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Syllabus to change after CASA listens to helicopter industry voices

CASA has opened the door to trainee helicopter pilots in Australia being able to gain their licences after a 105 hour course, instead of...

Museum highlights department’s fleet

An exhibition opening tomorrow at Melbourne’s Airways Museum remembers a time when Australia’s aviation regulator was also an aviation operator. Airways Museum spokesman Phil Vabre...
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Film shows drama of Las Vegas engine explosion

The US National Transportation Safety Board has issued a video of the fire that forced the evacuation of a British Airways Boeing 777 in...

Government officials hack airliner

A team of government, industry and academic officials has demonstrated remote hacking of a commercial aircraft, a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official...

Flashback Friday: Remembering a remarkable ditching

On Saturday a brief ceremony near New York City will honour two of the 31 people involved in an extraordinary aviation survival story. Flight engineer...

Air taxi firm secures $90 million flag fall

Electric aircraft maker Lilium has announced a $US90 million investment that it says will allow them to have autonomous electric flying vehicles in operation...

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Hot and confused

A tangle of misinformation about engine bay flammable fluid flexible hoses needs clearing up Dangerous ideas are not always outrageous. Sometimes they arise out of...

Rationalising airworthiness

Thomas P. Turner The pilot of a vintage Cessna 120 taildragger noticed over time that the aeroplane’s battery would not always hold a charge. It...
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The cable saga

In the five years since a very near miss put the issue of flight control deterioration into clear focus, sixty-one unserviceable and potentially dangerous...

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