AVweb 'Classifieds POTW October 17 2022
Volume 29, Number 42a, October 17, 2022
BizAv Booms With COVID Newcomers
Honeywell’s tone-setting business aviation forecast will set a positive undercurrent for this week’s NBAA-BACE convention, which starts Tuesday in Orlando. The forecast, always released on the eve of the big convention, says forecast deliveries by business aircraft manufacturers have increased[…]   Read this article
Is Accident Reporting Making Us All Crazy?
If a thing happens, say, 1000 times a year or about three times a day, is it worth reporting as news? That’s the calculus on aviation accidents, which we report on semi-regularly here on AVweb. We’re not especially consistent about[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
AVweb Rewind: 75th Anniversary of Chuck Yeager's Mach 1 Flight
Today, Oct. 14, is the 75th anniversary of Chuck Yeager’s landmark supersonic flight in the Bell X-1. The flight occurred over what is now Edwards Air Force Base but what was a windblown and desolate Lake Muroc, California. In this[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'best edm choice
Frasca 'Realistic Sim for pro training
Delta Helping MIT Reduce Climate Warming Contrails
Delta Air Lines is working with MIT to eliminate what it says is “one of aviation’s largest environmental impacts.” The airline says it wants to help MIT eliminate “persistent contrails,” which it says trap heat and warm the earth. Pam[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
Personal Bag Tracking Gets FAA Nod
Since the airlines seem particularly challenged at keeping track of baggage these days, the FAA has cleared passengers to monitor their checked luggage’s location themselves. According to PocketLint the agency has ruled that operating Apple AirTags can be fastened to[…] Read this article

Gene Borne To Be Inducted Into EAA Ultralights Hall of Fame
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has named Gene Borne as its 2022 inductee to the EAA Ultralights Hall of Fame, highlighting that his “involvement and dedication to flight safety mirrors nearly the entire history of the ultralight movement.” Borne got[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, October 14, 2022
Low-Viz Takeoffs Just because you can doesn’t mean you should, though anyone suggesting a zero-zero makes it easy to determine whose aviation judgement I would trust my loved ones with. The crews wearing the big boy pants have thoroughly engineered/tested[…] Read this article