Jettech Receives STC for Garmin Data Package on Citation 500 SeriesBroomfield, Colorado-based aircraft solutions provider Jettech has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing the Garmin touchscreen GTN 650/750 GPS/NAV/COM on Cessna Citation 500 series aircraft, the company said Monday. More
U.S. Air Force begins using Boeing surveillance satellite(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force on Monday said it would begin operational use of a new Boeing Co surveillance satellite built to monitor debris and other satellites in space -- nearly two years after the satellite was first launched. More
Embraer Delivers First Airborne Radar Aircraft to IndiaEmbraer delivered the first of several EMB 145 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the government of India during a ceremony in Brazil last week. More
Pilot walks away after crashing plane into trees in Travis CountyTRAVIS COUNTY, Texas -- A small ultralight plane crashed into trees at the Lago Vista Airport Monday morning. Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services told KVUE the crash happened just after 9 a.m. KVUE spoke to the pilot, John Rudd. More
Virgin Atlantic to enter short-haul marketVirgin Atlantic (VS) will enter the short-haul market next year when it launches a 3X-daily Manchester (MAN)-London Heathrow (LHR) service from March 2013. More
United's First 787 FliesUnited Airlines' first 787 completed its first production flight at Boeing on August 19. The General Electric GEnx-powered -8 is to be delivered at the end of September. United Continental Holdings has 50 787s order: 36 -8s and 14 -9s.
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ICAO Releases Phraseology Study ResultsThe International Civil Aviation Organization has concluded that ambiguous or confusing ATC phraseology “is a frequent contributor to aircraft accidents and incidents.” More
Queda de helicóptero deixa dois feridos em aeroporto de Belo Horizonte (MG)A aeronave de instrução de pilotos caiu na pista do aeroporto Carlos Prates, na capital mineira. O vento forte teria feito o piloto perder o controle quando realizava o pouso. O instrutor e o piloto ficaram feridos no acidente.
Engine trouble: United Airlines flight to Boston with 150 on board safely returns to Houston
HOUSTON — A United Airlines jet bound for Boston had engine trouble and safely returned to Houston. A United spokesman says Flight 1124 carried 146 passengers and a crew of six when it took off Sunday from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The Boeing 737 had mechanical problem with an engine and returned to Houston. More