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Air Force Turns To 3D Printing For Legacy Parts

Wired is reporting that next generation 3D manufacturing processes are coming to the rescue of warplanes designed with slide rules and blueprints....

Textron Laying Off Hundreds

Textron is laying off 875 people including some in its aviation division and closing some facilities just before Christmas as part of...

Crooked FAA Inspector Jailed Six Years

A former FAA inspector who claims he was “promoting aviation” has been sentenced to six years in jail for a string of...

Helicopter Fatality Rate Stalls

After dropping steadily for most of the past two decades, the helicopter accident and fatal accident rates have plateaued and the FAA...

Short Final: Michelin Man

In upstate South Carolina, Michelin has a number of plants that manufacture tires...

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

AVweb's General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister...

Top Letters And Comments, December 6, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the end of Trade-A-Plane's print edition, the U.S. Air Force pilot shortage and aircraft maintenance costs.

Luxury Design Goes Vertical

Transcend Air Corporation announced today that its partnering with renowned VIP aircraft interior design firm Huslig Collective in the building of the new luxury edition of its VTOL aircraft, the Vy 400R.

Wizz Air Selects Fox as their TMS of Choice

Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost airline, has selected Fox by Britannica Knowledge Systems, as their TMS system.
Autumn view from my living room in Northern Nevada. Shot with a Samsung smart phone. No editing. Photo by Pierre Redmond.

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City Of LAX: A Marvel In Timelapse

In this stunning timelapse film, Chris Pritchard expertly reveals the hidden views and complex layers of movement of the world's third busiest...

City Of LAX: Hidden Views Revealed

Los Angeles International Airport--LAX--is the third busiest on the planet. Chris Pritchard's superb timelapse film reveals a fascinating backstory.