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Boeing has teamed with a Canadian firm to develop a massive commercial airship capable of lifting an 80,000-pound load and carrying it up to 200 miles.<br
No offense intended to its participants, but aviation progress by the 1980s had become rather mundane by comparison with the incessant leaps and bounds of
Pilots who apply for a new certificate to replace one that has been damaged or lost, or who require a new certificate because of added ratings or endorseme
The need to protect passengers from terrorism was not uppermost in the mind of the Douglas Aircraft designers when they developed the DC-3, and they could
The decades that preceded the 1970s were propelled by a lust for technological progress measured in speed, altitude and range.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) said its efforts to reopen Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to on-demand air charter flig
It will probably not have escaped the attention of American readers of this column over the past six months that much of the history of aviation during the
A new online training program designed to help pilots navigate safely and legally through the ever-shifting airspace regulatory maze has been introduced by
Hartzell Propeller is now offering a three-bladed Top Prop propeller for the new Beechcraft Bonanza G36 piston single and all F33A, V35B, A36 and G36 Bonan
The University of North Dakota placed an order with Cessna for 25 Skyhawks, marking a return of the model to the school’s flight program.