The crazy reasons behind the unlikely decision to bring the Junkers F.13 back into production.
Late last week, luggage maker Rimowa made the first flight of its newly constructed Junkers F.13, an airplane that first flew in 1919. While the words in the previous sentence all make sense, it’s hard to imagine how they could have come together as they have. Well, here’s how it happened. Though you might not more »
The city takes a bold step in its quest to close Santa Monica Airport.
Earlier this week, the City of Santa Monica served eviction notices to the two FBOs on the field in its ongoing attempt to shut down the popular airstrip SMO against the express orders of the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA just last week sent a letter to the City directing the leaders not to make more »
The annual event is slated for October 8 in Southern California, where you can buy merchandise, demo aviation products and even take a workshop.
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty is hosting its annual West Coast Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 8, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Corona Municipal Airport (KAJO) in Corona, California. At the one-day event, Aircraft Spruce will offer a variety of specially priced products, while a number of leading aviation manufacturers will be on more »
For a $4 million airplane, the numbers are staggering.
Milestones don’t usually generate much buzz, after all, there are a lot of milestones to celebrate in this remarkable industry, but Daher recently celebrated a big number in the history of its seminal TBM turboprop single. On Wednesday, Daher rolled out its 800th TBM, while also noting that this is the 25th year of the more »
How the latest in green-domed hardware measures up against the competition
We recently got the chance to fly with David Clark’s new DC ONE-X headset, and it is at the very least a product that a lot of pilots will want to consider before making their next headset purchase. The latest product from the legendary Worchester, Massachusetts, company, the DC ONE-X sells at online retail sites more »
The FAA has announced that its new rules addressing small (under 55 pounds) commercially operated drones go into effect on Monday. The new section of the FARs (Part 107) is far from a tweaking of the interim rules the agency came up with late last year. They represent a complete about-face and a near-deregulation of more »
Pro drone maker senseFly is collaborating with the aviation app developer Air Navigation Pro to launch the Safer Together program
In an effort to reduce mid-air collisions, professional drone maker senseFly is teaming up with the aviation navigation app developer Air Navigation Pro to launch a program they call Safer Together. The mission is to bridge the awareness gap between professional UAS operators—such as civil engineers, surveyors and agricultural professionals—and Air Navigation Pro’s community of more »
SimplyFLY presents prospects with the idea that flying is simply a fun thing to do. Early results are very promising.
This is one way to grow aviation. David Spano and Tony Sabos are the pair behind SimplyFLY, and their mission is to grow sport aviation by targeting the general public. They take a REMOS LSA mockup to local fairs, festivals and other events, where they sell discovery flights—a half-hour instructional flight for $75. SimplyFLY says more »