Volume 26, Number 29a
July 22, 2019
 
 
AirVenture Arrivals: Yeah, It’s Wet, Check Text Updates First (Updated)
Some five inches of heavy rain ahead of opening day for AirVenture 2019 have turned parking and camping areas a […]   Read this article
Now, From Someone Totally Oblivious On July 20, 1969
Was there some kind of space thing that day? Might have seen something on TV. Not sure.   Read this article
Australia, Europe Ground GippsAero GA8
Australia has grounded all 63 of the domestically built GippsAero GA8 Airvans registered in that country and EASA is allowing […]   Read this article
Podcast: Mike Busch On Airplane Ownership
In this podcast, A&P/IA, author, AVweb founder and CEO of Savvy Aviation Mike Busch talks about owning and maintaining airplanes, […] Read this article




Apollo 11 In Photos
As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the Sea of Tranquility on July 20, 1969, AVweb […] Read this article




Beaver Floatplane Crashes Kill Up To 13
The latest in a series of floatplane crashes in Alaska has created a notable statistic on the type of aircraft […] Read this article




Redbird Launches GIFT Instrument Rating, Corvus
Redbird Flight Simulations introduced GIFT Instrument Rating, a companion training program for Redbird simulators that is uses AI-monitored lessons and […] Read this article




Industry Round-up, July 19, 2019
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on an upcoming fly-in in New Mexico, an aircraft financing company’s 25th anniversary […] Read this article




AirVenture Time Capsule: 2018
Last year, Oshkosh saw record crowds, playing host to about 601,000 visitors from 87 countries, along with accommodating more than […] Read this article




Picture of the Week, July 18, 2019
An artist paints a portrait of the 1929 Waco GXE at the 60th Annual National Waco Club Reunion at Wynkoop Field in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. The event was attended by 32 Wacos. This photo was taken with a Nikon D7500. It is uncropped and adjusted for contrast. Copyrighted photo by John E. Rees. Read this article




Short Final: Airport In Sight
Returning home to Peachtree DeKalb airport in metro Atlanta, I heard the following: Atlanta Approach: “Citation 1234, expect the visual […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, July 19, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about EAA founder Paul Poberezny, Pipistrels training future Air Force pilots and the legacy of Apollo 11. Read this article