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Picture of the Day: Is this Heaven?

Picture of the Day: Is this Heaven?

Megan Vande Voort sent in this photo with a note: "The B-25 'Lady Luck' watches...

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Is it legal for two planes to be on the same runway at the same time?

Is it legal for two planes to be on the same runway at...

Not every facet of non-towered airports operations has been addressed by the FAA....

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Failure to remove seat belt flight control lock proves fatal for RV-8 pilot

Failure to remove seat belt flight control lock proves...

The pilot's failure to remove the seat belt used as a flight control lock from the...

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Aviation radio sim adds PFD

Aviation radio sim adds PFD

The update delivers a digital PFD where pilots can view and process information...

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Top Letters And Comments, June 10, 2022

Top Letters And Comments, June 10, 2022

This week's letters brought comments from readers about pilot/mechanic shortages,...

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In The Presence Of Greatness With No Presence Of Mind

In The Presence Of Greatness With No Presence Of Mind

Besides being flat (mostly), Iowa is famous for being the wellspring of aviation...

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Best Of The Web: What Top Gun Pilots Really Think Of Maverick

Best Of The Web: What Top Gun Pilots Really Think Of Maverick

“Top Gun Maverick” is cleaning up at the box office ($747 million worldwide)...

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Twin Riles Military In Seven-Country Tour Of Eastern Europe

Twin Riles Military In Seven-Country Tour Of Eastern Europe

Investigators in eastern Europe are looking for those who took a light twin, possibly...

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Trump Livery Too Hot For Air Force One

Trump Livery Too Hot For Air Force One

The Biden administration has decided that future presidents will not fly with former...

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Santa Clara Soil Tests Show Low Lead Levels

Santa Clara Soil Tests Show Low Lead Levels

Santa Clara County officials in California dug deeper into the leaded aviation fuel...

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Navy Holds Safety Pause Monday

Navy Holds Safety Pause Monday

The Navy is pausing the flying of all non-deployed aircraft on Monday after three...

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Piedmont Pilots Get Hefty Raise

Piedmont Pilots Get Hefty Raise

American Airlines regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has reached a pay deal with...

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Training and Safety Tip: Alternatives are essential

Training and Safety Tip: Alternatives are essential

On every flight, be prepared for changing weather, have a Plan B, and stick with...

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Make a difference through the You Can Fly Challenge

Make a difference through the You Can Fly Challenge

The 2022 You Can Fly Challenge took off on June 1, providing donors the opportunity...

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Aircraft Maintenance: What a difference a prop makes

Aircraft Maintenance: What a difference a prop makes

There is a careful balance to be struck in aircraft maintenance when choosing among...

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GA pilot busts TFR, president evacuated

GA pilot busts TFR, president evacuated

A pilot mistakenly found himself in the inner ring of a VIP temporary flight restriction...