Volume 27, Number 37a, September 7, 2020
OIG Says BasicMed Needs Work
The FAA needs to improve oversight of BasicMed to ensure pilots who use it are actually entitled to do so, […]   Read this article
Resurgence Of The RG
Cirrus and Columbia all but buried the idea of retractable gear for high-performance singles. Pipistrel and Diamond are bringing it back.   Read this article
Pipistrel's V300 Autonomous Cargo Aircraft Explained
This week, the innovative Slovenian company Pipistrel Vertical Solutions announced a new autonomous eVTOL aircraft, which it hopes to have […] Read this article

Drone Carries Freight To Offshore Oil Platform
A Camcopter S-100 drone made the first commercial drone delivery to an offshore oil platform in late August and it […] Read this article

Air Force Eying Supersonic Air Force One
The Air Force is toying with the idea of giving the president a supersonic ride to his or her international […] Read this article

Sun ‘N Fun To Host Holiday Flying Festival
Sun ‘n Fun has announced that it will be hosting a holiday flying festival and car show at Florida’s Lakeland […] Read this article

Poll: Are You Ready To Attend An Outdoor Aviation Event?
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll. Read this article

Aviation A Smaller Contributor To Climate Change Than Previously Thought
Aviation has a smaller impact on climate change than previously thought but it’s also growing rapidly and its effects are […] Read this article

Airbus Spill-Proofs A350 Consoles
For the want of a good fitting cup holder, Airbus had to reengineer the center console of its new flagship […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, September 4, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about hand propping aircraft, urban air mobility and taking COVID-19 precautions while flying. Read this article

Industry Round-up, September 4, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new manual for an app-based aviation radio simulator, touchless temperature testing […] Read this article