Volume 26, Number 35b
September 4, 2019
MAX And The Diminishing Role Of Pilots
It now seems likely the MAX will return to service as early as the end of this year but the effects of the grounding will be felt for years. One of those effects will be on the role of pilots in flight safety.   Read this article
IATA: Multiple "Recertification" Efforts Concerning
The head of the International Air Transport Association said he is concerned that the process to return the Boeing 737 […]   Read this article
Poll: The FAA Is Being Asked to Block Supersonic Aircraft for Environmental Reasons. Should it?
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
AOPA: BasicMed Hits 50K
After years of petitioning the FAA to ease access to airman medicals, AOPA was successful in getting BasicMed passed in […] Read this article

AEA Has A New Jobs Board
The Aircraft Electronics Association launched a new jobs board over the Labor Day weekend, which, they say, allows job seekers […] Read this article

Avfuel Holds Sustainable Fuel Demo
Aviation fuel and services provider Avfuel is holding a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) demonstration at Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) […] Read this article

DJI Urges Drone Operators To Prepare For Dorian
In response to the approach of Hurricane Dorian, drone manufacturer DJI issued a statement reminding drone operators to follow FAA […] Read this article

Understanding Wind Flow
Watching the continuous streaming of a waterfall can be mesmerizing. Something inside all of us expects it to have a […] Read this article

Accident Probe: Single-Stage Go-Around
One of the first things student pilots learn is how to recover from a balked landing and go-around. Sometimes, the […] Read this article

uAvionix skyBeacon: ADS-B In An Hour?
By Larry Anglisano
The uAvionix skyBeacon ADS-B Out device may be the easiest way to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate. In this previously published video, Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano reports on the details of the installation. Read this article