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New footage of DC GA Flyover

An enhanced video of AOPA's National Celebration of General Aviation Flyover of Washington, D.C., includes previously unreleased footage and the best look yet at the epic aerial parade.

7 June 2024General Aviation
Switchblade Flying Sports Car Achieves First Flight

Pioneering flying car, the Switchblade, recently completed its maiden flight in Washington State.

9 November 2023News
Paul Kollsman

Kollsman invented the world’s first accurate barometric altimeter.

31 January 2023Remembering the Pioneers
Lincoln Beachey

During the early 1900s, he was known as ‘the man who owns the sky.’ A hundred years later, some refer to him as the ‘father of aerobatics.’ Lincoln Beachey was arguably the most famous pilot of whom you have never heard.

31 January 2023Airshows
Horizon Aircraft Completes Hover Testing of VTOL Prototype

On January 4, Horizon Aircraft, an advanced aerospace engineering company, announced that it has successfully completed initial hover testing of its 'Cavorite X5' scale prototype.

5 January 2023Commercial aviation
ChatGPT and Aviation Journalism

Initial thoughts on ChatGPT - an aviation magazine editor’s perspective.

29 December 2022News
Switchblade Flying Car reservations exceed 100 per month

Samson Sky, creators of the Switchblade Flying Car has seen Reservations for its flying car climb to over 100 Reservations per month for the past six months.

6 December 2022General Aviation
International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu 2022

At last, the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu has returned to the delight of festivalgoers.

26 October 2022General Aviation
What to expect at AirVenture 2022

What can visitors expect at this year’s edition of AirVenture? Here are a few elements unique to AirVenture 2022.

5 June 2022Airshows
Aviation Insurance 102 Part 2

In part one of our article on assessing your own risk we covered the potential risks facing Commercial Aviation Business and Airport Occupants and how insurance can be used as a way to protect yourself and your business. Now we’re going to look at potential risks for aircraft owners, both private and commercial.

1 May 2022Insurance
Trying it on for Size

As we all know, “test driving” an aircraft is not the same as test driving a vehicle. You don’t pop down to your local dealership and take out the latest model for 30 mins, to see how it handles and how it feels.

1 May 2022Aircraft Ownership
100 Years of Autogyros

1922 was a pivotal year in the history of autogyros. Let's take a look back and see what has made these unique-looking aircraft stand the test of time.

1 May 2022General Aviation