, but pieces of the aircraft were discovered farther away, including a part of the boom found about 1,500 feet away, according to an NBC report.
The FAA will get a 14-month funding extension that includes third-class medical reform as part of joint approvals announced Wednesday by House and Senate transportation committees. The extension would take effect when the FAA’s current authorization expires on July 15 and continue through the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, 2017.
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Lisa Aeronautics has started flying the second-generation prototype of its sleek Akoya, a multi-surface, would-be LSA. The Akoya is designed to take off and lan...
August 22 The Federal Aviation Administrations Flight Standards Service (AFS) plays a vital role in making the U.S. aviation system the worlds safest. But even...
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