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FAA awards $5M in grants toward next gen pilots and aviation professionals

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted $5 million towards the development of future pilots and aviation professionals...


US aviation and wireless industries to cooperate on 5G safety solution

Wireless group CTIA, Airlines for America and Aerospace Industries Association to work together to assure 5G safety...


Life CRM

Brief history of CRMIn 1978 United Airlines flight 173 crashed running out of fuel over Portland, Oregon, while troubleshooting a landing gear problem. NTSB investigation produced a series of recommen...


90 years ago: Hunter brothers 23 days non-stop flight record

Sometimes it seems that long-haul flights between different continents last for weeks, rather than hours. But imagine really spending three weeks onboard without landing. Sounds ridiculous, right? Wel...


Three times faster than sound, the uncatchable SR-71 Blackbird

Can you imagine flying around the world in less than 12 hours? The remarkable project of the Lockheed Corporation made it possible, with the fastest aircraft in the world to this day....


Game changer of military aircraft: B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

The B-2 Spirit strategic bomber is an exceptional stealthy flying wing that left a mark in the history of military aerospace. Interestingly, the cost of a single B-2 went from $737 million in 1989 to...


Fine expat pilot’s hope in Asian aviation market

Straggling pilotsSince COVID19 pandemic started, we have been facing the most difficult scenario in aviation history, especially for expat pilots.The majority of countries Worldwide closed their borde...


World’s oldest flight instructor and active pilot: Robina Asti

The journey from WWII veteran, transgender female to the world's oldest active pilot and flight instructor – that is the unique story of 99-year-old Robina Asti. Since her gender transition in 1976, R...


How planes are tested

The jets have to undergo several rigorous tests before airlines can buy them. This is one of the reasons why air travel is considered one of the safest types of transportation. We decided to reveal wh...


Howard Hughes: Aviator, Billionaire, Philanthropist

Howard Hughes, an eccentric billionaire with love for films and aviation, left a significant mark on the United States airline industry. He designed and flew his own planes, directed movies, collected...