Bose 'AirVenture 2023
Volume 30, Number 30c, July 26, 2023
Diamond DA50 RG Earns FAA Type Certificate
Diamond Aircraft was presented with the FAA type certificate for its single-engine, retractable-gear DA50 RG in a ceremony held on Tuesday at EAA AirVenture 2023. Immediately following the event, the first DA50 RG was delivered to U.S. customer Jordan Cram[…]   Read this article
Boeing Predicts 20-Year Demand For 649,000 Pilots
Boeing is predicting the aviation industry will need a staggering 2.3 million skilled workers over the next 20 years to meet the growing demand for air travel. The company said in its annual manpower forecast that 649,000 pilots, 690,000 technicians[…]   Read this article
Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
Continental Testing HVO For Its Jet-A Engines
Sensitive to aviation as a source of greenhouse gasses, Continental says it’s finishing up testing that will make HVO or hydrotreated vegetable oil a fuel option in its CD-100 series engines. There are three engines in the line, the CD-135,[…] Read this article

Trig 'AirVenture 2023
Van’s Aircraft Update On The RV-15
Part of Van’s Aircraft’s public forum at AirVenture this morning focused on the development of the high-wing RV-15, which made a splashy debut here last year. Skeptics might wonder if much is happening given that the airplane on display here looks a[…] Read this article

Whelen 'Oshkosh 2023
AirVenture 2023: Garmin Autothrottle For King Airs
At AirVenture 2023 in Oshkosh, Garmin announced its first aftermarket automatic throttle system, plus the first aftermarket Autoland system for a twin-engine aircraft. It brought an equipped King Air B200 to the show and Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano went[…] Read this article

Rotax 'AirVenture 2023 The impossible engine'
New Warbird Advocacy Group Aims To Consolidate Best Practices
Citing public stigma from “bad press” incidents involving privately owned vintage military aircraft, a consortium of pilots, owners, organizations and other advocates have formed the Association of Professional Warbird Operators (APWO). At a press conference during EAA AirVenture today (July[…] Read this article

Gogoair 'AVANCE = Inflight connectivity
Podcast: Pipistrel At AirVenture 2023
Pipistrel President and Managing Director Gabriel Massey met up with AVweb at AirVenture 2023 to discuss the company’s trajectory, the flight training market for electric aircraft and how the MOSAIC proposal for updating LSA regulations could impact Pipistrel. Read this article

Aspen 'Renew your panel AirVenture 2023
Daher Delivers 80th TBM 960
Daher announced on Monday that it has delivered its 80th TBM 960 single-engine turboprop. Introduced in April 2022, the model is the fifth addition to the company’s TBM 900 series aircraft family following the TBM 900, TBM 910, TBM 930[…] Read this article

Garmin 'AirVenture 2023'
Piper Reports On Sales Increases, Announces New Business Unit
Piper Aircraft vice president of sales, marketing and customer support Ron Gunnarson reported on current market conditions and announced a new company division during a press briefing today (July 25). He said the market was “pulling well” last year. Piper[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'