Volume 27, Number 23a, June 1, 2020
 
 
Manned Launch Goes Flawlessly (Updated)
U.S. astronauts returned to space on a U.S. rocket on Saturday for the first time since the Space Shuttle was […]   Read this article
Dragon Flies: Impressive vs. Electrifying
SpaceX's textbook-perfect launch of its Dragon Crew spacecraft and docking with the ISS was a stunning success at a time when we really need one.   Read this article
Why the Dragon's Split Second Launch Timing is a Must
In this AVweb VODcast, former NASA lead flight director and KITPLANES editor at large Paul Dye explains why this week's launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft requires split-timing. It's a little like driving a really fast car with only a few quarts of gas in the tank. Read this article




Poll: What Did You Think of the SpaceX Dragon Launch?
  Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that’s you) on a topic of interest […] Read this article




Fourth SpaceX Starship Blows Up
SpaceX is four for four on the loss of prototypes of its silo-like Starship interplanetary vehicle after Serial Number 4 […] Read this article




Electric Caravan Makes First Flight
AeroTEC and magniX successfully conducted the first flight of their eCaravan all-electric Cessna 208B Grand Caravan on Thursday. The 30-minute […] Read this article




Nav Canada Raising Fees 29.5 Percent
The coronavirus pandemic will hit operators who fly in Canada squarely on the bottom line as Nav Canada, the not-for-profit […] Read this article




Epic Delivers First Two Certified E1000s
After a 16-year history with more twists and turns than a Robert Ludlum novel, Epic Aircraft has delivered two certified […] Read this article




More Details Emerge On Bizarre Pakistan Crash
After an unstable approach that resulted in an over-the-fence speed of more than 200 knots, the crew of a Pakistani […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, May 29, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about aircraft engine variants, the scrubbed SpaceX launch, and using a tablet in the cockpit. Read this article