Alsim 'Better & safer pilots
Volume 30, Number 6e, February 10, 2023
EMB 110 Marks 50 Years In Operation
Embraer marked the 50th year in operation for the EMB 110 Bandeirante twin-engine turboprop on Thursday. The model entered service with the Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB/Brazilian air force) on Feb. 9, 1973. In total, 498 EMB 110s were delivered to[…]   Read this article
Joby Wraps Up Second Stage Of FAA Certification Process
Joby Aviation announced on Thursday that it has essentially finished the second of five stages required by the FAA to type certify its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. According to Joby, it is the first eVTOL company to[…]   Read this article
Gogoair 'Your engine isn't optional
Magneto Upkeep: Pull, Inspect, Repair
Yes, we’ve heard all of the disparaging remarks: Magnetos have been around since there was dirt; they’re the trailing edge of technology and general aviation would proceed into broad, sunlit uplands if mags were to be consigned to the scrap[…] Read this article

AEA 'Free Pilot's guide
FAA Calls On Laser Manufacturers To Add Warning Labels
The FAA is asking laser manufacturers and distributors to add a label warning of the safety risks and federal laws related to laser use to their product packaging. The agency suggested that the label read: “Pointing a laser at an[…] Read this article

Kitplanes Weekly 'Sign up for the new...'
Pratt & Whitney, ATR Partner On PW127 SAF Readiness
Pratt & Whitney Canada and regional aircraft manufacturer ATR have announced an agreement to collaborate on getting PW127-series engines ready to use 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The partnership is expected to include compatibility studies, engineering analyses and aircraft[…] Read this article