Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

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  • US EPA & FAA to Initiate CO2 Rulemaking Process

    Statistics reveal that in 2013, airplanes spewed up to 700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air, and it is estimated that, if left unchecked, this is likely to more than triple by ...

  • Historic Aircraft: Bell X-1 Breaking the Sound Barrier

    Ever since man first took to the skies in powered aircraft, pilots and aviation engineers have sought to overcome challenges and push perceived boundaries as technology developed. One of the ...

  • Visit the Legacy Flight Museum in Rexburg, ID

    Located in Rexburg, Idaho, the Legacy Flight Museum opened to the public in 2006 offering visitors the opportunity to examine up close some of the historical aircraft that were built to protect ...

  • Pensacola Celebrates a Century of Naval Aviation

    To mark a century of training the Navy's top pilots, and more than 50 years since the opening of the National Museum of Naval Aviation, the Pensacola Naval Air Station held a gala on September ...

  • Using Prairie Grass to Prevent Bird Strikes

    Conservationists are sure to give the thumbs-up to a new plan being implemented by Dayton International Airport in Montgomery County, Ohio, to plant prairie grass at airports in an effort to ...

  • Boeing Backs Biofuel Derived From Tobacco

    The aviation industry continues to strive to be in the forefront of industries with regard to managing carbon emissions. To this end the industry aims to attain carbon-neutral growth by the year ...

  • Historic Aircraft: Spruce Goose

    One of the highlights of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, is the historic "Spruce Goose" – the one and only Hughes H-4 Hercules ever manufactured. With a wingspan ...

  • FAA Faces Multiple Challenges in Drone Regulation

    As drone technology advances, the call for regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) by various parties is becoming more urgent. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been given a ...

  • Streamlining Air Traffic Management with GBAS

    With the aim of simplifying air traffic management and making the airport more efficient, Australia's Sydney Airport recently unveiled its ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) manufactured ...

  • Historic Aircraft: Memphis Belle

    Constructed in early-1942, and delivered to the 91st Bomb Group at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, in September of that year, the legendary Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, Memphis Belle has a long and ...

  • Fascinating Tales at Carolinas Aviation Museum

    Dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson" and described as "the most successful ditching in aviation history"* the story of US Airways Flight 1549 is legendary. On January 15, 2009, the Airbus A320-200 ...

  • Drone Technology for Airplane Inspection and Maintenance

    British airline carrier easyJet has announced plans to introduce the use of drones as part of routine inspection and maintenance on its Airbus A319 and A320 fleet, noting that the use of drones ...