Volume 27, Number 34a, August 17, 2020
 
 
FAA Reopens Cherokee Spar AD To Comments
The FAA has opened up the Piper Cherokee spar corrosion AD for comments again after AOPA pressed for less expensive […]   Read this article
Safety Shouldn't Be Negotiable
FAA Inspectors need the backing, not the meddling, of senior management to ensure the system works as it should.   Read this article
AVweb Classic: What It's Like To Own A P-51
Hey, admit it: You’d own a P-51 Mustang if you could. In this AVweb video shot at Sun ‘n Fun […] Read this article




Fighters Use Flares To Get TFR-Busting Pilot's Attention
NORAD fighters fired flares to get the attention of an RV-7 pilot who blundered into the presidential TFR surrounding President […] Read this article




Optionally Manned Surveillance/Attack Plane Proposed
A startup aviation company is proposing an optionally manned surveillance and light attack platform that it says can replace such […] Read this article




Colorado Town Approves Drone Flying Park
The town of Buena Vista, Colorado, unanimously approved a concept for an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) flying park on Tuesday. […] Read this article




Poll: Are You Deferring Avionics Work?
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




Airline Company Reports COVID Quarter Profit
A Canadian aviation company that owns the country’s largest regional airline contractor is reporting a profit for the second quarter […] Read this article




Wheels Up Adds Sales Division
Wheels Up, which started as an alternative to aircraft ownership, has come full circle and added an aircraft sales division […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, August 14, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about wind checks, Special VFR clearances and using simulators for training. Read this article




Industry Round-up, August 14, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup uncovered reports on an aviation career symposium, an STC for a glass cockpit update and […] Read this article