Volume 27, Number 19b, May 6, 2020
 
 
Boeing Rolls Out Loyal Wingman Unmanned Aircraft
An Australia-based team led by Boeing presented its Loyal Wingman autonomous unmanned aircraft prototype to the Royal Australian Air Force […]   Read this article
Second 777X Takes Flight
Boeing’s second 777X successfully completed its first flight last Thursday, departing from Everett, Washington, and landing at Seattle’s Boeing Field […]   Read this article
GE Plans More Aerospace Cuts, United Signals A Warning
Last month, in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, GE announced a series of furloughs and reductions totaling 10 […] Read this article




Garmin’s Autoland Earns Fast Company Accolade
Fast Company magazine has named Garmin’s Autoland technology as a finalist in its “2020 World Changing Ideas Award.” The tech […] Read this article




How We All Feel About COVID
Greggor Hines took to the skies last week to express his feelings about the COVID-19 epidemic. Using his father’s Piper […] Read this article




KITPLANES Builder Profile: A Checkered Past
Bob Bounds' Bearcoupe build is a testament to ingenuity, resilience, and a never-say-die attitude. Scott Spangler reports.  Read this article




Short Final: Nav Problems
On a recent trip from Illinois to Arkansas, we overheard the following exchange: Razorback Approach: “Cessna Two Three Tango, Razorback […] Read this article




Aircraft Spruce Becomes Exclusive Hartzell Distributor
Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), the subsidiary responsible for engine accessories such as alternators, starters and turbochargers, has made Aircraft Spruce […] Read this article




Accident Probe: The Zero-Zero Takeoff
One challenge all instrument-rated pilots face from time to time is the zero-zero takeoff, one in which the ceiling and […] Read this article




EAA's Tough (Right) Call
Two months ago, canceling AirVenture seemed unthinkable. But now it's done and painful as it is, it's the right decision.  Read this article




Poll: Was It Right To Cancel AirVenture?
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




Blue Angels Atlanta Flyby
You no doubt saw last week's rare combined Blue Angels and Thunderbird flyby of several U.S. cities to honor health care workers toiling against COVID-19. But you certainly didn't see it like this. In spectacular cockpit footage, see what the pilots see when flying a tight formation flyby.  Read this article