Volume 27, Number 37c, September 11, 2020
Diamond DA50 RG Earns EASA Certification
Diamond Aircraft has announced that its single-engine, retractable-gear DA50 RG has received its European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification. […]   Read this article
In the Shadow of 9/11: Volunteer Pilots Take Action
History tells us that the only constants in the wake of a natural disaster or enemy attack are confusion, anger […]   Read this article
Commerce Committee To Consider Aircraft Certification Reform Bill
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has announced that it will meet next Wednesday to consider proposed […] Read this article

Bad Rules Undermine Credibility Of Regulators
BasicMed is full of holes and the FAA isn't going to do anything about it despite an OIG report highlighting the issues. Read this article

Pilot Gets Prison Time For Obstructing Accident Investigation
A pilot has been sentenced to a year in prison for lying to federal investigators following the August 2014 crash […] Read this article

Aerion To Begin AS2 Wind Tunnel Testing
Aerion has announced that its AS2 supersonic business jet concept is beginning high-speed wind tunnel testing this month. The company […] Read this article

Why Engines Quit: Failures Are Avoidable
Engine failures are the stuff of nightmares. Maybe not quite so agita-inducing as your mechanic calling with a compression report, […] Read this article

Airbus Announces Fello’fly Partners
Airbus has signed agreements with two airlines and three air navigation service providers to explore the feasibility of the company’s […] Read this article

Picture of the Week, September 10, 2020
A-4F (VA-212) from EKA-3B (VAQ-31). CVW-5, Gulf of Tonkin, July 1968. Scanned from a 1/2-frame 35mm Ektachrome slide. Copyrighted photo by H. A. Hough. Read this article