Do You Know That You Can Build Homemade Ultralight Aircraft

If you have been flying an ultralight aircraft, you might be very confident and at ease to fly and travel any places you want to. The fear has not gone away, but surely it doesn't control you any longer. You just have to secure yourself and have the protection that is within your ability. You have to bring with you a radio or any mobile for you to...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Why You Should Get a Pilot License - Private Pilot Recreation

There is a multitude of hobbies that individuals can choose from that allows them a little bit of private or downtime for themselves. One that many may not think about is the opportunity of getting their private pilot's license.  Many individuals that love to fly have never given much thought in thinking that maybe they could obtain their...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Why Aviation Tape Is Boring

For the non-engineer, aviation tape is something you play with in arts and crafts. It's boring and brings me back to my childhood days of having to open birthday gifts that my friends' mothers over taped. Scratching, clawing, and banging the gifts trying to get through the tape's adhesive structure.
Dec 13, 2014 |

Aviation School: How To Get Your Private Pilot's License

Flying a plane is a rush for anyone. Very rarely do most people get to navigate a machine along a Jetstream, thousands of feet high. If you're interested in flying recreationally, it just takes some money, time, and the right aviation school to get you off the ground.
Dec 13, 2014 |

Understanding Aviation Language

Whether you're an experienced pilot, a rookie, or a co-pilot, it's important to understand the language of aviation. Here's a refresher course on pilot speak, along with some interesting facts from the July/August issue of FAA Safety Briefing. The language of aviation came about from a need for safety. To avoid pilots and controllers...
Dec 13, 2014 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More