Volume 28, Number 36c, September 3, 2021
Aircraft Deliveries Rise In Q2 2021
Piston, turboprop, business jet and helicopter deliveries have risen across all segments during the first six months of 2021, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Released on Wednesday, the organization’s report on general aviation aircraft shipments and billings[…]   Read this article
CAP Assists With Hurricane Ida Damage Assessment
The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Louisiana Wing has joined Hurricane Ida emergency response efforts to assist with assessing the damage caused by storm. According to CAP, its aircrews and ground teams have been deployed to gather photos and data for[…]   Read this article
One Rescued, Five Missing In Navy Helicopter Crash (Updated)
One person has been rescued and five remain missing after the crash of a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk on Tuesday. According to the Navy, the helicopter, which was embarked aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, was “operating on deck before crashing[…] Read this article

Joby, NASA Partner To Measure eVTOL Noise
Joby Aviation has announced that it will be working with NASA to study the acoustic signature of its all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The tests, which will be part of NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign, will[…] Read this article

Decision Time
I didn’t buy this GlaStar intending to commit significant resources to the engine in the first year. Indeed, few of us intend to do that—but it happens. Who does that? But I always knew it was a possibility. My GlaStar’s[…] Read this article

Four Dead In Citation Crash
A Citation 560X business jet crashed into a building in Farmington, Connecticut, on Thursday, killing the two pilots and two passengers onboard. The aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from Plainville’s Robertson Airport (4B8) at a little before 10 a.m.[…] Read this article