Aircraft News

Sometimes getting around to doing something isn’t as much a matter of planning or decisiveness as it is pure circumstance. Such was the case for me when I got the message that it was time to do some transponder work on my vintage Cherokee. Like many VFR pilots, I request flight following whenever I fly…

You know the sound. You get in your vehicle, put the key in the ignition, turn the key, and hear the starter turn over in a slow, ow, ow, ow growl…until it dies. You have a dead battery, and you need a jump to get going. So you jump it. Once you have it started,…

1973 Cessna 177b (Cardinal) It’s probably not all that often that an airplane owner brings their plane in for an annual inspection and leaves with a smile. However, for seven years I was lucky enough to have that experience. During that time, I lived in Delaware, and the shop I used for my annual was…

Aerolineas Argentinas has signed for four Airbus A330-200s as part of a fleet modernisation plan. The purchase agreement follows a tentative deal for four 272-seat twinjets reached towards the end of last year. Aerolineas has yet to disclose an engine selection for the aircraft. It had originally said it intended to take delivery of two in early 2015,…

Author : Flight Global Deliveries of business and general aviation aircraft continued their resurgence last year thanks to the rising demand for midsize jets and piston-engined types, according to the latest statistics from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), released on 11 February. Worldwide shipments between January and December climbed by over 4% to 2,454…