Headline News | Aero-News Network - The Aviation and Aerospace World's Daily, Real-time News and Information Service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne-Unlimited-05.16.22

Airborne-UnCrewed-05.17.22

Airborne-Unlimited-05.18.22

Airborne-Flt Training-05.12.22

Airborne Unlimited-05.13.22

Top Stories

Headline News

Wed, May 18, 2022

CAF's B-25 Miss Mitchell Suffers Engine Trouble

A B-25 Engine Overhaul Can Cost Upwards Of $65,000

Last week, the maintenance team of the Minnesota Wing unfortunately discovered critical engine damage on their assigned B-25 Miss Mitchell. The team took swift action to repair it. Over the weekend, they further discovered that the engine will not be able to be repaired by their maintenance team, but will require a full engine overhaul at an overhaul facility. Sending the engine out for repairs adds additional costs and time to the repair project.

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

Klyde Morris (05.16.22)

Classic Klyde (09.23.13) Remembers AOPA's Attempt To Jump On The Drone Bandwagon

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

Read More

Advertisement

Wed, May 18, 2022

Workforce Shortage Debate Continues

Workforce Shortages Continue To Ripple Through Air Industry

The long-lamented pilot shortage, further exacerbated by the arrival of COVID-19 and the measures airlines took to reduce operating expenses by jettisoning personnel through early retirement and furloughs appears to be knocking hard at the other side of the cabin door. However, the ecosystem of (mostly smaller) manufacturer, maintenance, technical, and support staff are also feeling the pinch. 

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

KC-46 Completes Record-Setting Sortie

USAF’s KC-46 Flies Full-Day Sortie: Sets New Record

The U.S. Air Force recently reported that one of its jet tankers, a KC-46, flew around the continental USA for just over 24 hours straight, more specifically, 24.2 hours and in the process, set a new record and revealed some insights on conducting long-haul missions. A crew of 11, which included 6 pilots, 3 fuel-boom operators, 1 physician assistant, 1 photographer, departed the McConnel Airforce Base in Kansas.

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

Airborne-UnCrewed 05.10.22: Drone Safety Day, Autel Update, Rocket Lab

Also: Hydrogen Propulsion, Starship Review Postponed, Astronics CorePower, Aero-TV At AUVSI 2022

The FAA is inviting the drone community to be part of its 2022 Drone Safety Day campaign on Saturday, June 18. This year’s campaign will be a one-day national event, to encourage drone pilots and recreational flyers to “Fly RIGHT.” Since 2019, the FAA has hosted the annual campaign dedicated to drone safety and best practices. Safety is a shared responsibility that requires the community and the FAA to work together. Autel Robotics has announced the availability of software updates for its EVO series of drones, specifically the Nano and Lite editions, as well as a software update for its Autel Sky App. Rocket Lab sent up its 26th Electron rocket, deployed 34 satellites into space, and caught a rocket booster after its reentry from space with a helicopter!  This mission, named ‘There And Back Again’, popped up from La

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

Expanding Our Vast Horizons... ANN Now Available on Roku and FireTV!

And That's But One Of Over A Dozen Major Developments Planned For The Next Year Or So

Aero-News Network is now available on Roku and Amazon FireTV! That’s right folks. You can now get your daily dose of aviation news… right on the ol' giggle box! This is an EPIC development for our network, one of many to come, and we’re thrilled to offer you this new way to watch our news programming. Whether you’re a traditional website reader, podcast listener, or YouTube subscriber, we’re dedicated to giving you quality, honest, aviation news that you can trust and broadening our reach and audience aggressively in the coming years, so that we may both Grow and Inform the aviation and aerospace world.

Read More

Advertisement

Wed, May 18, 2022

NEW! Aero-Biz Survival 101 (1120a): Expert Ideas To Help You Through Tough Times

Brand New! Avoid The Need For A Comeback... Get Your Marketing Right, Right Now!

Some time ago, the Aero-News Network, responding to numerous requests, established a marketing and communications sister company by the name of AEROPRENEUER... and it's been doing amazing work under these difficult circumstances -- and getting results! We're getting rave reviews from our clients, and working hard to earn the trust of a number of new marketing partners along the way. ANN's Amber Cedroni has come up with a few tips to help aero-businesses stay alive in these tough times, and will reach out each week to offer you all a few more from here on out...

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

The SportPlane Resource Guide RETURNS!!!!

Emphasis On Growing The Future of Aviation Through Concentration on 'AFFORDABLE FLYERS'

It's been a number of years since the Latest Edition of Jim Campbell's HUGE SportPlane Resource Guide first saw the light of day. That massive 1100 page book last featured over 800 exciting sport aircraft from all over the SportPlane universe... at a time when the SportPlane industry was still a healthy, thriving enterprise (those were the days...). While there has been some consideration, off and on, toward updating the nearly 5 pound book, the near implosion of the SportPlane and kit industry over the last decade has made such a pursuit an unwieldy one... until now.

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

NTSB Prelim: Robinson Helicopter R22 Beta

Helicopter 'Began A Rapid, Near Vertical Descent'

On April 15, 2022, about 0837 mountain standard time, a Robinson R22 helicopter, N7516G, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in an accident near Gila Bend, Arizona. The student pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 training flight. The flight initiated at the Chandler Municipal Airport (CHD), Chandler, Arizona at about 0757. The flight was intended to be a solo cross-country flight to the Gila Bend Municipal Airport (E63), Gila Bend.

Read More

Wed, May 18, 2022

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.18.22)

Aero Linx: United States Powered Paragliding Association (USPPA) The mission of the USPPA Is to preserve, promote, and enhance the sport of powered paragliding. If your goal is to eventually fly a two-place powered paraglider, you must obtain a tandem rating through the USPPA. It is not legal to fly a paramotor in the U.S. with a passenger unless you operate under the FAA exemption like the one that was granted to the USPPA. Our ratings program offers the following ratings: PPG1, PPG2, PPG3, Instructor, Tandem Instructor, and Instructor Administrator. The USPPA is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to preserve, promote, and enhance the sport of powered paragliding. 

Read More

Advertisement




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

Advertisement

Archives

first month previous month May 2022 next month last month

S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

© 2007 - 2022 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC