Volume 26, Number 34a
August 26, 2019
 
 
Earnhardt Pilots Said Go Around Problem Preceded Crash
The pilots of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Citation Latitude told the NTSB the aircraft “did not respond as expected” as they […]   Read this article
Confessions Of A Bumbling Airshow Announcer
If the wind scatters your script notes like confetti, you can just revert to Klingon and the crowd won't notice a thing.   Read this article
Why This Landing Went Bad
St. Barts, in the eastern Caribbean, is famous for having a short, narrow runway with a tall hill off one end. It's tricky to get into and more than one pilot has come to grief in trying. In this video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli reviews a landing that went wrong and why.   Read this article
MAX Certification Flight May Occur In October
Bloomberg is reporting the certification test flight for the changes to Boeing’s 737 MAX flight architecture is expected to occur […] Read this article




Seven Killed In Helicopter/Ultralight Midair In Mallorca
All seven people on a helicopter and an ultralight died when the two aircraft collided over the city of Inca […] Read this article




New OEM Established To Build Dornier 328s
Sierra Nevada Corporation subsidiary 328 Support Services GmbH (328SSG) announced on Wednesday that it has formed new aircraft original equipment […] Read this article




Bolter Accident Damages Five Carrier Aircraft
The Navy is investigating a landing mishap on the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln that caused more than $2 million in […] Read this article




'The Few' Down To Four
As the 79th anniversary of one of the most critical air battles ever fought nears in early September, the number […] Read this article




Poll: Should the FAA Require More Training To Reduce the Stall Accident Rate?
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




Top Letters And Comments, August 22, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Boeing 737 MAX, the risks of AOA sensor damage, landing on difficult runways and the latest search for Amelia Earhart's plane. Read this article




Picture of the Week, August 22, 2019
My 2009 Turbo Stationair at the Whitmore International Airport at the Bar 10 Ranch near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This was part of a leg on my ferry flight from Tennessee to California. This was shot unmodified from an iPhone X. Copyrighted photo by Brian Dear. Read this article




Short Final: Tomahawk
I took off from Erie after a major front had passed through much of Pennsylvania and Baltimore and was tracking […] Read this article




Air Plains Services Flying East to AOPA Fly-In at Tullahoma Regional Airport
Air Plains Services, a world leader in general aviation engine and avionics upgrades, will be exhibiting a Cessna 180 with one of the company’s signature 300hp XP engines and talking aircraft transformation at the AOPA Fly-In in Tullahoma, TN, September 13 and 14. Read this article