Volume 28, Number 11c, March 12, 2021
U.S. Aviation Benefits From New COVID Relief Package
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package called the American Rescue Plan was signed by President Biden today and will set […]   Read this article
King Air 260 Certified
Textron Aviation’s latest turboprop has received FAA certification. The Beechcraft King Air 260, announced late last year, has been approved, […]   Read this article
Dassault Falcon 6X Makes First Flight
Dassault Aviation’s promise to fly the Falcon 6X in 2021 has been kept with a 2 1/2-hour flight from Dassault’s […] Read this article

Will SpaceX Ever Graduate To All-Up Testing?
Which causes me to ask the inevitable question: Is this Starship thing just a big pyrotechnic parlor trick or we actually going to Mars? Read this article

Homebuilts and Dirt Strips
Some—perhaps even many—pilots of Experimental aircraft never operate their artfully homebuilt aircraft on any runway surface not considered “improved,” meaning […] Read this article

Poll: When Will Elon Musk's SpaceX Get Humans to Mars
SpaceX seems to launch a Mars rocket every two weeks. Today's poll asks when you think the company will actually but human on the red planet. Read this article

AirVenture Announces Express Arrival (Updated)
As we spool up for a smaller, COVID-19-aware Sun ’n Fun in April, AirVenture is also pushing ahead with tweaks […] Read this article

Sun 'n Fun 2021: Smaller Show, But COVID-19 Ready
After a one-year hiatus, Sun ‘n Fun is back for 2021. In this advance video, SnF President Lites Leenhouts says […] Read this article

Picture of the Week, March 11, 2021
An L-16 Champ over Lake Meade, PA. Photo taken by Jason Harry and submitted by Jonathan Still. Read this article