The investigation into the loss of Aries Aviation International’s Piper PA-31 Navajo C-FNCI along with its pilot and a survey technician on Aug. 1, 2018, prompted Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) staff to do a deep dive into the literature on hypoxia. It seemed nearly certain that exposure to hypoxia and hyperventilation by the single pilot were prime causal factors in this case.
The lights have gone out in Kerrville
The maker of high-performance, single-engine, piston-powered light aircraft has closed its doors for the last time.
The company founded by Kenn Ricci is “a multibillion-dollar force,” from fractional operations to remanufacturing to engine parts.
Selected accidents and incidents, October/September 2019. The NTSB information is preliminary.
Eurocontrol faces the challenge on a daily basis of keeping ever increasing transborder traffic flowing, efficiently and safely while minimizing impact on the environment.
In the post-war 1950s, there was a belief among many that a personal whirlybird revolution would literally lift populations free of the surly macadam bonds.
Despite setbacks, Epic is a proven performer
After a long and tortuous evolution, Epic Aircraft may be soon delivering its single-engine turboprop.
A two-act combo watched by millions
In the mid-1940s, a skywriter by the name of Andy Stinis wanted to get aerial messages out more efficiently.
The mission: Save and secure wilderness airstrips
Schafer Meadow, an airstrip in a designated wilderness area, has a warning to visiting pilots: Watch for horses or big game on the 3,200-ft. grass runway.
It's all about differentiation
Small Swiss airframer Pilatus has big success with its highly versatile turboprop and jet business aircraft models.