Aviation history

Jul 7, 2008 - 6:26 AM
Britain’s “boutique” air carrier Silverjet ceased operations in May, becoming the third such airline to collapse within the last six months.
May 29, 2008 - 8:04 AM
Since it began flying a pair of 32-seat Fairchild Dornier 328JETs from its base in Tulsa, Okla., last April, Great Plains Airlines has been promoting plans
May 28, 2008 - 8:12 AM
In the early 1930s, when many women were expected to stay home and tend to the needs of their families, Anne Morrow Lindbergh was exploring the world with
May 19, 2008 - 10:31 AM
The NTSB determined the probable cause of a January 2000 King Air C90 fatal accident was the failure of the pilot to follow his approach clearance, and his
May 19, 2008 - 7:48 AM
Although the number of general aviation accidents last year was the lowest total since record keeping began in 1938, the NTSB noted that the accident rate
May 16, 2008 - 5:17 AM
In the first quarter of this year, the U.S.-registered Part 91 and 135 business jet and turboprop fleet experienced 22 total accidents, five of which kille
May 15, 2008 - 11:57 AM
More than 10,000 young people received their introductory airplane rides in the first three months of this year, the strongest three months in the history
May 9, 2008 - 6:50 AM
Last month’s annual meeting of the Association of Air Medical Services was its usual low-key success as some 2,500 aeromedical professionals, a record numb
May 9, 2008 - 5:44 AM
Even though regional airline traffic is up 13 percent from the second quarter of last year, and regional airliners account for 34 percent of the overall do
May 9, 2008 - 5:32 AM
Obstacles against the development of a thriving regional airline industry in Latin America in many respects look as formidable as ever.