This is the place for all things related to the Aviation industry, Aircraft, Flying, and everything you ever wanted to know about this exciting industry. If you have a passion for flying machines, the pilots that fly them, major news events, and the future of the industry, you have come to the right place! We look at the many advances in the world of aviation, especially technology in both electronics, computerization, and new inventions that are making flying less dependent on the flight crew and more automation, not always a good thing. The aviation industry has undergone spectacular innovation and upgrades in the last half-century. We are a long way from our roots, the Wright Brothers and their first flight, December 17, 1903. Today there are over 4 billion people flying passengers and revenues well over 6 Billion dollars! Baby, we have traveled a long way from humble beginnings.