Volume 27, Number 20a, May 11, 2020
 
 
ALPA Wants FAA To Enact COVID Rules
The FAA says it’s working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to update guidelines for air carriers on COVID-19 […]   Read this article
First Plague, Then Murder Hornets. Now Aliens.
If recently released Navy footage of UFOs really caught aliens in flight, look for them to land on the White House lawn around Wednesday.    Read this article
Blue Angels And Thunderbird Flybys Explained
In late April 2020, the Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force Thunderbirds dazzled the country with a series of 12-ship flybys of major American cities. In this video, former Thunderbirds commanding officer Richard McSpadden comments on what it takes to fly those demos and formations. Read this article




Ethiopian Troops Shot Down Aid Plane
Ethiopia has confirmed its troops shot down a Kenyan aircraft that was flying pandemic relief supplies over Ethiopia last Monday. […] Read this article




Poll: Do You Think That Navy HUD Footage Shows Alien Spacraft?
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




CARES Airport Grants Vary Widely
Municipal officials all over the country are comparing notes and discovering major disparities in the government aid they’re getting through […] Read this article




'Pedestrian' Killed By Southwest Plane On Austin Runway
An unidentified man was struck and killed by a landing Southwest flight at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport late Thursday. The Southwest […] Read this article




Qatar Airlines Demands Training Repayment From Fired Pilot
Qatar Airlines has demanded $162,000 in training expenses from a young pilot released without explanation from her job earlier this […] Read this article




VoltAero Reveals Production Design For Hybrid-Electric Cassio
France-based VoltAero unveiled the production configuration for its Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft family on Wednesday. The Cassio 330 will seat four […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, May 8, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the relationship between pilots and controllers, comment decorum on AVweb and the cancellation of AirVenture. Read this article




Industry Round-up, May 8, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on new leadership at a surface inspection tool company, a survey of top-rated […] Read this article