Volume 26, Number 36a
September 9, 2019
 
 
FAA Issues TFR For Bahamian Airspace
The FAA has banned unauthorized U.S. aircraft from entering Bahamian airspace to clear the airspace for government and sanctioned humanitarian […]   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
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
Hall Wins Final Red Bull Air Race Championship
Australia’s Matt Hall became the last ever Red Bull Air Race champion on Sunday with a third-place finish in the […] 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




MAX Simulator Sales Spike
Airlines have ordered dozens of MAX simulators since the planes were grounded earlier this year. In its most recent quarterly […] Read this article




Door Blows During 777X Pressurization Test
Boeing’s next generation 777X project suffered a setback on Thursday when a door blew off during pressurization tests. There were […] Read this article




Airline Mechanic Accused Of Sabotage
An American Airlines mechanic was arrested on Thursday on charges of willfully damaging or disabling an aircraft at Florida’s Miami […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, September 6, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Boeing 737 MAX and regulating supersonic aircraft. Read this article




Picture of the Week, September 5, 2019
This Piper Saratoga was on the ramp at Thermal, California (KTRM), with the San Jacinto Mountains in the background. I took this photo with a Nikon D500 using a Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8 lens. It is a 15 second exposure that was processed in Adobe Lightroom. Copyrighted photo by Scott Randell. Read this article




Air Force Tests Robot Pilot
The Air Force has flown a Cessna 206 with a robotic pilot it says can essentially turn an aircraft into […] Read this article