Bose 'Test of time
Volume 30, Number 5a, January 30, 2023
GAO Urges FAA To Develop Proper Drone Integration Plan
The Government Accountability Office says the FAA is dragging its feet on integrating drones into the National Airspace System and confounding industry efforts to get their businesses off the ground. In a report published last week, the GAO says the[…]   Read this article
Are COVID Vaccines Injuring Pilots? You Tell Us
By predilection and profession, I force myself to be open-minded about everything. I try to imagine I’ve inoculated myself against the groupthink that seems to shape attitudes in the modern world, turbocharged by social media. This occasionally leads to the[…]   Read this article
AEA 'Free Pilot's guide
Elixir 'The 4th generation Part 23 aircraft V4
Best Of The Web: Ode To An Otter
I’ve got a little stick time in a Twin Otter, throwing skydivers out the back door. I’ve got a lot more time sitting in the back waiting to be tossed out, a task for which the DH6 Twin Otter is[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Discover the exciting world
Strutted Airliner Might Replace 737
Boeing says its collaboration with NASA on a highly efficient single-aisle airliner could lead to a replacement for the 737. In an earnings call on Wednesday, Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun confirmed that the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator meets the “standard needed[…] Read this article

New Prop Design Delivers More Power, Less Noise
Researchers at MIT have done some tinkering and may have revolutionized propeller design. Almost on a scientific whim, a team at the Lincoln Laboratory whipped up a few batches of “toroidal” propellers for a drone on a 3D printer and[…] Read this article

Textron Awarded $677 Million Navy Trainer Contract
The Navy has awarded Textron a fixed-price contract of $677 million to develop and build a new fleet of multi-engine training aircraft based on the King Air 300/350. The contract includes development of the T-54A Multi Engine Training System and[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, January 27, 2023
Drone Collision Report Issued The problem with drones… you can’t see them in a hover from the air. From the ground you can see the dot in the sky. When a drone isn’t moving, it blends perfectly into the ground[…] Read this article