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Volume 30, Number 32a, August 7, 2023
Aeroflot Reportedly Flying Nine Airliners Without Brakes (Clarified)
Aerotime says the Moscow Times is reporting that Aeroflot has deactivated the brakes on at least six widebody airliners and three single-aisle because it can’t get replacements for worn-out parts due to trade sanctions. Pilots have been told to compensate[…]   Read this article
GAMI Should Be Allowed To Sink Or Swim On Its Own
Early in the week at AirVenture, GAMA’s Pete Bunce declared that the market would determine which of multiple unleaded avgas products would ultimately prevail. What he failed to mention is that GAMA, the other alphabets and the EAGLE industry consortium[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
AirVenture 2023: Warbird Tram
The EAA Warbirds of America area of AirVenture Oshkosh is one of the most popular attractions on the site. But with acres to cover, it can be difficult—and exhausting—to see everything. One remedy is to hop on the Warbird Tram,[…] Read this article

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Video Screen Grab Shows Close Call At Logan
The NTSB has released a screen grab of a flight deck video that shows just how close a chartered Learjet 60 came to a JetBlue ERJ-190 at Boston’s Logan Airport on Feb. 27, 2023. A pilot in the jumpseat of[…] Read this article

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Air Force Tests 'Responsible' AI Combat System
The Air Force has put artificial intelligence that was trained by machine learning in the pilot seat of a drone and said it did just fine. A government news release said the three-hour flight of the high-performance jet XQ-58A Valkyrie[…] Read this article

First Eight Ukrainian F-16 Trainees Selected
The first eight Ukraine air force pilots to train on F-16s have been chosen and it appears English fluency is a requirement. The first eight are all fluent and another 20 with some English are heading to England this month[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, August 4, 2023
Who You Gonna Call? Good article on SAR coordination. It’s a complicated system with many players but letting everyone know exactly where you are can have a dramatic effect on search and rescue time. I have an ARTEX ME406 in[…] Read this article