Volume 27, Number 52b, December 23, 2020
 
 
Congress Passes "Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act"
Part of the massive omnibus spending bill and COVID-19 emergency relief package that was pushed through the U.S. Senate Monday […]   Read this article
China Sees Increase In GA Companies
The number of general aviation-oriented companies in China has grown by 4 percent this year in spite of the impact […]   Read this article
Industry Reactions To Latest COVID-19 Relief Bill
Late Monday night, the U.S. Senate, as predicted, passed a $900 billion, nearly 5,600-page emergency economic relief bill that’s expected […] Read this article




Santa Uninjured In Powered Parachute Crash
Apparently one reindeer short of maintaining flight, a man dressed as Santa crashed his powered parachute into power lines on […] Read this article




The Hornet Jumps
Boeing has demonstrated yet another capability of the ever-young F/A-18 Super Hornet by proving it can “operate from a ‘ski […] Read this article




Cygnet Distinction
Anyone who has seen the Cygnet SF-2A will remember the two-seat, side-by-side taildragger because it looks like no other. Contrary […] Read this article




Moog Acquires Genesys Aerosystems
Genesys Aerosystems has been sold to precision control components and systems business Moog, according to a company announcement last Friday. […] Read this article




Best of the Web: How Microsoft Flight Sim Recreated the Planet
If you haven't seen Flight Simulator 2020, make a point of it. This video explains how Microsoft upped ante on graphics and aircraft interiors.  Read this article




Garmin Warns Pilots Of Fuel Quantity Display Error
Garmin has issued a Service Alert for fuel quantity indication errors on its G3X Touch Certified and GI 275 retrofit […] Read this article




Short Final: Three Stooges
A bit of nostalgia: Do you know how many stooges of the Three Stooges fame there were? You can find […] Read this article




General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports […] Read this article




Leora's Letters
A batch of World War II letters offers a glimpse of the high personal cost of flying bombers and fighters in their intended use. Read this article