Industry gathers to tackle pilot and mechanic shortage

More than 100 aviation professionals, representing government, industry, advocacy groups and other aspects of aviation, gathered in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2018, to discuss the shortage of pilots and mechanics facing the industry. “The aviation community has always come together to tackle its most pressing challenges, and today we need to do it again,” FAA […]

Picture of the day: At the boneyard

Frequent contributor Geremy Kornreich sent in this photo for Picture of day, acknowledging that it is not general aviation, but it is interesting. “A flock of Boeing 747s waits for better days — or perhaps, just the opportunity to donate parts, at Mojave Air Spaceport in Mojave, California,” he explains. The photo was taken Feb. 1, 2018. […]

Visiting the boneyard

Geremy Kornreich sent us this series of photos of the aircraft graveyard and storage space at the Davis Montham Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona which, he says, “is one of the most impressive and saddest places I’ve ever seen.” “Thousands of aircraft are in various stages of dismantlement, with a small percentage in resurrectable […]