Volume 28, Number 2c, January 8, 2021
Boeing Agrees to Pay $2.5 Billion In DOJ Settlement (UPDATED)
The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that Boeing has agreed to a $2.5 billion settlement in criminal charges relating […]   Read this article
DOT Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns
In a tweet this morning, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that she is resigning her post ahead of the upcoming […]   Read this article
NTSB To FAA: Watch Those CFIs
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a set of recommendations to the FAA intended to increase scrutiny on flight-instructor […] Read this article

Pattern Rage? Why Bother?
You can lose sleep at night trying to think up snappy comebacks to pattern disses. I've reached nirvana by ignoring them.  Read this article

How To Fly The Pattern Without Making An $#@ Of Yourself.
For some reason, pilots often make a hash of flying the traffic pattern with especially nasty arguments over straight-in approaches. […] Read this article

New Members Appointed To FAA Drone Advisory Committee
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced new appointments to the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) on Tuesday. According […] Read this article

Urban Aeronautics Gets First Order For CityHawk VTOL
Israel-based urban air mobility (UAM) company Urban Aeronautics announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Hatzolah Air […] Read this article

Retirement Project
A series of transitions defines every pilot’s life. For Bill Anton of Satanta, Kansas, retiring after 35 years as an […] Read this article

Poll: Will The FAA's New Drone Regulations Kill RC Flying?
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

Picture of the Week, January 7, 2021
Picture of the pilot mirror in our Stearman taken by my daughter in the front seat on her iPhone. The ultimate Selfie. Photo submitted by Greg Gilbert. Read this article