The biggest airshow in the world is too big to take it all in. Plan ahead with Plane & Pilot’s Bucket List.
Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! There’s too much to do at AirVenture, the biggest airshow in the world. We get it. So here are five things to do that we’re guessing you’ll remember for years to come. 5. Tribute to World War I: It won’t be long until there more »
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Aeronautix, a Columbia, Missouri, company, wants to give you something for free. An STC for your PA-32 series of Cherokee Six and Saratoga airplanes or your PA-34 Seneca, if either happen to have had a seventh seat installed. more »
Amid troubles of some kind, the FAA has put off the selection of unleaded avgas of the future.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! In the first update on the subject in nearly a year, the FAA announced late last week that it was extending the target date for selecting suitable fuels as part of its Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) program more »
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Few accessories are as essential in the cockpit as a reliable headset. While a sub-par model can direct attention away from more pressing matters in the cockpit, a great headset lets you focus on what’s important while also more »
During the French Open the shadow of a mystery airplane appeared to be.... but it’s not possible, is it?
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! At the French Open at Roland Garros Stadium right after the Raphael Nadal and Diego Schwartzman quarterfinal match one of our Plane & Pilot staffers noticed the shadow of an airplane moving along the red clay surface and more »
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! If you had heard that a Cessna 172 lost power had to be deadsticked to a landing while over Huntington Beach, California, your first question might be, how many fatalities? After that, was the airplane a total loss? more »
The crash that claimed the life of hang gliding legend Dan Buchanan is under investigation.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! Hang glider air show performer Dan Buchanan died after a crash in his hang glider last weekend at an airshow at Mountain Home AFB in Idaho. Buchanan, who was 62 years old, was a paraplegic and an inspiration more »
Serge Dassault, former chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, died in his office on May 28. He was 93. He served as chairman and CEO of the company from 1986 to 2000, before becoming its honorary chairman. Dassault was also chairman and CEO of Groupe Dassault. During his tenure, the company designed and released many more »
Siemens to provide SP70D motor for the 2-seat Sun Flyer 2.
Sign up for our newsletter for industry news, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! Bye Aerospace has partnered with Siemens for future development of the company’s Sun Flyer 2. Siemens will provide the electric propulsion motor and inverter for the plane. “Members of the Siemens team have already been participating in development and more »
New and useful supplies for general aviation pilots.
Sign up for our newsletter, full of aviation news, gear and product reviews and more! iOximeter Smartphone Pulse Oximeter iOximeter’s Smartphone Pulse Oximeter offers high-altitude flyers the opportunity to track their oxygen and pulse levels directly from their smartphones. The finger-clip oximeter, which is compatible with iPhones and iPads as well as many Android devices, more »
The clean-sheet engine, which will power the coming Cessna Denali, is a making good progress toward certification. And did we mention, it has an actual name now?
Perhaps it’s because GE has finally tired of the good nature ribbing it’s endured from the aviation media or maybe it’s because it’s tired of explaining to friends it bumped into at the park that they’re still working out what to call their three-year-old, but for whatever reason, GE has finally settled on a name more »
The HondaJet Elite offers owners more of a few very desirable capabilities.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! At the European Business Aviation Association (EBACE) gathering in Geneva, Switzerland, Honda Aircraft unveiled its HondaJet Elite. The $5.25 million light jet is a development of its original HondaJet. The Elite offers more range, up to 1,437 nm, more »
The jet landing in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, suffered what is known as a “runway excursion” upon landing.
A chartered jet carrying executives from a Pawn Shop chain crashed upon landing in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, earlier this week. There were no fatalities to the four passengers and two crewmembers, and only minor injuries. The Gulfstream G200, sold by Gulfstream and manufactured by Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), was previously known as the Galaxy. It’s a more »
New Jersey, Florida Airport Businesses Could Get Compensation for Lost Revenues
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! A bill currently wending its way through Congress would reimburse airports and businesses near Presidential weekend haunts Mar-a-Lago in Florida and Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The draft house bill calls for at least $3.5 more »
The FAA’s new guidance on traffic patterns confused many pilots. Here’s our translation.
Sign up for our newsletter for industry news, reviews and much more delivered to your inbox! The FAA has released updated guidance on how we pilots are expected to fly traffic patterns, and the updates are fairly extensive and for the most part really smart, too. Here’s a breakdown of some of the biggest changes contained more »
The NTSB investigation into the fatal crash of an Embry Riddle Aeronautical University training plane has made new discoveries.
Sign up for our newsletter for the latest aviation news, reviews, and more! The NSTB has released an update on its ongoing investigation of the fatal crash of a Piper PA-28R-201 Arrow near Daytona Beach on April 4th, releasing details of its search to see if other Arrows exhibited similar fractures in the spar and more »
But according to our research, this new model is very, very old.
Are you an aviation enthusiast or pilot? Sign up for our newsletter, full of tips, reviews and more! In advance of the summer airshow season, the United States Air Force Thunderbirds jet demonstration team on May 4th announced via its Twitter account that it will be changing to a new plane, though we’re not sure how more »