Volume 27, Number 18a, April 27, 2020
Embraer Protests Canceled Boeing Deal
Embraer will likely sue Boeing after the collapse of a $4.2 billion deal to buy Embraer’s commercial aircraft division. Boeing […]   Read this article
Nothing Sparks Fear And Loathing Like A Stoolie
Cirrus' innovative IQ monitoring system ought to be a home run. Nope. Pilots worry about privacy and enforcement.    Read this article
Roy Halladay Crash Dissected
On April 14th, 2020, the NTSB released the docket for the fatal crash of an Icon A5 piloted by baseball star Roy Halladay. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli comments on the docket findings. You can find the full report on the NTSB site at https://tinyurl.com/y8srdpmc Read this article

Poll: Do You Favor Cirrus-Style Real-Time Monitoring?
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

Russian Pilots Go Viral In Dangerous Sales Job
A retired top U.S. military official says showboating Russian fighter pilots are posturing for social media, trying to go viral […] Read this article

Perth Airport Confiscates Virgin Airliners
Perth Airport in Australia has seized an unspecified number of airliners belonging to Virgin Australia to secure debts owed by […] Read this article

FAA Responds Quickly To COVID Drone Waiver
COVID-19 has prompted the FAA to loosen its notoriously tight restrictions on drones flying beyond visual line of site (BVLOS). […] Read this article

Sun ‘n Fun Launches Home Edition
With the 46th annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Sun ‘n […] Read this article

EHang To Build Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Port
China-based urban air mobility company EHang has announced plans to build an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) port in Hezhou, China. […] Read this article

Westchester Airport To Close Temporarily
With commercial flights dwindling to nearly none at all, Westchester County, New York, has announced that it will close the […] Read this article

GA Pilots Give Health Workers Aerial Tribute
What it lacked in the speed and precision of the Thunderbirds’ Las Vegas show of support for essential workers, a […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, April 24, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about using airliners for freight, the Halladay accident and high-risk pilot behaviors, and SpaceX's plans for itsfirst crewed launch. Read this article