Volume 27, Number 48b, November 25, 2020
 
 
Remembering The XB-70
With new supersonic aircraft on the (somewhat distant) horizon and this week marking 17 years since Concorde made its last […]   Read this article
Texas Aircraft Introduces Entry Level Colt
Earlier this year, Texas Aircraft updated its Colt LSA with a comprehensive Garmin avionics suite, and now it’s going the […]   Read this article
EASA Defines 737 MAX Next Steps
As we reported earlier, the Boeing 737 MAX has been approved to return to service in the U.S. after modifications […] Read this article




So Why Would You Fly A 737 MAX? Or Not.
Not everyone is convinced the 737 MAX has been fixed. Do just as many think it never needed to be? Read this article




AOPA Launches New Weather Tool
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released a new weather product as part of a series of upgrades […] Read this article




Qantas Plans To Require COVID Vaccine
As the world waits for an effective COVID-19 vaccine, Qantas announced this week that it intends to require proof of […] Read this article




Fly To Survive: Simple Solutions
If you live in a highly populated part of the world, the thought of survival equipment for your aircraft only comes up if you are reading about or thinking about taking a significantly adventurous trip—say, across the oceans or to a less-populated part of the world. But if you live in one of those less-populated parts of the world, survival gear probably takes up space in your airplane already. Read this article




FAA Publishes UAS Airworthiness Criteria
The FAA announced on Monday that it has published airworthiness criteria for the proposed certification of ten unmanned aircraft systems […] Read this article




Best of the Web: How to Land an Otter Really, Really Short
This week’s Best of the Web video comes from Eli van W and is a nicely shot piece on an airline Twin Otter being landed and taken off from a 1300-foot runway on the island of Saba. Nice study in energy managment. Read this article




General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports […] Read this article




Short Final: Readback Correct
As a flight instructor we’re always impressing upon our students to read back ATC instructions so there are no misunderstandings. […] Read this article