The FAA needs to start certifying drones for commercial use
Among the award winners is John Leahy, “Airbus executive extraordinaire”, who received the Phillip J. Klass Lifetime Achievement Award
Who first said that airlines can’t stand prosperity?
Most airlines, the theory goes, are planning to take money saved on fuel as a profit, rather than as an incentive to compete for more pax with lower airfares
I am proud to say that I never—ever—missed a speech because of weather.
I recently saw the following not-surprising news headline: “Most Travelers Want Airports To Warn Them About Delays.”
The Orion spaceship—our first designed for humans since our space shuttles were retired—was launched on December 5, carried out its test mission and returned successfully. Did anyone notice?
Aviation's educational efforts
(With apologies to my mother)
All airports are interesting at some time or another. And Oshkosh (OSH) is interesting—and fun—during the annual EAA AirVenture.
Do you reckon it’s possible that we are the endangered species?
He points out that decades ago it was not atypical for someone to work for one employer for his/her entire working life
Southeastern USA was hit hard yesterday by tornadoes and thunderstorms, what do airports do when tornadoes strike?
As an airport executive recently said, “No matter what goes wrong on a trip, the destination airport gets the blame.”
Looking at airports through passengers’ eyes, the changes have been awesome.
Make no mistake—UAS are going to be huge
This week is just terrific for a long-time aviation nut such as I.
Today I did something all aviators should do every now and then. I visited a Tennessee garage in which four retired men are busily building, with a little bit of help from their friends, a Rans S-7 airplane.
Eastern Airlines may ride again.
Our guvmint has on order a “beam control system” that will shoot down incoming enemy airplanes and mortar shells with lasers
After all these decades, Cessna and Beech will be in the same house
There may be no entity in world history more dangerous than a guvmint that needs money.
Frankly, this doesn’t seem to be a great time for unions to be turning down contracts and haggling.
I have seen the Blackbird. Hope I live long enough to see the Son of Blackbird.
Sometimes you just have to mix a little pleasure in that business trip
This is a definite conflict of interest, and helps create massive spending by massive guvmint and that brings about messy situations such as our current impasse.