Volume 27, Number 7a, February 10, 2020
Kobe Bryant Crash Prelim: No Evidence Of Mechanical Failure
In a detailed preliminary report Friday, the NTSB said it found no evidence of mechanical failure in the S-76B helicopter […]   Read this article
Taxiway Of Tears
I was almost killed doing it, but hey, anything for a few video clicks. The story behind the story.   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

NBAA Cancels ABACE Over Coronavirus Worries, Exhibitors Pull Out Of Singapore
The National Business Aviation Association said Friday that it’s cancelling the ABACE business conference in Shanghai due to the coronavirus […] Read this article

Poll: Have Coronavirus Worries Impacted Your Travel
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

FAA Issues Package Drone Certification Notice (Corrected)
The FAA is proposing to issue type certificates for individual unmanned aircraft designs heavier than 55 pounds that will be […] Read this article

Spills Prompt Liquids AD On A350s
Liquids have been banned from certain areas of the cockpits of A350 airliners after a couple of diversions caused by […] Read this article

FAA Challenges Hawaii’s Plan to Vacate Dillingham
Honolulu’s KHON2 reported this week that the U.S. Army, which maintains operations at Dillingham, got a letter from the state […] Read this article

Jet Stream Helps 747 Set Transatlantic Record
A massive weather system that is bringing havoc to northern Europe had a silver lining for passengers and crew aboard […] Read this article

Israel Accused Of Hiding Behind Airliners In Missile Strikes
Russia is accusing Israel of using civilian airliners as shields to launch air strikes in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry […] Read this article

PC-24 Gains Rough Field Certification
Pilatus has obtained full rough field certification for its PC-24 Super Versatile Jet, clearing the aircraft for operations on grass, […] Read this article

Boeing 'Almost Lost' Starliner to Software Glitches
Boeing came close to losing its Starliner crew capsule during the abortive test flight in December in which the spacecraft […] Read this article

Dreamliner Dreams Dashed
Those dreaming of a Dreamliner for a $26 raffle ticket were brought back to earth on Friday when the Mexican […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, February 7, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the viability and necessity of electric aircraft development and whether TAWS should be required on helicopters. Read this article

Industry Round-up, February 7, 2020
AVweb’s weekly news roundup found reports on a new wearable aviation oximeter, a general aviation engine and avionics upgrades company […] Read this article