Volume 27, Number 46a, November 9, 2020
New 5G Plan Could Jam Radar Altimeters
The Radio Technical Committee for Aeronautics (RTCA) is warning that a plan to allow 5G cell signals in radio spectrum […]   Read this article
Can A Computer Think Like A Pilot? It’s A Trivial Question
In some ways, it's the wrong question to ask. First, we need to think about what it will take to get there.   Read this article
AVweb VODCAST: Why Electric Airplane Designers Are Turning To Hybrid Drives
Although some are in denial about it, the love affair with batteries for electric airplanes is, for the short term, […] Read this article

Poll: Can a Computer Think Like a Pilot?
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll.  Read this article

Electric Wingsuit Tested
Electric propulsion is getting into all facets of aviation and now an Austrian skydiver has flown an electrically boosted wingsuit. […] Read this article

FAA Extends TFR Over Biden Residence
With vote counting ongoing in the U.S. election, the FAA has extended a temporary flight restriction (TFR) over Democratic presidential […] Read this article

Transplant Heart Survives Helicopter Crash
A pilot was slightly injured but a life was also saved in the aftermath of the crash of a helicopter […] Read this article

Branson To Go To Space By March
Sir Richard Branson hopes to become the second billionaire to go to space in early 2021 to kick off his […] Read this article

China GA Growing Slowly
China has taken stock of its general aviation industry and participation and is now reporting that there are 509 “general […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, November 6, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about machines flying airplanes, flying cars, good landings and STOL competitions. Read this article