NASA researchers chose pilots at this week’s AirVenture to evaluate improved ground collision avoidance technology that could soon find its way to a smartphone app or commercial glass cockpit systems. [Read more…]
OSHKOSH, Wis. — BendixKing, a division of Honeywell Aerospace, has tapped Western Aircraft in Boise, Idaho, to install the new BendixKing AeroVue integrated flight deck for a Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft.
This installation will then serve as the certification basis aircraft for the Supplemental Type Certificate of the AeroVue product on the King Air B200 model. [Read more…]
SocialFlight HotSpots include hundreds of flying destinations such as aviation attractions, museums, aviation-accessible beaches and much more. [Read more…]
On opening day of AirVenture, ICON Aircraft CEO and Founder Kirk Hawkins handed the keys of the first customer A5 to EAA Young Eagles Chairman and aerobatic pilot Sean Tucker, who accepted the aircraft on behalf of the organization, alongside EAA Chairman Jack Pelton.
The aircraft, Aircraft Serial Number 001 (ASN-001), will participate in Young Eagles flights that allow children to experience aviation, often for the first time. [Read more…]
TACOMA, Wash. – The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization wants Serco, Inc., the British company that owns the air traffic control contract at Tacoma Narrow Airport (KTIW), to add staff. In a story in The (Tacoma) News Tribune, county officials report the airport is on pace to record 65,000 operations in 2015. That would represent a 68% increase from 2013’s low point of 38,7000 operations.