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How Green is the Aviation Industry?


From eco-friendly airports and airliners to innovative NextGen programs, here are a few ways that the aviation industry is trying to do its part.

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First Production HondaJet Debuts at Oshkosh 2014

The first production HondaJet took flight over the skies of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, marking a huge milestone for HondaJet Company.

Glider Will Fly to 90,000 Feet for Atmospheric Research

At Oshkosh, Perlan Group unveiled the Airbus Perlan Mission II, a project sponsored by Airbus Group that aims to fly a pressurized sailplane to heights greater than any other manned aircraft has ever flown.

King Air Celebrates 50 Years at Oshkosh 2014

EAA AirVenture 2014 was an extra special year for Beechcraft, who celebrated two significant milestones at Oshkosh: The 50th year of King Air production and the one-year anniversary of a major order from Wheels Up.

Aircraft Weight Classifications: Heavy, Large and Small

Aircraft are described as "heavy" or "large" in the aviation world. Here's what air traffic controllers and pilots really mean when they use these terms.

Flight Instructing: Not As Bad as You Think

Being a flight instructor isn't as bad as people say it is. Here's why!

5 Totally Free Ways to Build Flight Time

Building flight hours is an essential part of becoming a professional pilot. Here are a few suggestions for building flight hours without spending another dime.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Military Flying

Military aviation is a challenging and rewarding career field, and one that will easily prepare a young pilot for a future career as an airline pilot. Is the military for you?

The Role of a Safety Pilot

Safety pilots are necessary crew members when another pilot operates under simulated instrument conditions. They're there for - you guessed it - safety, to be the eyes and ears for the pilot flying while he's "under the hood."

From Private Pilot to Airline Pilot, and Everything in Between

The path from private pilot to airline pilot, including what certificates and ratings are required and how low-time pilots build enough flight hours for the airlines.

11 More Ways for Pilots to Build Flight Time

11 more time-building options for low time pilots who want to gain flight hours and experience.

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