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Lake touch-n-go

Dwayne Kear of Norman, Oklahoma, sent in this photo of a 1969 Lake Buccaneer LA-4 climbing after a touch-n-go on Lake Tenkiller near Gore, Oklahoma, …

Any landing you can walk away from…

Aw, Shucks (or words to that effect) … In my defense, I did not say those famous last words when the bottom fell out. I didn’t even think them. …

Aviation

Piper bent when pilot loses control on landing

The pilot said that just as he was going to touch down on the runway at the airport in Cornelia, Georgia, the Piper PA 18-150 wanted to turn to the …

Aviation

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets Spaceflight Record

534 days, 2 hours, 49 minutes and counting. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson flew through the standing record for cumulative time spent in space by a …

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9 Reasons Why Being A Pilot Is Better Than Being TSA Precheck Approved

Being TSA Precheck approved isn't bad, but this is why being a pilot is even better:<p>1) Instead of long lines at security, the only line you're …

Aviation

ANZAC Day 2017 Flypasts

Follow the link below for a very informative map of what, when and where to catch the many ANZAC Day fly-overs by the Royal Australian Air Force.<p>RAAF …

VTOL Urban Taxi Summit In Dallas

Probably, but it's inevitable that the search will carry on in some form until the airplane is found. More<p>Last year's fire season in the West was …

Dallas

Electric Aircraft: Enabled, Still Struggling For Market

While electric aircraft have gained press notice, they’ve lagged in market penetration, partly because buyers don’t fully understand the potential …

Aerospace

SAS: Wright Plans For “Electric 737”

Wright Electric, a San Los Obispo-based startup, aims to make every short commercial flight electric within 20 years by building what co-founder Jeff …

SAS: Fresno Hopes to Train in Electric Aircraft

Subsidized by local funds from Fresno County, a fleet of four Pipistrel Alpha Electro trainers will be made available for primary training in …

Airplanes

160-Knot VTOL Flying Car Flown Says Company

Probably, but it's inevitable that the search will carry on in some form until the airplane is found. More<p>Last year's fire season in the West was …

Aerospace

Solo with Nick Mason of Pink Floyd

Nick Mason, founding member and drummer for the rock group Pink Floyd, is an accomplished helicopter pilot — and he just completed a full Garmin …

Drones

Remos, Stemme merge

Light sport manufacturer Remos AG and glider manufacturer Stemme AG have merged, the companies announced April 12.

Elon Musk

Legacy of Solar Impulse takes flight

Solar Impulse co-founder and pilot André Borschberg spent five days and nights in a cockpit while traversing the Pacific Ocean, among many legs he …

Alternative Energy

Kyneton Air Show – 23rd April 2017

<b>2017 Kyneton Air Show –‘</b><b>Spread Your Wings’</b><p>April 2017 will see the Kyneton Aero Club host a local event, specifically a community air show on <b>Sunday</b> …

Circular runways: Engineer defends his proposal

World Hacks, BBC News<p><b>Last month we published a video arguing the case for circular runways at airports, as part of a series called World Hacks. It took off and went viral.</b><p>The video has had more than 36 million views on Facebook and generated heated debate on social media - including within the …

Aviation

NASA's Fleet of Satellites Keep an Eye on Earth

NASA's fleet of 18 Earth science missions in space, supported by aircraft, ships and ground observations, measure aspects of the environment that …

Perigo espreita no Guadiana - Alcoutim

Quem sobrevoa o rio Guadiana, encontra a meio caminho entre Mértola e Vila Real de Santo António uma “pequena joia”, a <b>vila raiana de Alcoutim</b>.<p>Ora,</b> …

Luxo futurista em exposição no Top Marques

Carros voadores, carros pintados com diamantes, clássicos refrescados e muito, muito luxo futurista é o que se pode encontrar desde esta quinta-feira …

The Thundering Third arrive in the Top End for Marine Rotational Force - Darwin 2017

The first large group of Marines have arrived in Darwin this week from the “Thundering Third”, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment based out of the …

This Funky ‘Jet’ Could Make Our Dreams of Flying Cars Come True

Looking at it, you wouldn’t think the Lilium Jet could fly. It looks more like a computer mouse than any aircraft you’ve seen, and its 36 small …

Aeronaves: Guia prático para jornalistas

Em exclusivo mundial, eis o Manual para cobrir acidentes com aeronaves, usado numa conhecida universidade de jornalismo. Qualquer semelhança com a …

Lilium

Lilium celebrates successful flight tests and introduces 5-seater VTOL jet<p>20.04.2017<p>We have incredibly exciting news to share. The Lilium Jet …

Aerospace

The Engine That Could

“Don’t make ’em like they used to…”<p>I’m not sure if it was a question or a statement, but the docent who sidled up to my son and I recently at the …

Aerospace

Expedition 51 Launch to the International Space Station

The Soyuz MS-04 rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1:13 p.m. Baikonur time carrying NASA …

Turbulence contributes to Lightning crash

The pilot stated that during an approach to landing in gusty crosswind conditions at the airport in West Plains, Missouri, the Arion Lightning LS-1 …

Aviation

Trans Atlantic

Take part in our fascinating and beautiful expedition to New York and Oshkosh from Europe, via the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland and Canada. …

Pilot Killed In Blackhawk Crash

In the modern news cycle, 24 hours is a lifetime. Icon figured that out, but United Airlines still struggles. More<p>Our friends at FLYER Magazine in …

Aviation