Volume 26, Number 37c
September 20, 2019
Airbus Forecasts 39,210 New Aircraft Needed By 2038
Airbus expects the worldwide passenger and freighter aircraft fleet to more than double in the next twenty years, the company […]   Read this article
Borescopes Are So ... Intrusive
If you can’t handle the truth, don’t let your mechanic look for it. Self-delusion is a lot cheaper.   Read this article
AA Mechanic Accused Of Sabotage Denied Bail
A former American Airlines mechanic charged with willfully damaging, destroying or disabling an aircraft at Florida’s Miami International Airport (MIA) […]   Read this article
New Trainer Named To Honor Tuskegee Airmen
The U.S. Air Force’s new T-X trainer has officially been named the T-7A Red Hawk in honor of the Tuskegee […] Read this article

Citation 500 Turns 50
Textron Aviation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the inaugural flight of the Cessna Citation 500 business jet this week. […] Read this article

Redbird Closes Skyport FBO
Flight simulator manufacturer Redbird ended operations at its Redbird Skyport FBO last Saturday. The facility, located at Texas’ San Marcos […] Read this article

How Smart Is Your Cell Phone?
With much talk about modern avionics in recent years, from glass cockpits to ADS-B, one fact remains unchanged: most aircraft […] Read this article

Short Final: Lonely
Sept. 5, 2019. Hurricane Dorian is pounding the North Carolina shoreline. We are CAVU in Ohio headed for New England […] Read this article

Picture of the Week, September 19, 2019
I spotted this beauty on the ramp a few weeks ago when I came out to fly. Taken with my iPhone 8, no manipulations. Copyrighted photo by Ric Lee. Read this article