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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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Boeing Announces Ab Initio Flight Training Program

Boeing announced at EAA AirVenture that it was beginning an ab initio flight training program in response to increasing pilot demands. The Pilot Development Program will take pilots from zero pilot hours to being type-rated in a Boeing jet.

1 Killed in Small Plane Crash at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

A small plane crashed while landing on Thursday morning at Wittman Regional Airport (KOSH) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, claiming the life of the pilot during the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh aviation event.

Boeing Releases 2014 Pilot Outlook

Boeing released its 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, and it seems that the industry continues to see a significant growth pattern across the globe.

EAA Builds an Airplane in One Week at EAA AirVenture

Building an airplane can be simplified with a ready-to-build kit and a little help from EAA's support programs, making flying easy and affordable.

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.

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