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Aircraft & Propulsion

Jul 27, 2021
The Stratos 716X prototype made its debut at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh this week, after flying from its home base in Redmond, Oregon.
Jul 27, 2021
The clean-sheet high-wing aircraft was designed by the company with input from FedEx, which has 50 on order.
Jul 26, 2021
Textron Aviation’s new Model 408 SkyCourier twin-turboprop made its first visit to AirVenture Oshkosh on the opening day of the show, where officials…
Jul 26, 2021
Seaplane operator Tailwind Air said it will begin a scheduled service connecting New York and Boston on Aug. 3.
Jul 26, 2021
Greg McDougall, CEO of Harbour Air in Vancouver, Canada, operates a fleet of 44 seaplanes carrying a half million passengers a year. He likes…

Interiors & Connectivity

Jul 20, 2021
The updated version of Cirrus Aircraft's G2 jet features inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, improved takeoff performance and new exterior color options.
Jun 29, 2021
Suppliers of new airborne equipment and networks for both air-to-ground and satellite communications have reported recent progress toward deploying their systems.
Jun 25, 2021
Husham Osman, Royal Jet’s technical director, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay on the sidelines of MRO Middle East about how the Abu Dhabi-based charter and services company accelerated projects during the COVID-19 pandemic—including upgrading BBJs.
Jun 23, 2021
The first Embraer Phenom 300MED conversion will be launched with charter operator GrandView Aviation.
Jun 10, 2021
Air-to-ground network developer SmartSky Networks has announced the opening in the southeastern U.S. of the first fully operational coverage area of its inflight communications network for route-based demonstrations.

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Jul 23, 2021
No one will argue that, even for the sake of its image, aviation needs to reduce its environmental footprint. NBAA and half a dozen sister…
Jul 21, 2021
Before flying to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, consider...
Jul 20, 2021
Over the years, Cirrus Aircraft has grown from a small aircraft manufacturer to an organization focused on developing a full ecosystem dedicated to aircraft ownership.
Jul 20, 2021
Huntington Tri-State Airport will soon be home to MRO provider Thoroughbred Aviation and a new educational program jointly developed by Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College.
Jul 08, 2021
FBOs from Tel Aviv to Texas are updating facilities and services. Check out the changes.

Flight Deck

Jun 29, 2021
Consider being open minded, as well as a skeptic.
Jun 24, 2021
The World War II veteran aircraft the Sally B, the last remaining airworthy B-17 Flying Fortress in Europe, is getting modernized with ADS-B.
Jun 23, 2021
While the accident investigation of two aircraft in Ketchikan, Alaska points to the causes, it also highlights unsettling evidence.
Jun 23, 2021
Floatplanes collide near Ketchikan, despite extra voluntary safety practices in area.
Jun 21, 2021
Avionics manufacturers have recently announced new and updated products that deliver new capabilities to aircraft, including those summarized here.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Jul 23, 2021
Higher true airspeeds, knowing the “safe way out” and downdrafts.
Jul 22, 2021
What you should understand about weather in mountains.
Jul 21, 2021
Fractional provider Flexjet continues to expand in Europe with the awarding of an Air Operator Certificate for Malta. 
Jul 21, 2021
The risk factors are high and the safety margins are precariously thin at “mountain bowl” airports.
Jul 20, 2021
Bombardier 601 hard landing at Ox Ranch, Texas

Maintenance & Training

Jul 22, 2021
Aviation Week’s MRO team will be represented at both EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Jul 20, 2021
Huntington Tri-State Airport will soon be home to MRO provider Thoroughbred Aviation and a new educational program jointly developed by Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College.
Jul 13, 2021
Balancing professional and personal identities.
Jul 11, 2021
Understand your deficiencies and continue learning.
Jul 08, 2021
Consider the authority gradient. Which are you?