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The slowly fading art of flying—and maintaining—Cold War fighter jets
Monday, 23 January 2017 10:00

JT3APrivately owned warbirds still soar because of the efforts of a few dedicated folks.

HOUSTON—My first thought was that I should have rented a wider lens. Sitting in front of me was a vintage two-seat Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk, and this aircraft dominated the space. It loomed like a temporarily grounded raptor, simultaneously enormous and oddly toy-like.

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Hamilton to be inducted into Nebraska Aviation Hall of Fame
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 13:27

Bill-HamiltonBill Hamilton will be inducted into the Nebraska Aviation Hall of Fame on Jan. 26, 2017, during the silver anniversary of the Nebraska Aviation Symposium, which he helped found 25 years ago.

Hamilton was nominated for induction into the hall of fame by former Nebraska Governor Charles Thone.

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Maiden flight for M-345 trainer
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 10:54

leonardoLeonardo performed a 30min maiden flight of its Aermacchi M-345 trainer on 29 December from its Venegono Superiore facility in northern Italy.

“The aircraft conducted itself perfectly, meeting the expectations of the design parameters while showing excellent performance,” says Quirino Bucci, a test pilot for Leonardo’s aircraft division.

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Shocking aftermath of plane crash on motorway that crushed car and killed passenger captured on camera
Monday, 04 April 2016 08:41

San-Diego-highway-light-aircraft-crashA fellow motorist captured the shocking scene just seconds after a light air craft crashed into a car on a highway killing a female passenger

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Canada ex-minister Jean Lapierre among Quebec plane victims
Friday, 01 April 2016 10:21

aviaSeven people have died after a small private plane crashed on an island off the east coast of Quebec.

Authorities said the plane crashed as it approached Iles-de-la-Madeleine Airport amid heavy winds and snow.

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First ‘Made in the USA’ Airbus Flies
Monday, 28 March 2016 09:46

airbusThe first Airbus jetliner produced in the United States has successfully completed its first test flight, launching a new era for the European conglomerate, which is proudly flaunting its “Made in the USA” milestone.

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Russia plane crash: Rostov-on-Don black boxes 'damaged'
Sunday, 20 March 2016 00:00

aircraftAviation experts are examining two black boxes from the FlyDubai flight that crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board.

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Russia plane crash: Dozens killed in Rostov-on-Don
Saturday, 19 March 2016 00:00

aircraftA passenger jet has crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board, officials say.

The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, missed the runway as it attempted to land at 03:50 local time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday.

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Europe's Largest Airline Groups Form Their Own Association
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 14:00

a4e_001Europe’s five largest airline groups have formed a new association to lobby the European Union and national governments for reduced airport and ATC costs. Airlines for Europe (A4E) combines Air France KLM, Lufthansa Group, International Airlines Group (IAG) and low-cost carriers easyJet and Ryanair.

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Epic E1000 Prototype Makes First Flight
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 09:51

epic-aircraftEpic Aircraft completed the successful maiden flight of its first conforming prototype E1000 single-engine turboprop, code-named FT1, putting the manufacturer on track to achieve certification later this year.

FT1 made its successful first flight on December 19 from the Bend Municipal Airport. After the 20-minute test hop, Epic chief pilot David Robinson reported, "The aircraft handled extremely well and performed just as expected," according to an Epic statement.

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