Question of the Week

Question of the Week: Scared Yourself Lately? »

AOPA and the FAA say an angle of attack indicator might help prevent you from getting into trouble on approach and landing. What phase of flight gave you your last scare? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers ; click through to read what AVweb readers had to say on the subject. More

Question of the Week: Time to Privatize Air Traffic Services? »

The U.S. is an anomaly in most of the aviation world with a government-run air traffic system. Given the effect of the sequester, is it time to consider a privatized system, as suggested by by Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the Wright Brothers were really the first to achieve powered, controlled flight as conventional wisdom holds forth. Click through to see the breakdown of answers we received. More

Question of the Week: Were the Wrights Right? »

Jane's All The World's Aircraft has come out in favor of the notion that Gustav Whitehead first fulfilled the definition of powered, controlled flight a couple of years before the Wright Brothers. Were the Wrights better aviators, or did they just have a better photographer? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the sequester cuts will affect their flying; click through to see the breakdown of their answers. More

Question of the Week: How Will the Sequester Affect Your Flying? »

The full impact of the 5% budget cut is becoming known , and GA-oriented airports are bearing a significant portion of the impact. Will the sequester cut your flying? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they'd had encounters with drones in the air space; click through to see the breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: Ever Seen a Drone? »

An Alitalia pilot did on final to JFK. This week, we'd like to know if you've ever had an encounter with a pilotless aircraft while piloting yours. Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the absence of jet teams at air shows would affect their attendance; click through for a breakdown of their responses. More

Question of the Week: Air Shows Without Jet Teams? »

One of the impacts of sequestration will be an end to military flight displays. Will you still go to your local air show if there are no jets? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they'd ever flown with an unruly passenger; click through to see the breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: Ever Had an Unruly Passenger? »

Robert Chapin, an undergrad student at Eastern Michigan University is polling pilots of all stripes on the incidence of air rage on aircraft they're flying. Has it ever happened to you? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers about airline mergers; click through to see the breakdown of their answers. More

Question of the Week: Is Bigger Better? »

How have your airline experiences been lately? Is United better with Continental? Is Southwest better with AirTran? Are Delta and Northwest good together? Will American be better with US Airways? Is rationalization helping? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers what aerospace accomplishment they would pick to win this year's Collier Trophy; click through for the breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: What's Your Pick for the Collier Trophy? »

There are seven nominees this year , but we'll also give you a write-in opportunity. Remember that the award criteria stipulates that the winner goes to "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Who or what should win this year's Collier? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers about the state of their safety equipage; click through for a breakdown of their answers. More