Industry Round-up, July 31, 2020

This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on new products from an engine and avionics upgrade provider, a distribution partnership for an...

FAA Issues AD For Aspen Evolution 2000 MAX, 2500 MAX Systems

The FAA has issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Aspen Avionics Evolution flight display systems due to an “automatic reset...

EAA Seeking Turf Operations At Oshkosh

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and representatives from Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) met with the FAA this week for a...

Boom, Rolls-Royce Partner On Supersonic Overture

Boom Supersonic announced on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement with Rolls-Royce to explore using a Rolls-Royce propulsion system for...

Short Final: Hood Up

In the early 1970s, I was a captain in the Kansas Army National...

Accident Probe: No Idea What’s Going On

No matter how successful we are in life, there’s always someone with a...

Top Letters And Comments, July 31, 2020

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the order in which to purchase a hangar and an airplane, Airbus' autonomous airliner experiment and AirVenture.


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Air Plains Services now offers drop-in EIS for Lycoming 180 hp pistons

Air Plains Services announced today it is offering the newly certified Lycoming Electronic Ignition System for its Lycoming 180 hp engines.
Went out flying to meet some friends for breakfast. Woodstock is a 1972 Cessna 150L with a Texas Taildragger Conversion. Taken with a Canon EOS 5D MKIII at the Pennridge Airport in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. Photo by Edward Figuli.

SpaceX Sticks the Landing

It was the first splashdown in almost half a century. Well worth the wait, but overdue.

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Garmin’s New aera 760 Portable GPS

Garmin's aera 760 is the latest in a long line of portable navigators and picks up where the previous aera 660 left...