Volume 26, Number 34c
August 30, 2019
Hawaii Congressman Announces Commercial Air Tours Bill
Congressman Ed Case, D-Hawaii, announced his intentions to introduce a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives designed to tighten […]   Read this article
Groups Urge FAA To Block Supersonic Aircraft
A coalition of 28 public interest groups led by the Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the […]   Read this article
EAA Addresses Drone Package Delivery Petition
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) reiterated the need for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drones) to be safely and carefully integrated into […]   Read this article
Remembering Al Haynes
The weight of command is sometimes no heavier than four shoulder stripes. Captain Haynes prevailed when the burden was far greater. Read this article

FAA Transitions To ICAO Flight Plans
The FAA is now requiring all pilots filing flight plans to use of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) flight […] Read this article

NBAA Launches Emerging Technologies Committee
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced that it is forming a committee that will focus on rulemaking, standards […] Read this article

SpaceX Starhopper Completes Final Test Flight
SpaceX’s Starhopper launch vehicle prototype completed what is likely to be its last test flight on Tuesday evening. The hover […] Read this article

Short Final: Pay Grade
Overheard over South Carolina, with the busy Atlanta arrivals streaming overhead: Delta 1234: “Center, Delta 1234 flight level 230.” Atlanta […] Read this article

Flight Trial: Texas Colt LSA
A new company called Texas Aircraft is beginning volume production on a light sport aircraft called the Colt. In this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli flight trialed the aircraft at the company's Hondo, Texas, headquarters. Read this article

Picture of the Week, August 29, 2019
I had just completed my splash and dash in the pond and then captured this image of my friend doing one right behind me. Taken with an iPhone Xr during a balloon event in Greenville, Michigan. No photo manipulation. Photo by Al Smith. Read this article

Submit Your Photo To Our Picture Of The Week Contest
Submit your photo to our Picture of the Week contest. Read this article