WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Subcommittee on Aviation will begin a series of hearings the week of Feb. 13 as part of its preparations for developing the next FAA reauthorization bill. [Read more…]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Vigilant Aerospace has completed beyond line-of-sight flight testing of its new FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid collision avoidance system for unmanned aircraft at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.
The tests demonstrated the system’s ability to provide beyond line-of-sight flight safety for both small and mid-sized unmanned aircraft to help comply with FAA regulations and integrate drones into the national airspace, company officials report. [Read more…]
EVENDALE, Ohio — At GE Aviation’s world headquarters, a new power building is turning heads: The front façade replicates a jet engine looking to the sky.
The top of the building’s rotunda features a front fan nose cone with blades around it just like a jet engine. The front windows resemble the sides of a jet engine. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that while conducting a low-level sightseeing flight near Garfield, Washington, he inadvertently collided with an unmarked power line with the Piper PA-28’s left wing. [Read more…]
Smitty Smith from FunPlacesToFly.com sent us this picture, with this note: “The runway behind me. You know the old saying, don’t you?” (In case you don’t, check below the picture…) [Read more…]
Q: I have a unknown four-cylinder Lycoming that only has these numbers on the case: 2299-24 and 61863 assem. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Jerry [Read more…]
Wellington, Kansas, just south of Wichita, calls itself the Wheat Capital of the World, but there are pilots and aircraft owners around the world who know it as the home of Air Plains Services, which is marking 40 years as a leader in creating extreme performance upgrades for thousands of Cessna piston aircraft around the globe. [Read more…]