Volume 26, Number 37b
September 18, 2019
DRACO Ground Loops In Reno
Billed as the “most badass bushplane,” Mike Patey’s modified Wilga called DRACO suffered a devastating and, unfortunately, tremendously public accident […]   Read this article
USAF: No Pax Or Cargo On KC-46
The U.S. Air Force has “indefinitely barred” the Boeing 767-based KC-46 from carrying cargo or passengers. This move follows a […]   Read this article
NASCAR Champ Mike Stefanik Killed In Ultralight Crash
Former NASCAR Modifieds champ Mike Stefanik was killed on Sunday when his Aerolite 103 ultralight crashed in eastern Connecticut. Stefanik […]   Read this article
Piper’s First Apprentices Start
Piper Aircraft’s apprentice program, first announced in 2018, is underway. Nine apprentices have begun to “shadow skilled aircraft assembly workers […] Read this article

Stemme Announces New CEO
Germany-based aircraft manufacturer Stemme AG announced the appointment of Bart Slager as the company’s new CEO last Friday. Slager is […] Read this article

Gulfstream Opens New MRO Facility
Gulfstream held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility last Friday. […] Read this article

Flight Trial: AeroVonics Innovative Electronic Gyros
A new startup called AeroVonics rolled out the most innovative panel-mount electronic displays we’ve seen in quite some time. In […] Read this article

How Smart Is Your Cell Phone?
With much talk about modern avionics in recent years, from glass cockpits to ADS-B, one fact remains unchanged: most aircraft […] Read this article

What Has Man Wrought?
Or at least the ones—women, too—who design modern avionics. Which is to say I'm keeping my dual-EFIS Cub. Read this article

Podcast: 90 Years Of Introducing Women To Aviation: 99s Press On
Although trying to entice more women into aviation seems like a fairly recent thing, the Ninety-Nines, founded by Amelia Earhart […] Read this article

Airbus Delivers First US-Made EC145e
Shreveport-based Metro Aviation has accepted the first Airbus EC145e helicopter produced at the manufacturer’s Columbus, Mississippi, plant. It’s the first […] Read this article