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By David Ferreira | General Aeronautical News

Forget Supersonic. Hypersonic Is the U.S. Military’s New Speed

In the future, military dominance will depend partly on how fast you can fly and how quickly you can get into space. That’s one of the guiding …

Aerospace

The only way to arrive at Lake Como – by vintage seaplane...

Critical clientele<p>Orson Welles, Winston Churchill, Gianni Versace, and George Clooney. Lake Como and its fabulous surrounding mountainous landscape, …

Europe

DARPA, Boeing To Build Spaceplane

Boeing’s Phantom Works will partner with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design, build and test a technology demonstration …

Aerospace

Robb Report

Related Articles<p><b>Travel Services for Pets</b><p><b>Provo Air Center</b>, a private terminal at Providenciales International Airport in the Turks and Caicos, is …

Turks and Caicos

Who’s at the Controls on KLM? Sometimes, the Dutch King

For two decades, the king of the Netherlands has been putting the royal in KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.<p>King Willem-Alexander said in an interview published Wednesday that for the last 21 years, he has flown twice a month as a commercial airline co-pilot for KLM’s Cityhopper subsidiary, a regional …

Aviation

Stratos 714 completes first phase of flight testing

REDMOND, Ore. — Stratos Aircraft has completed the first flight test phase of its Stratos 714 single-engine personal jet. In logging 52 hours and 33 …

Aviation

Rationalization vs. reason

I came over the fence at 100 mph in the Cessna 172. Even the traffic reporter sitting to my right knew I was way too fast. I saw her hands tighten …

Aviation

The error chain in action: Pilatus crash at Butte

According to Hemingway, a man goes bankrupt gradually, then suddenly. The same could be said of the way pilots crash airplanes: a series of small …

Video tip: your deceptive flying mind

We celebrate the great stick and rudder pilots of aviation history, but in reality, flying is mostly a mental game. Sometimes it can even feel like …

Aviation History

3 flying mistakes - and the lessons I learned

Learning from others’ mistakes is more conducive to successful flying than creating your own.<p>FIRST EVENT: I was a CFII, and a friend had a Comanche …

Aviation

A sticky situation: flying blind in a vintage airplane

I have been here too many times before. I get a sharp and disgusting feeling of angst whenever it happens. I have been through it enough to recognize …

Airplanes

Takeoff: the riskiest three minutes

But a 30 second reflection can sure help…<p>There has been a rash of takeoff accidents featured in the news. That cabin-class Cessna hitting the trees …

Aviation

The devil is in the deadly details

Could you solve the puzzles in time?<p>Careful pilots use checklists. One item on all checklists calls for the controls to be free. After studying two …

Aviation

What’s really at the end of the rainbow

Neal Cavalier-Smith sent in this photo, with a quick note: “Now I know what really lies at the end of the rainbow — this is my new Robin DR401 155CDI …

Donald Shimoda is my co-pilot

In the mid-1980s I was a professional musician. I lived in in the Greenwich Village section of New York City with my best friend and musical …

Aviation

Schiaparelli landing investigation completed

Around three minutes after atmospheric entry the parachute deployed, but the module experienced unexpected high rotation rates. This resulted in a …

Space

German Accident Investigation Reinforces Dangers of Wake Turbulence

A Challenger 604 was severely damaged while cruising in VFR weather.<p>An interim accident report published by the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft …

Aviation

Aerion Teams with GE for Supersonic Propulsion

New partnership advances the development of the engine configuration for Aerion’s AS2 trijet.<p>Aerion’s supersonic jet project is beginning to pick up …

Aerospace

The Longest Day

Pilots don’t always get much of a chance to interact with passengers, but when we do there’s a good chance I can anticipate some of the questions …

Aviation

20 coisas que provavelmente não sabe sobre o Air Force One

Esta é a primeira vez que o mítico Air Force One descola rumo ao estrangeiro desde que Donald Trump é presidente dos Estados Unidos. Trump, que já …

Apoios CAVOK.pt

Com mais de 2500 visualizações diárias, o <b>CAVOK.pt</b> divulga as diferentes actividades relacionadas com a aviação de lazer nas suas diversas vertentes: …

2017 RAAF F/A-18A Hornet Solo Display Pilot FLTLT Matt “Traylz” Trayling.

<b>ASO</b> recently had the chance to meet new F/A-18 Hornet solo display pilot FLTLT Matt “Traylz” Trayling and ask him a few questions.<p><b>ASO-</b> When did you …

Airbus Completes First A350-1000 Early Long Flight with Passengers

<b>MIAMI –</b> The A350-1000 completed successfully its first and unique “Early Long Flight” with 310 passengers on board, including 10 Airbus Flight Test …

Aviation

Pilot, humble thyself

As you might imagine of a guy who writes for an aviation publication with the reputation enjoyed by General Aviation News, I’ve been flying for quite …

Aviation

NTSB Reports On Fatal Icon Crash

The NTSB issued its preliminary report this week on the fatal crash of an Icon A5 on May 8 in California. A witness, who was aboard a boat on Lake …

Airplanes

Robot Copilot Lands 737

Aurora Flight Sciences has successfully tested a robotic copilot in a Boeing 737 simulator, demonstrating that it can safely land the airplane on its …

Aviation

CubeSats Deployed Outside Station's Kibo Lab Module

A pair of CubeSats, with the Earth's limb in the background, moments after being ejected from a small satellite deployer outside of the International …

The Old Station – Fly In & Heritage Show – Raglan, QLD

Raglan is a little town on the Bruce Highway located between Rockhampton and Gladstone in Central Queensland, Australia. Not many people think twice …

VintageAirRally - Home

In March 2018 a <b>rally</b> for <b>vintage</b> aircraft will leave Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego bound for the United States of America, scheduled to arrive 6 weeks …

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