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Russia's aircraft carrier has started launching sorties over Syria

The US Naval Institute News' Sam LaGrone reports that armed fighters have flown from Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean.<p>As of yet, no strikes have been carried out. Only scouting missions involving the Su-33s and MiG-29Ks have gone forward, according to Lagrone.<p>While …

Replica WWI planes on track for 100th anniversary flight over Vimy Ridge

One of the most iconic planes of the First World War will appear in the skies again next spring.<p>Volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight in …

Awesome footage shows Belgian F-16s of the 350 (F) Sqn at work during Red Flag, Cold Response, FWIT and more!

The 350th Squadron of the Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces turned 75 today. And here’s a cool footage of its F-16 Fighting Falcon jets at …

The new President-elect of Bulgaria is a former Mig-29 Fulcrum pilot

Major General Rumen Radev, who was the Bulgarian Air Force Commander until August 1, 2016, has been elected President of Bulgaria. On Nov. 13, Rumen …

Rutgers' drone dives deep: BTN LiveBIG

To say that Rutgers University has developed the next great leap forward in drone technology wouldn’t be an exaggeration.<p>That’s because a team of …

1930s vintage biplane makes daring landing at the Pyramids

A 1930s biplane landed at the Pyramids on Sunday, the first such landing in decades, as part of a vintage airplane rally organised by a former British Army pilot.<p>The Stampe SV4 aircraft, flown by a Belgian pilot, wove between the ancient structures before coming to land on a narrow strip of road …

Blood-spattered London-bound Thomas Cook flight makes emergency landing after colliding with 50 STORKS

A London-bound flight was forced into an emergency landing after colliding with a flock of around 50 storks.<p>The Airbus A321 - carrying around 170 …

Air Force reveals first image of B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's an image that's being picked apart by military aviation experts around the world: the first official drawing of the U.S. Air Force's B-21 bomber.<p>Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James unveiled the artist rendering February 26 based on the initial design concept.<p>Black, sleek, with …

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Big Rocks & Long Props Volume 2

AOPA opposes user fees as reauthorization moves to full House - AOPA

Following an amendment, H.R. 4441, also known as the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act of 2016, would exempt Part 135 …

Taking Wing: The Power of No

The couriers' taillights faded in the distance as I pulled the Piper Navajo's rear cabin door closed and silence fell anew over the darkened North …

12 Marines missing after helicopters collide off Hawaii; loved ones report names

<b>(CNN) —</b> Crews are searching for 12 Marines missing at sea after two CH-53 helicopters apparently collided during an overnight training flight off the Hawaiian island of Oahu, authorities said.<p>Personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy, and Honolulu Fire Department looked for survivors seven miles …

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Why You Need Right Rudder To Stay On Centerline During Takeoff

"More right rudder!" It's something you've probably heard from your flight instructor. And they most likely said (or shouted) it during takeoff, as …

SpaceX will attempt to land a rocket on a barge yet again

Third time's the charm, right?<p>After SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches the Jason-3 satellite on January 17th, its first stage will attempt to land back to Earth unscathed. The private space corp performed a successful touchdown in December, but that was on solid ground. This time, the company will …

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Cessna Drops Citation CJ2+ from Product Lineup

The Cessna Citation CJ2+ is no longer in production, as the Citation M2—an upgraded CJ1 with Garmin G3000 avionics—and CJ3+ “have proven to be a …

Husband and wife okay after plane crashes in yard of Rowan County home

Updated:Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:25:56 GMT<p>Officials in Concord have arrested a man accused of carjacking a woman Tuesday. …

5 Things Every Pilot Should be Doing Webinar Recording - MzeroA Flight Training

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Say hello to Boeing's newest airliner — the 737 Max

Boeing recently rolled out the first completed 737 Max 8 airliner at its assembly facility in Renton, Washington. The company's next-generation single-aisle airliner was presented at a ceremony in front of several thousand Boeing employees.<p>Over the years, the 737 family has become the bestselling …

Chinese Company Launches Passenger Carrying UAS

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2016) this week in Las Vegas, a Chinese company named EHang introduced the first publicly announced unmanned …

Picture of the day: Passing on the passion

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Video: B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber Flyover During the Rose Parade

On New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, the Rose Parade kicked off for its annual celebration ringing in 2016 and Rose Bowl college football game. …

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

It's Saturday, Fans!<p>But that's not stopping us from working a flight schedule!<p>And before we do our daily "FOD-walk-down," scouring the flight line …