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 |

Aviation Picture Hangar

Image compilation of assorted aviation models taken from museums and airshow events.
Apr 5, 2016 |

British Aviation Archaeological Council

National body for aviation archaeologists and researchers of military crashes; includes a list of members and news, and a collection of research resources.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Aviation Models

Gallery of different products specializing in miniature versions of aircraft models.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Dark Matter: Militar Aviation

Contains details about the aircrafts in Sweden. Highlights list of air force vehicles in active service.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Academy of Model Aeronautics

One of the world's most thrilling and high tech sports, model aviation. Whether you want to hear the whine of a turbine-powered jet, learn to fly a helicopter, pilot your own giant-scale aircraft, or enjoy a quiet afternoon soaring your sailplane with friends, the AMA can show you where to find instructors.
Mar 1, 2016 |

The Worlds Air Sports Federation - Fédération Aéronautique Internationale

The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI - The World Air Sports Federation, was founded in 1905.It is a non-governmental and non-profit making international organisation with the basic aim of furthering aeronautical and astronautical activities worldwide, ratifying world and continental records and coordinating the...
Feb 23, 2016 |

WNC Aviation

Learn to fly with an FAA certified flight school.  We offer Private Pilot to ATP training at great rates.
Feb 16, 2016 |

Heart of England Balloons

Based near Stratford on Avon in Shakespeare country, Heart Of England Balloons offer hot air balloon flights from many locations in the Heart of England: Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, the West Midlands, Worcestershire and the Peak District. Heart of England Balloons has been offering passenger hot air balloon flights since 1988. We...
Jan 4, 2008 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More