Volume 27, Number 8a, February 17, 2020
 
 
Bombardier Focuses On Bizjet Business
Bombardier is selling its train business to French rail giant Alsom and focusing exclusively on its business jet company according […]   Read this article
The Rime of the Ancient Aviator
Are IFR skills forever? The scan might be, but the rest of it will likely need some work. Sometimes, it's all about the app.   Read this article
Best Of The Web: How Merlins Were Built
Anyone who has visited Oshkosh has heard the unique exhaust song of the Rolls-Royce Merlin. Nearly 150,000 of these iconic […] Read this article




Gulfstream G700 Flies
Gulfstream’s new flagship G700 business jet had its first flight on Friday. The flight lasted two hours and 32 minutes […] Read this article




COVID-19 Fears Briefly Ground Airliners, Kalitta Flights Bring Ship Passengers Home
As many as eight airliners were briefly delayed at London’s Heathrow Airport on Friday to isolate and remove passengers who […] Read this article




FAA Emergency AD Grounds Cirrus Jet Fleet
After a cabin ground fire destroyed a first-generation Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet, the FAA issued emergency airworthiness directive AD 2020-03-50, […] Read this article




Altitude Changes Cut Contrail Effects
A British study has found that relatively small changes in altitude for a fraction of airline flights could reduce one […] Read this article




Airshow Harrier For Sale
The world’s only civilian Sea Harriers are up for sale as the current owner, Nalls Aviation, pursues other opportunities. Owner […] Read this article




Poll: Do You Do Regular Flight Training?
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




Top Letters And Comments, February 14, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about mice in aircraft, package-carrying drones, FAA oversight of Southwest and how the Coronavirus outbreak has affected travel plans. Read this article