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QRA encounters

Cool reception<p>For a generation of Westerners, the first words of Russian we learned were Mikhail Gorbachev’s offers of <i>glasnost</i> (гла́сность – …

War

Life’s a Beech Adventure.

The beautiful silver twin seemed to hang motionless in the air as the day’s last light danced across its graceful, classic lines.<p>One of the newest …

2017 AirVenture app is out and it's the best one yet

The world’s largest airshow starts next week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with over 10,000 airplanes descending on Wittman Airport for a week of flying …

Apps

AirVenture B-52 Cockpit Tour - Videos Article

A big show would have a lot of new stuff to satisfy our eternal hope for salvation. Sorry, not this year. More<p>What a great trip. A bunch of …

Travel

Paradigm Aerobatic Team returns to Oshkosh

Glenn Brasch of AirportCourtesyCars.com, who is volunteering at EAA AirVenture 2017, sent us this photo of the Paradigm Aerobatic Team at this week’s …

Sports Cars

Icon Says A5 Is Ready to Enter Full-Rate Production

Mexico composite factory ramps up work as the California company plans for a pivotal 2018.<p>After a rough couple of years for Icon Aircraft, the …

Northern California

Cirrus Ramping Up Production

July 25, 2017, 8:19 AMThe company is producing eight pistons and one jet per week.

Aviation

Ready to roll

<b>Title</b> Ready to roll<p><b>Released</b> 26/07/2017 1:59 pm<p><b>Copyright</b> ESA–M. Pedoussaut<p><b>Description</b><p>The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft that will carry ESA astronaut Paolo …

A nave de Valerian

CONCEPTS<br>LEXUS<p>Os concepts Lexus apresentam as novas direções de design da Marca Lexus.<p>LEXUS BRAND<p>Um conjunto de projetos ambiciosos que exploram a …

Icon Delivers Six Aircraft

A year ago, you couldn't find an autopilot system for under 20 grand. Now you can hardly open a car door without bumping into three or four. More<p>What …

Watching the Aurora From Orbit

Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA shared photos and time-lapse video of a glowing green aurora seen from his vantage point 250 miles …

Space

When Things Go Sideways

I can’t determine who first said it, but flying has been described as “hours of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror”. The phrase may have …

Vmc Rollover

Last month a Beech Queen Air experienced a low-altitude failure of the left engine shortly after takeoff. The aircraft crashed into a densely …

Honeywell Veteran brings its new tricks to town.

Honeywell, a name ceremonious with aviation across the world for more ways than one. Producing aircraft engines, cockpit systems and displays, …

NASA Has a Way to Cut Your Flight Time in Half - Bloomberg

For almost a half-century there’s been a clear speed limit on most commercial air travel: 660 miles per hour, the rate at which a typical-size plane …

Aerospace

Watch a Russian fighter jet face off against a race car

Why would a Formula car race a fighter jet?<p>We're not really sure either, but it happened this weekend at the MAKS International Air Show, according to Russian state media.<p>The main purpose of MAKS is to show off new Russian air technology to foreign partners.<p>During the five-day air show, a "Cars …

Military Aircraft

Historic Rocket on Display at EAA AirVenture

July 22, 2017, 5:03 AMBlue Origin's rocket, which has made five successful flights demonstrating its reusability, will be one of the star attractions …

Exploration

10 Stats From The Busiest Control Tower In The World

Oshkosh starts this week. Here's what will be happening in the tower.<p>1) Oshkosh (KOSH) is the busiest control tower in the world during AirVenture.<p>2) …

Aviation

UK to bring in drone registration

<b>The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft.</b><p>It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz).<p>Drone maker DJI said it was in favour of the measures.<p>There is no time frame or …

Drones

Is this $120 Million Supersonic Jet the Future of Commercial Flight?

What if you could fly from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in just four hours? On board the Cygnus M3, you’d be able to do just that.<p>Created by UK-based innovator Tom Johnson (who was inspired by military bombers from the 1950s and ’60s), the supersonic aircraft concept has a top speed of Mach 3—or 2,000 …

Aerospace

P206 Lands on Freeway, Gets Pulled Over

There are simply more jet seats available than there are executives to fill them. Demand may catch up to supply by the mid-2020s. More<p>What a great …

Travel

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

<b>Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room for record numbers of planes.</b><p>And they have called for a drastic modernisation in the way aircraft are guided across UK airspace.<p>It comes as the government launches a discussion to shape the UK's aviation industry for the next …

Aviation

DJI Mavic Pro Flies Within 300 Feet of Airplanes on Approach

Man arrested on suspicion of flying drone close to planes landing at Sde Dov Airport.<p>Niv Stubenski, a 21-year-old Tel Aviv native, has been arrested …

Drones

U.S. Government Accepts Responsibility for July 2015 Midair

CHS controller turned F-16 on collision course with the other aircraft.<p>In taking responsibility for the July 2015 midair collision between a U.S. Air …

U.S. Air Force

Bear sighting begins accident sequence

While on a cross-country flight over an area of mountainous terrain near Homer, Alaska, the Cessna 140 pilot noticed a bear near the entrance to a …

From Argentina to Alaska: Part I

Dino Karagozian, a Bonanza owner, fulfilled a dream in 2011 when he flew his 1964 Bonanza from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Fairbanks, Alaska, over 35 …

Aviation

Rainbow over the Mighty Mississippi

Joe Fortman sent us this photo, taken July 14, 2017, while flying from Michigan to Missouri to pick up his daughter.<p>“I ran into a bit of light rain …

AirVenture: A 30,000-foot View

A week in Oshkosh is never enough.<p>It happens every year in Oshkosh, just as the last airshow winds down and thousands of aviation aficionados begin …

Aviation

AirVenture 2017 Preview: Scaled Composites to Feature Proteus, V-Jet II in Packed Week

The California company will host more than 30 forums at Oshkosh.<p>Scaled Composites has a busy week coming up. The Mojave, California-based company is …

Aerospace