AVweb 'Classifieds POTW October 24 2022
Volume 29, Number 43a, October 24, 2022
Chinese Pilot Recruitment Probe Spreads
The governments of France, Australia and Canada have joined the U.K. investigating whether their retired military pilots are helping to train Chinese pilots. All three powers have warned their former employees, all of whom swore an oath to defend their[…]   Read this article
NBAA-BACE Show Is Back To 'Normal,' Which Is ... Unusual
This year’s NBAA-BACE, the 75th Anniversary edition, was the closest to “normal” that anyone has seen for a couple of years. But what does “normal” mean? And how has that become … abnormal … in the post-pandemic environment? Teeming crowds[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
NBAA 2022: ForeFlight For Business Aviation
ForeFlight has become just as popular for business aviation/turbine aircraft ops as it has for the lower end of the market, and the ForeFlight integrated flight app for business aviation is a suite of utilities aimed at professional flight crews[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'best edm choice
Gold's Gym Owner, Family Killed In Costa Rica Crash
Gold’s Gym owner Rainer Schaller and his wife and two children, all from Germany, were among six people believed killed in the crash of a German-registered Piaggio Avanti that crashed into the ocean off Port Limon Airport in Costa Rica[…] Read this article

Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Cuban Defector Flies Stolen An-2 To Florida
A Cuban pilot defected to Florida on Friday but there won’t be much intelligence to be gleaned from the government aircraft he stole. The pilot, identified by a Spanish publication as Ruben Martinez, flew an ancient Antonov An-2 single-engine biplane[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'Because staying in control is all that really matters'
B-1B Rolls For Airshow Crowd
It’s not often anyone rolls hundreds of thousands of pounds of tactical bomber at low level in front of 50,000 people, but that was the surprise patrons of the Edwards Air Force Base airshow were in for earlier this month.[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, October 21, 2022
Is Accident Reporting Making Us All Crazy? I learned to fly before the turn of the century. In my first year as a private pilot I subscribed to the Aviation Safety newsletter, it arrived every month and was pre-punched with[…] Read this article