Volume 28, Number 34c, August 20, 2021
AirVenture 2021: A Banner Year For Sales
AirVenture 2021 might not have set attendance records—although it was close—but it set sales on fire, according to some companies AVweb canvassed. Traffic through the booths and outdoor venues was, at times, shoulder to shoulder and more of the attendees[…]   Read this article
AOPA You Can Fly Curriculum Adopted By 300 Schools
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced on Tuesday that its You Can Fly High School Aviation STEM Curriculum will be used in 300 schools across 44 states during the 2021-2022 school year. According to the organization, the curriculum[…]   Read this article
Pipistrel Selects Honeywell Small UAV SATCOM System
Pipistrel has chosen Honeywell’s compact satellite communications (SATCOM) system for its fixed-wing Surveyor and unmanned Nuuva V300 and V20 platforms. According to Honeywell, its UAV SATCOM system is designed to provide unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV/drone) operators with global coverage and[…] Read this article

Hold Me Back
When I bought my Debonair from its previous owners, it had the original factory lap belts installed. As someone who had been flying airplanes equipped with three-point harnesses, it felt very exposed to be zooming around in something almost three[…] Read this article

2022 Aviation Design Challenge Registration Opens
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has officially opened registration for its annual Aviation Design Challenge high school competition. Now in its tenth year, the Aviation Design Challenge is aimed at promoting “careers in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering and[…] Read this article

Textron Aviation Launches Data Communications Upgrade Program
Textron Aviation has announced that it is collaborating with Honeywell Aerospace on a data communications upgrade program for Hawker 4000 and Cessna Citation Sovereign aircraft. The program will add Future Air Navigation System (FANS) controller-pilot data link communication (CPDLC) and[…] Read this article