AVweb 'Classifieds Latest Listings December 22 2022'
Volume 29, Number 51e, December 23, 2022
CubCrafters Acquires Summit Aircraft Skis
Just in time for ski season, backcountry aircraft icon CubCrafters is showing its fiscal savvy by acquiring Summit Aircraft Skis. The manufacturer of Part 23-certified, light-sport and experimental aircraft bought the design and manufacturing assets, unique patents and related intellectual[…]   Read this article
Puerto Rican Airline Cited For Flights Involving Unqualified Pilots
In an episode described as evidence of the worldwide pilot shortage, the FAA has proposed civil penalty fines totaling $134,475 against Puerto Rico-based carrier Vieques Air Link for allegedly conducting revenue flights crewed by unqualified pilots. The 11 flights occurred[…]   Read this article
David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Smarter Than Direct
Don’t you hate it when this happens? “November 12345, I have an amendment to your clearance…advise when ready to copy.” Then ATC gives you the barely pronounceable name of a waypoint you never heard of. You’re given a re-route around[…] Read this article

NTSB: Autopilot Anomaly Cited In Wisconsin Metroliner Crash
The NTSB preliminary report on a Nov. 15 accident at Waukesha (Wisconsin) County Airport (KUES) cites autopilot anomalies with the Fairchild SA227-AT twin turboprop. The aircraft was substantially damaged, but the single passenger on the Part 135 on-demand cargo flight[…] Read this article

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Lufthansa Aviation Training Takes Another Seven Diamond DA42-IVs
Last week, Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) division European Flight Academy signed a purchase agreement at Diamond Aircraft’s headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, for another seven DA42-VI multi-engine trainers plus three DA42 FNPT II simulators. Upon delivery of the new aircraft,[…] Read this article