Volume 26, Number 36b
September 11, 2019
Airline Testing Aircraft Inspection Drones
Austrian Airlines is testing out a new system that uses autonomous drones to inspect its aircraft for paintwork and structural […]   Read this article
Airbus Delivers 1000th Super Puma
Airbus announced the delivery of its 1,000th Super Puma twin-engine utility helicopter on Friday. The aircraft, an H215 model, went […]   Read this article
Airbus Delivers First US-Made EC145e
Shreveport-based Metro Aviation has accepted the first Airbus EC145e helicopter produced at the manufacturer’s Columbus, Mississippi, plant. It’s the first […]   Read this article
New Spirit Seats Still Close But More Comfortable
Low-cost Spirit Airlines announced new seats going into its fleet of Airbus aircraft that, while no farther apart, are said […] Read this article

So Long, "Mad Dog"
Time waits for no man, nor any airplane. So explains American Airlines’ retirement of last week of the long-running McDonnell […] Read this article

British Airways Cancels Nearly All Flights
British Air has canceled “nearly 100 percent [of] our flights” due to an ongoing pay dispute with its pilots. “Unfortunately, […] Read this article

Admit It: You Want A Flamethrower Drone
Well, maybe you don't. But the fact that these exist give the FAA regulatory heartburn nearly as hot as the drone's flaming stream of gasoline. Read this article

Bahamas Relief Flights: Tap The Brakes
In time of natural disasters like Dorian, GA pilots are spring-loaded to help. But for now, writing a check is better than flying a mission. Read this article

General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports […] Read this article

Boeing Top MAX Pilot Takes The Fifth Over Document Subpoena
The former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX has invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and refused to turn […] Read this article

Britannica Knowledge Systems to Reveal New Capabilities at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Summit
Britannica Knowledge Systems is featuring new Fox Training Management System capabilities in self-service show demos at this year's APATS in Singapore. Read this article