David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Volume 29, Number 18b, May 3, 2022
Cape Air Signs Deal For 75 Electric Alice Commuter Aircraft
Massachusetts-based commuter airline Cape Air has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Eviation for the purchase of 75 all-electric Alice aircraft. The terms of the agreement have not been made public. As previously reported by AVweb, Eviation announced in[…]   Read this article
Spirit Rejects JetBlue Bid
Ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines has rejected a purchase offer from JetBlue citing a low probability of obtaining antitrust clearance. JetBlue launched the bid, which is competing against a prior merger agreement between Spirit and Frontier Airlines, last month. In[…]   Read this article
JP Instruments 'Easy Fit
A Radar Primer
Radar, whether we’re talking air traffic control, thunderstorm detection, navigation, or even air combat, is a technology that has shaped the history of flight in countless ways. The word “radar” is an acronym (RAdio Detection And Ranging) and was coined[…] Read this article

Airfleet Capital 'Aircraft Financing
Qantas Places Project Sunrise Aircraft Order
Australian airline Qantas confirmed on Monday that it has placed an order for 12 Airbus A350-1000s to be used for the airline’s “Project Sunrise” ultra-long-haul flights. Delayed from the planned start date of 2023 by COVID-19, the project’s nonstop flights[…] Read this article

IFR 'The only magazine for pilots who understand...
Accident Probe: Night Marginal VFR
The takeoff and departure flight phase can be one of the more risky among instrument procedures, especially at night in IMC. On one hand, the pilot is abruptly transitioning from a presumably well-lit runway and airport environment to flying on[…] Read this article

Poll: Should The FAA Crack Down On Social Media Flying Stunts?
Crazy flying tricks came up twice in this week’s news, one involving a Red Bull stunt gone bad and a second the revocation of Trevor Jacobs’ certificate for bailing out of a Taylorcraft and claiming it was an engine failure.[…] Read this article