Aviation

Aug 11, 2008 - 9:05 AM
French inventor Christian Hugues has patented a new wingtip device promising an 8-percent reduction in induced drag and a 5.4-percent increase in lift.
Aug 11, 2008 - 9:02 AM
“This is about changing the entrepreneurial spirit,” Brad Bruce, flight department manager of ADI Corporate Shuttle Services, told <strong>AIN</strong>.
Aug 11, 2008 - 8:56 AM
“Everybody talks about the weather,” Mark Twain once famously quipped, “but nobody ever does anything about it.”<br /><br />The sound barrier amounts to ro
Aug 11, 2008 - 8:51 AM
Saying aviation faces the “one-two-three punch” of terrorism, ATC modernization requirements and tenuous global economic conditions, the FAA has drafted an
Aug 6, 2008 - 6:53 AM
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
Aug 6, 2008 - 6:46 AM
The comment period closed last month on an FAA notice of proposed policy making on airport weight-bearing restrictions (<i>www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html&
Aug 4, 2008 - 12:10 PM
Australian flag-carrier Qantas last month announced it would enlist its wholly owned regional subsidiary, QantasLink, for a large-scale expansion along the
Aug 4, 2008 - 12:09 PM
United Airlines completed a series of moves last month that signaled not only its intention to embark on a large-scale expansion of its regional network, b
Aug 4, 2008 - 12:06 PM
Unable to convince the Air Line Pilots Association to accept further regional-airline scope-clause concessions, US Airways has converted its firm order for
Aug 4, 2008 - 11:02 AM
If you get the feeling you’re just a number when it comes to getting your medical, you may be interested to know that the FAA issues 453,000 airman medical