David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
 
Volume 29, Number 20d, May 19, 2022
 
 
Surf Air To STC Electric, Hybrid Caravans
Surf Air Mobility has announced it intends to “develop and certify hybrid and fully-electric powertrains for new and existing Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft.” The California company has struck deals with electric motor maker magniX and AeroTEC, an engineering company, to[…]   Read this article
The Morality of Road Landings
Driven by diabolical algorithms as they are, YouTube audiences can veer from the surprisingly urbane to the utterly lunatic and lots in between. In that vast middle is one viewer who goes off on me about once a year for[…]   Read this article
Frasca 'Affordable pricing for standard models
Miami Accident: Don't Be Fearful Of Ditching
Over the weekend of May 14, a Cessna 172 made an emergency landing on the Haulover Inlet Bridge, resulting in one fatality. Ditching in the water might have been the higher percentage choice. In this video, Paul Bertorelli goes over[…] Read this article




JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
United 777s With P&W Engines Approved For Flight
The FAA has approved United Airlines’ plan to start flying 52 Boeing 777s that were grounded after an engine failure in Denver more than a year ago. The wide-bodies represent about 10 percent of the seats available by the airline[…] Read this article




AVweb Classifieds pre-launch
C919 Doubles In Price
China is in danger of pricing itself out of the market with its new C919 narrow body airliner according to The Straits Times. The Singapore publication is reporting the new plane will cost about $100 million, almost as much as[…] Read this article




Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
Aircraft Bring A Taste Of 'City Food' To The Alaskan Frontier
In Alaska, Door Dash, Grub Hub and Uber Eats orders come in a Cessna, Beaver or Otter for some customers. According to The New York Times, the popular urban services, which exploded in popularity during the pandemic, have given Alaskans[…] Read this article