Question of the Week

Question of the Week: Will You Be a Space Tourist? »

Virgin Galactic celebrated the construction of its spaceport in New Mexico on Monday, and 450 people have signed up for suborbital flights so far. We want to know: Would you like to go? Plus: Last week, we asked what the top story out of this year's NBAA Convention was; click through to see how AVweb readers answered. More

Question of the Week: NBAA's Top Story »

We've just wrapped up our coverage of the 2011 NBAA Convention in Las Vegas, and now we'd like to hear from you. What do you think the big news out of NBAA was? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb if the FAA was on track with mandating 700 hours of flight time for first officers on airlines; click through to see the breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: How Many Hours Do You Need to Sit in the Right Seat on an Airliner? »

The FAA now says an airline first officer should have a minimum of 700 hours , up from 250 but far less than the 1,500 that was originally proposed. Does the number of hours really matter? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers about AOPA and EAA's joint attempt to push reform of the third class medical certificate; click through to see a breakdown of the answers we received. More

Question of the Week: Third Class Medicals and Recreational Flying »

EAA and AOPA will propose to the FAA that the driver's license medical that now applies to Sport Pilot certificate holders be expanded, and their initial suggestion is that it be limited to the ability to fly four-place aircraft (with one passenger) having 180 horsepower or less, fixed gear, day VFR. What do you think? Plus: On our way out the door to the AOPA Summit two weeks ago, we was AVweb readers what aviation issue they believe should be AOPA's top priority as an organization. Click through to see the breakdown of answers. More

Question of the Week: Job #1 for AOPA? »

It's AOPA Summit next week. What should be the organization's main priority? Plus: Last week, we asked if 9/11 and its aftermath have affected the flying habits of AVweb readers; click through to see how they answered. More

Question of the Week: GA and September 11 -- Ten Years Later »

It's been a decade since the 9/11 terrorist attacks . We'd like to know if 9/11 and its aftermath have affected your flying. Plus: Last week, we asked if airline pilots are becoming too reliant on automation and "forgetting how to 'fly the airplane'"; click through to see how AVweb readers responded. More

Question of the Week: How Are Your Pilot Skills? »

This one is mainly for the pro pilots in our midst. Bill Voss of the Flight Safety Foundation says pilots are suffering from "automation addiction" and unable to cope with systems loss. What do you think? Plus: Last week, we asked if EAA's Young Eagles-inspired program for adults can attract new pilots the world of general aviation; click through to see what AVweb readers had to say on the subject. More

Question of the Week: Can Adults Fill the Pilot Training Gap? »

EAA is launching a Young Eagles-type program for adults . Will it help? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if the development of high-tech Russian and Chinese fighter jets represent and end to the American century of air superiority; click through to see how they answered. More

Question of the Week: Is the U.S. Losing Air Superiority? »

Russia unveiled its answer to the F-22 this week (while the F-22 is grounded for safety issues ), and the Chinese are busily testing a similar platform . Are they flashes in the pan, or is the U.S. falling off the cutting edge of military design? Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if they agreed with a study predicting that pilots make better business executives; click through to see how they answered. More

Question of the Week: Pilots as CEOs »

A new study out of Notre Dame has determined that chief executive officers who are also pilots lead their companies especially well. This week, we'd like to know how that gibes with your experience. Plus: Last week, we asked AVweb readers if D.B. Cooper had finally been identified; click through to see how many readers claim to know the real story. More