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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a safety risk assessment report on jet fuel contamination with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The assessment was based on the risk matrix and severity and likelihood definitions from the FAA Order 8040.4B, Safety Risk Management Policy.

Looking for aviation-related grants and scholarships? With unprecedented demand for pilots, technicians, and crew members, now is a great time to enter aviation. There are many organizations across the country that offer aviation-related scholarships.

LCPA was the recipient of the 2019 Florida Airports Council Environmental Award for its RSW Hazardous Wildlife Remediation Project. This award is given annually to a Florida airport that undertakes initiatives having a positive impact on the environment and the Florida airport system.

The leading edges of aircraft wings have to meet a very demanding set of characteristics. New research shows that a combination of steel composite metal foam and epoxy resin has more desirable characteristics for use as a leading-edge material than the aluminum currently in widespread use.

During the BACE convention in Las Vegas, the aviation business industry’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Coalition announced the creation of a summit, to be held in March of next year in Washington, DC, aimed at accelerating the availability and use of SAF.

By January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.

he National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) unveiled this week at its annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), a new report detailing the financial and economic business case for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and its benefits for business aviation users.

American Airlines employee Roelof Viskil arrived at work on Saturday, September 28 for his shift just as he’d done for the last 34 years. This day was a little different. As American Airlines flight 2340 taxied to its gate at TPA, Roelof headed to the ramp in pursuit of 21 characters on a very special livery.

Although Boeing is rightly thought of as an aerospace giant, it’s increasingly expanding into general aviation with a recently established discrete business unit called Boeing Global Services.

Engineers are advancing what researchers know about hypersonic flight. A new study describes a series of tests that elucidate the conditions a future aircraft may experience traveling faster than 10 times the speed of sound. "Hypersonic speed is defined as faster than five times the speed of sound or greater than Mach 5.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that all 20,000 rebates offered to general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a new surveillance technology have been issued and are no longer available. Aircraft owners who have already reserved their rebate, but not claimed it yet with installation, will be allotted the specified time needed to complete the requirements for the rebate.

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has bestowed their highest honor on John and Martha King, Co-Chairmen of King Schools. NAFI Chairman Bob Meder presented the Jack J. Eggspuehler Service Award to John and Martha at the annual NAFI Member Breakfast at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Luck and good piloting has kept DEF from causing fatalities. But how long will that luck hold?

It was a sea of pink at the third annual FXE Fly Pink event held at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Friday, October 4th.  The purpose of this event was to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, improve the lives of Fort Lauderdale employees and airport tenants, and raise funds for cancer research.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety issues, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). Stay safe! This series will show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.

NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the first crewed X-plane in two decades, has arrived at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

A Delta flight operated exclusively by women, and carrying 120 young females as passengers, took off this week to inspire more women to become aviators and advocate for equality in a "male-dominated industry."

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its final implementation milestone with Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B), the state-of-the-art surveillance system that enables air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability.

Pilots don’t always respond to VFR traffic advisories, but that doesn’t mean we’re not looking, and grateful. That’s part of the message conveyed by AOPA staff, air traffic controllers, and others who participated in a video production collaboration that produced a series of six short videos in a series titled “Let Us Know”

Business aircraft typically fly at different altitudes, and use different airports than the airlines, but pilots operating along the U.S. East Coast can nevertheless experience delays in this constrained part of the country.

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