Home Aviation News Avweb

Share this Page

Delicious

Statistics

Members : 1
Content : 148
Web Links : 265
Content View Hits : 1115025

joomla visitors


Designed by:
SiteGround web hosting Joomla Templates
Avweb
AVweb


  • Two Killed When Light Twin Hits House

    Two people were killed, one on the airplane, one on the ground, when a Cessna 303 Crusader crashed into a house in LaGrangeville, New York. There were three people in the airplane and three in the house when the aircraft, a relatively rare six-place twin made in the early 1980s, came down on a flight […]

    The post Two Killed When Light Twin Hits House appeared first on AVweb.



  • Air Force Tests Robot Pilot

    The Air Force has flown a Cessna 206 with a robotic pilot it says can essentially turn an aircraft into a drone and then get turned back into a manned aircraft. The ROBOpilot flew a two hour autonomous test flight at Utah’s Dugway Proving Ground Aug. 9 handling the takeoff, flight maneuvers and landing without […]

    The post Air Force Tests Robot Pilot appeared first on AVweb.



  • Skydiver Survives Dual Parachute Failure

    Canadian authorities have launched investigations, including a criminal negligence probe, after a skydiver was injured when both her main and reserve parachutes failed to deploy properly. The 30-year-old woman suffered broken bones and other non-life-threatening injuries after falling about 5,000 feet during a solo jump near Trois Rivieres, Quebec. It was described by local media […]

    The post Skydiver Survives Dual Parachute Failure appeared first on AVweb.



  • It’s A Photoshop World

    An Airbus in a cornfield? Gotta be a fake, right? Not this time. Still, here's some fun with Photoshop.

    The post It’s A Photoshop World appeared first on AVweb.



  • Rocket Booster Recovery Methods Unveiled

    A couple of commercial space launch companies are steering clear of bringing their boosters back to Earth under their own power and are instead borrowing a technique from the dawn of space exploitation. Wired says United Launch Alliance and small-launch provider Rocket Lab plan to grab their boosters out of the air with helicopters as […]

    The post Rocket Booster Recovery Methods Unveiled appeared first on AVweb.



  • Blue Angels Touch During Practice

    The show went on in Chicago this weekend after two Blue Angels F-18s touched during a close formation maneuver during practice last Wednesday at their home base in Pensacola, Florida. “The No. 3 canopy made momentary contact with the underside of No. 1’s outer wing during the Diamond 360 maneuver,” Navy spokeswoman Lt. Michelle Tucker said. […]

    The post Blue Angels Touch During Practice appeared first on AVweb.



  • Top Letters And Comments, August 16, 2019

    This week's letters brought comments from readers about jet fuel contamination, a crash survivor who produced a video of his rescue, engine failures, another hunt for Amelia Earhart and flying a turbine-powered hoverboard.

    The post Top Letters And Comments, August 16, 2019 appeared first on AVweb.



  • Industry Round-up, August 16, 2019

    This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new addition for a charter company, a GA engine and avionics company heading to an AOPA fly-in, a new location for an aviation academy and an aviation social media collaboration project raising money for charity. Business aviation services company Desert Jet has added a second Cessna […]

    The post Industry Round-up, August 16, 2019 appeared first on AVweb.



  • Tecnam Traveller Receives FAA Certification

    Tecnam’s P2012 Traveller has been awarded its FAA type certificate, the company announced on Friday. The 11-seat commuter was designed by company founder Luigi Pascale, who passed away in March 2017. It is powered by two 375-HP Lycoming TEO-540-C1A engines, has a maximum cruise speed of 194 knots, greater than 950-NM range and useful load […]

    The post Tecnam Traveller Receives FAA Certification appeared first on AVweb.



  • UPDATED: Earnhardt Family, Pilots Safe After Citation Crash

    A Cessna Citation 680 business jet carrying former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife, Amy, and their 1-year-old daughter, Isla, along with two unidentified pilots, overran the runway at Tennessee’s Elizabethton Municipal Airport (0A9) on Thursday. No serious injuries have been reported, although the family and pilots were transported to Johnson City Medical Center […]

    The post UPDATED: Earnhardt Family, Pilots Safe After Citation Crash appeared first on AVweb.



Polar Pilots, Powered by Joomla!; free resources by SG website hosting