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  • Finnair Creates Futuristic Concept Aircraft

    In celebration of the company’s 85th anniversary, Finnair has created a whole array of concept aircraft designed to provide a possible glimpse into the future of aviation. The collection is ...

  • Aviation in the Film Industry

    Have you ever wondered how film crews manage to capture footage inside the cabin and cockpit of an airplane, where space is often very limited? Or how they film those airport terminal and runway ...

  • Phantom Ray Takes to the Skies

    It has been an ongoing project by Boeing, but the success achieved by their test flight was only recently released. The stealthy looking delta winged drone, named the Phantom Ray, is a great ...

  • Spring Flying Begins in the Far North – Airplanes

    I live at a latitude that's north of 60 degrees. Winter held its grip on us even longer this year than usual. It's only been in the last few weeks that the ice has melted on the lakes. Several ...

  • Jack Northrop’s Aviation Legacy

    Jack Northrop (born John Knudsen Northrop) was fascinated with airplanes from a young age. After his high school graduation Jack Northrop worked as a garage mechanic and later as an ...

  • Greenwood Aviation Expo 2014

    The Greenwood Aviation is all about "Flying, Family and Fun!" as is clearly evident by the schedule of events set to take place on 21 June 2014. Between 8:00 and 11:00 there will be General ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Safety

    Aircraft safety is of concern to manufacturers, pilots and passengers. The International Civil Aviation Organization has created an international safety oversight audit programme. This aircraft safety programme means that regular, compulsory and systematic safety checks must be conducted by the ICAO on contracting states. Audits are conducted on personnel licenses, aircraft operation and ...

  • SAFECON

    Hosted by Ohio State University at the Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) Date: May 7th-12th 2007

  • X Prize Competition

    The location and date for the next X PRIZE award will be announced by The X PRIZE Foundation in the coming months.

  • North Texas Flying Club

    Located in Mc Kinney, Texas at the Collin County Regional Airport at McKinney (TKI) Their Website: http://www.ntxfc.com/ E-mail and telephone: Garry Ackerman at GACK1@verizon.net or 972-867-8713. Doug Saye at dougsaye-voices@earthlink.net or 972-519-0302

  • Oakland Flying Club

    Located in Oakland, California at the Oakland International Airport (OAK), the Oakland Flyers flying club and training facility was founded in 1989. The Club owns 13 airplanes, including Cessna 152s, Cessna 172s, one Piper Archer, as well as Piper Warriors, one Bellanca Citabria, and one twin-engine Beech Duchess. The Club also owns a Frasca 142 Flight Simulator where simulated flight time ...

  • Flight plans

    A flight plan is filed by a pilot with the Aviation Authority of that area before flight. The information included is points of departure and arrival, estimated timing, alternate airports for landing, type of flight, number of passengers as well as the pilot’s name. There are three routing types when creating flight plans. Airway routing is along airways which are predefined ...

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