Question of the Week

Question of the Week: The Future of Fighter Jets »

Given the escalating costs of the F-35 program , the ongoing problems with the F-22 , and the increasing capabilities of drones , is it time to rethink the strategy on military jets? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they carry survival gear as part of their regular emergency preparedness; click through to see the breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: Emergency Preparedness »

The news of a Cessna 172 crash and its aftermath has made us curious how prepared our readers are for an emergency situation in a remote area. Do you carry survival gear in your airplane? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers about Gary Connery's wingsuit flight and successful landing: Was it "a stunt"? Dangerous? Groundbreaking? Click through to see the breakdown of reader answers. More

Question of the Week: When Is a Stunt Too Reckless? »

Gary Connery made the record books on Tuesday by jumping out of an airplane and landing unscathed without a parachute . Did that cross some hypothetical line between legitimacy and lunacy? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers what they thought of Virgin Atlantic's decision to allow limited cell phone calls on trans-Atlantic flights; click through for the breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: Virgin Atlantic's New Cell Phone Policy »

Virgin Atlantic will allow six cell phone calls at a time on its London-New York flights. Is that a plus or minus for you? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers what kinds of cars they drive; click through to see the breakdown of answers we received. More

Question of the Week: What Do You Drive (on the Ground)? »

"I know it's a bit off-norm for the 'Question of the Week,'" writes AVweb reader Michael Sullivan , "but I work at a car dealership, and I see a ton of pilots (professional and non-professional) come in here. I'm curious to see what the pilot population is driving." Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they'd commented on AOPA and EAA's third-class medical reform proposal (at the request of another reader); click through to see the breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: How Much Sleep Do Pilots Need? »

The FAA is reworking its sleep rules for big iron pilots, and it's causing controversy. What are your personal standards? Plus: With Cirrus back in the small jet business, last week we asked if there's really a market for these aircraft; click through to see the breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: Is a Single-Engine Jet on Your Radar? »

Cirrus announced full funding for its Vision Jet program Wednesday , and the question remains the same: Is there a market for a personal jet? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the Reno Air Races could be made safer; click through for a breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: Any Advice for the Reno Air Races? »

The NTSB has had its say , and the recommendations are, in some cases, pretty equivocal. Can an event like this be made safer for spectators? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the aviation industry needs a sunnier disposition and more positive attitude; click through to see the breakdown of responses. More

Question of the Week: Has the Aviation Industry Lost Its Edge? »

The Aircraft Electronics Association launched its convention in Washington with a rallying cry to the industry to be progressive and to be proud of what it does. If the aviation industry is broke, will an attitude adjustment fix it? Plus: Back before Sun 'n Fun, we asked which of the possible contenders AVweb readers see as the likely fuel of tomorrow; click through for a breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: Fuel of the Future »

As we found in our European tour, 100 octane (leaded or not) is a diminishing presence there in favor of mogas and diesel. Now Lycoming has committed to 91UL. Who's right? Plus: Last week, we asked about fear of heights and pilots; click through to see the breakdown of answers. More