AIN Blogs

AIN’s editors offer their opinions, observations and thoughts on everything aviation.

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield
Oct 29, 2011 - 11:28 AM
So often in the course of covering events, things are said that never make it into published accounts.
Terrafugia expects to certify its Transition as an LSA and as a car.
Oct 19, 2011 - 12:03 PM
The latest example of flying car is set to begin production.
The wall between advertising and editorial is strong at some publications, we
Sep 30, 2011 - 12:45 PM
For readers, one good thing about <i>Aviation International News</i> and its sister publications is our independence.
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt has been keeping the pressure on Congress to
Sep 30, 2011 - 12:39 PM
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt has been in the hustings recently pumping NextGen and long-term FAA reauthorization.
The director of Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority pledges to listen
Sep 29, 2011 - 9:58 AM
Although I get the impression that air safety in Australia is micromanaged, I admire John McCormick, director of aviation safety for the Civil Aviation Saf
Sep 28, 2011 - 5:23 AM
Providing you with the best information available on business jet travel is by far our most important goal here at <b><u>Business Jet Traveler </u></b>maga
Sep 27, 2011 - 8:43 AM
With a narrower pipe but greater reach for voice and data than its rival Inmarsat, the Iridium satellite network is becoming increasingly relevant for airc
FAA investigators determined that seven feet of wing skin on a Cessna Corvali
Sep 23, 2011 - 10:32 AM
The publicly known facts are scarce at this stage, but the in-flight structural failure of a Cessna Corvalis composite high-performance piston single in th
During a recent trip to Brazil I had the chance to enjoy the comfortable cabi
Sep 21, 2011 - 10:29 AM
As someone who writes about private aviation, I find it instructive (not to mention downright pleasant) every chance I get to fly on a business jet. My la
“I have run my hand over the names of friends who died so far away.” Vietnam
Sep 21, 2011 - 6:15 AM
Lately, I find myself growing tired of memorials, most recently the one that fills the empty hole in the ground where the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers