Aircraft

Afghan Air Force injured by unusable plane – Afghan lawmakers

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) – A third of the Afghan Air Force planes are inoperative and there are no more American-made precision-guided rockets amid a massive drop in directed airstrikes by the United States, hampering Kabul’s efforts to halt Taliban advances, Afghan lawmakers said on Friday. The air power supplied …

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Russia unveils new fighter, Putin hails country’s air power

MOSCOW – Russian aircraft manufacturers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet with stealth capabilities and other advanced features. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the future warplane on display with great fanfare at the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Show. The air show opened on Tuesday in …

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Cross River to acquire three more planes, commissioner says

Our reporter The Cross River State government has announced that it will soon acquire three more aircraft to join the two that have started operating under Aero Contractors license. Cally Air Investment aircraft are marked as “Cally … proudly Cross River State”And are managed by Aero Airlines temporarily until the …

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AOPA Says FAA Pursues ‘Volunteer’ CFIs on Special Aircraft

AOPA warns flight instructors they cannot give free instruction in limited, experimental, and primary category aircraft without risking FAA sanctions. AOPA says the agency has attacked IFCs who have given instructions as volunteers citing regulations that say money doesn’t have to change hands for them to receive an ” compensation”. …

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