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Volume 30, Number 19a, May 8, 2023
FAA Starts Mapping Out eVTOL Integration
The first places most people are likely to encounter an eVTOL or urban air mobility (UAM) aircraft will be at the familiar places they now deal with conventional helicopters and aircraft, according to an updated airspace integration concept released by[…]   Read this article
Electric Airplanes: The Elusive Promise
I read a quote the other day that said agnostics are just atheists who don’t want to be called atheists. Rings true for me, I suppose, but I need to retool the definition away from applying agnosticism to religion and[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
How To Convert A Motorcycle To An Electric Airplane In 501 Easy Steps
We could kid ourselves and say electric airplanes are making great strides but … they aren’t. Electric airplanes are coming for sure and are making progress, but their capabilities are still limited. In this video, KITPLANES Editor-at-Large Paul Dye explains[…] Read this article

Lightspeed 'Delta Zulu
Alsim 'Better & safer pilots
Cathay Pacific Pilot Cadets To Work Gates
Cathay Pacific Airlines has told cadet pilots they will spend up to two months of their training by working at Hong Kong Airport, manning service counters and other jobs to learn about airport operations. The pilots union said they oppose[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
Saudi Boeing Deal To Create 100,000 U.S. Jobs Says Ambassador
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. says a $37 billion deal with Boeing announced in April will create a total of 300,000 jobs, a third of them in the U.S. Princess Reema bint Bandar told workers and officials at Boeing’s[…] Read this article

NTSB To Host Runway Incursion Roundtable (Corrected)
A week after the FAA struck a committee to discuss the state of aviation safety, the NTSB has announced it will host a roundtable discussion on the spate of serious runway incursions that occurred in the first quarter of the[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, May 5, 2023
GOES Satellite Imagery Very nice article. The only thing I’d add is that, since this article originally appeared, another GOES-R series satellite, GOES-18, was launched. It is now the operational GOES-West satellite and GOES-16 remains the operational GOES-East satellite. Bob[…] Read this article