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

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

April 26, 2016

Airborne 04.26.16: Drone v Airplane-NOT!, eFusion Electric Plane, ANN@AEA-LIVE!!

Also: MU-2 AOA, AMA Responds To Senate FAA Reauthorization, ANN@AEA Live 04/27-0830ET, ANN@AEA Live 04/28-1400ET, ANN@AEA Live 04/29-1100ET

A report of a drone possibly colliding with a British Airways A320 on approach to Heathrow nearly broke the Internet. There were tons of breathless stories and offers to media outlets for "experts" to discuss the "problem." When we relayed this report last week, we also said that it was still being investigated that the airplane had suffered no damage. It looks like it was worth it to be a bit skeptical. The U.K. newspaper The Telegraph now reports t

Read More

Solar Flight Anniversary In April

First Solar-Powered Airplane Flew April 29, 1979

With Solar Impulse II safely on the ground at Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA on its circumnavigation of the globe, only a few people remember that April 29 is the 37th anniversary of the first solar-powered airplane flight in history.

Read More

Hades Braces For A Cold Snap

Lucifer: 'Devil May Care…'

The grinding wheels of Washington do indeed turn slowly, caring not for the health of a whole industrial segment of our economy as it gasps its last dying breaths, nevertheless Congressional progress is advancing on the Pilots Bill of Rights II (PBOR II) and its important reforms on the Class III medical and Part 23 rewrite.

Read More

Airborne 04.25.16: Solar Impulse 2 in USA, New 737 MAX?, ANN/AEA 2016 Live Sked!

Also: Night Commercial UAV Flights, XTI Aircraft, VFA 115, Lockheed Martin LM-100J, Allegiant Pilot Discrimination?, Jepp Flitedeck

It could be said that competition begets innovation, and that seems to be the case with Boeing. It’s reported that Boeing is considering a 150 seat version of its new 737 MAX airplane in light of competition from Bombardier's CSeries airliners. The airplane, which for now the company is calling the 737 MAX 7X, would have a significantly longer range and carry more passengers than the 126-seat model currently in development. It’s reported that Boe

Read More

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.26.16)

"Control of the aircraft went exactly as in our simulated training sessions." Source: Test pilot following the first flight of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries X-2 technology demonstrator 5th generation aircraft.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.26.16): Discrete Frequency

A separate radio frequency for use in direct pilot-controller communications in air traffic control which reduces frequency congestion by controlling the number of aircraft operating on a particular frequency at one time.

Read More


ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.26.16)

The 16 Best Drone Universities – Study Unmanned Aerial Systems

If you’re heading off to college in the future and you want to study unmanned aerial systems here's a great post for you.

Read More





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC