Category Archives: Industry News

Elevate Your Aircraft’s Performance with Premier Exhaust Maintenance from Knisley Welding

Aircraft exhaust maintenance is one of the trickiest parts of keeping a vintage plane in top shape. The fact that its components are hard to come by has made maintenance even more difficult. Since private aircraft or air taxis have a specific target market, there are not a lot of mechanics who can service such vehicles. Here at Knisley Exhaust, we pride ourselves on having a complete inventory of parts and employing only the most skilled aircraft mechanics in the industry. Our experience and capacity have led us to handle and service the big brands of the aircraft industry, namely ...

10 Must-Visit Aviation Museums in the US for Enthusiasts

The US has a long and distinguished history when it comes to aviation and space travel. For this reason, it makes sense that our country has a good number of museums dedicated to the history and science of flight. That said, if you’re the type who is fascinated and amazed by the history behind the planes, pilot uniforms, and other aircraft-related memorabilia on display, then you might want to visit some of the best aviation museums the United States has to offer. Here are our choice recommendations for the top aircraft museums in the country. 1. The Smithsonian’s National ...

Wisk Aero’s Historic Milestone: World’s First Public Demonstration of Fully Autonomous eVTOL Flight

In a momentous leap forward for the future of aviation, Wisk Aero, an innovative Advanced Air Mobility company, recently achieved a groundbreaking feat by conducting the world's first public demonstration of a fully autonomous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) fixed-wing air taxi. The history-making event took place at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023 on July 26th, where Wisk showcased its 5th Generation autonomous eVTOL technology demonstrator, Cora.   During the demonstration, the eVTOL air taxi successfully executed multiple transitions between hover and wing-borne flight, highlighting its ability to seamlessly maneuver and operate under autonomous control.    The flight maneuvers included intricate ...

Merlin’s Automated Flight Control System Takes to the Skies

In the ever-evolving landscape of aviation technology, a new player has emerged that promises to reshape the future of flight. Merlin, a pioneering aviation technology company, has taken a significant stride towards achieving fully autonomous flight with its successful demonstration of an automated flight control system in a Cessna Caravan flying cargo routes in the challenging terrain of Alaska.   This breakthrough has far-reaching implications for aviation safety and efficiency, with potential benefits extending to California's aviation sector.   Merlin Labs and the Path to Automation Merlin, founded in 2018 and headquartered in Boston, is at the forefront of revolutionizing aviation ...

AirVenture Oshkosh 2023: Record Attendance and Cutting-Edge Aviation Innovations

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2023, the premier annual gathering for aviation enthusiasts and industry professionals, reached new heights of success this year, setting records in attendance and featuring groundbreaking aviation innovations. Organized by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the event took place at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.   With over 677,000 attendees, 10,000 aircraft, and a myriad of awe-inspiring exhibits, this year's event underscored the unwavering spirit of flight that unites enthusiasts from across the globe.   Here are some key highlights from the event: Record-Breaking Figures This year's AirVenture Oshkosh event shattered previous records: Over 10,000 aircraft descended upon Wittman Regional Airport ...

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