FAA completes three days of 737 Max flight testing

FAA completes three days of 737 Max flight testing

FAA completes three days of 737 Max flight testing The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed three days of flight tests on the Boeing 737 Max ahead of a possible recertification in the coming weeks. The flights were an important milestone in the process...
Airport Runways Numbers Meaning?

Airport Runways Numbers Meaning?

Airports everywhere continue changing the name of their runways. This is not because the styles are changing continuously or the rules and regulations keep on changing. But as a result of the earth’s magnetic field keeps on shifting. It may not sound like it but the...
Why is reducing noise pollution crucial for aviation?

Why is reducing noise pollution crucial for aviation?

There is no denying that aviation has come very far technology-wise. In its early infancy, commercial aviation was an expensive and rather uncomfortable endeavor, because the turboprops that powered aircraft were loud, produced a lot of vibration and were limited in...
Ice Runway Registered & Approved by FAA

Ice Runway Registered & Approved by FAA

Looking for a winter adventure in your airplane? how about landing on the sole ice runway charted by the Federal Aviation Agency in the lower 48? Here’s what you need to know… The Airport During the winter months, the Alton Bay Ice Runway and Seaplane Base...
Pilot in Command :Responsibilities and Authorities

Pilot in Command :Responsibilities and Authorities

The pilot in command (PIC) is the person aboard the aircraft who is responsible for its operation and safety throughout the flight. This would be the captain in a typical two- or three-pilot air crew, or “pilot” if there’s just one certified and...
EPS diesel engine logs 100+ hours

EPS diesel engine logs 100+ hours

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) reports it is making steady progress in its push toward FAA certification. The company, which completed ground and flight tests on two concept engines last spring, has incorporated a number of refinements in the...