WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Senior leaders at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Commerce Department’s telecommunications unit met to discuss aviation safety concerns raised by new 5G C-Band deployments, two sources briefed on the meeting told Reuters on Tuesday. FAA acting Administrator Billy Nolen and Alan Davidson, who heads the National Telecommunications and Information […]

A Delta Airlines flight casts a shadow on the ground as it makes its approach for landing at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 11, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Energy Department on Friday

Before the 1930s, private flying had been for wealthy sport pilots or working pilots flying expensive planes. Many aviation enthusiasts wished for simpler aircraft, and designers needed pilots to market their ideas. This advertisement for the sturdy steel-tube E-2 Cub had only four instruments, a fuel gauge, and sold for $1,425. The military needed the […]

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras  –   U.S. Army pilots and crew assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment (1-228), Joint Task Force-Bravo completed deck landing qualifications with the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) off the coast of El Salvador, July 15 and 16, 2022. In all, 14 pilots and 14 crew […]

United States Army and Sikorsky Strengthen Army Aviation Fleet with 10th H-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Contract STRATFORD, Conn., June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed a five-year contract for a baseline of 120 H-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with options to reach a total of 255 […]

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – Students at Alice Coachman Elementary made history by being a part of the first-ever celebration of International Black Aviation Day. One of Delta Airline’s first African American stewardesses, or better known as “fly girl,” came back to the Good Life City to bring knowledge and inspiration for kids to reach for […]

The US Federal Aviation Administration has revoked a YouTuber’s pilot license after it concluded that he intentionally crashed his plane for the sake of gaining online views. On 24 November 2021, Trevor Jacob was flying over California’s Los Padres national forest in his small single-engine plane when his propeller stopped working. “I’m over the mountains […]

First Black U.S. Spacewalker Joins Texas Aviation Hall Of Fame | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Dr. Bernard A. Harris Credit: NASA HOUSTON—Dr. Bernard A. Harris, a retired NASA astronaut and flight surgeon and the first African-American to conduct a spacewalk, has been inducted into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame (TAHOF). […]

The long-term success of projects such as LaGuardia Terminal B is important to show that private capital can work when it comes to updating and improving US airports. (Photo by Doug Kanter/AFP via Getty Images) The aviation sector was among the hardest hit globally by the spread of Covid-19, and the US was no exception. […]

Photo caption: A Delta pilot smiles from the flight deck. Delta is partnering with one of the company’s first Black flight attendants and members of Georgia’s congressional delegation to designate  Feb. 16 as International Black Aviation Professionals Day. Since retiring from Delta in 2006 after 35 years of service, Casey Grant has dedicated her time […]

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