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Volume 30, Number 21a, May 22, 2023
 
 
U.S. Endorses F-16 Training For Ukrainian Pilots
The U.S. government has changed its stance and will support the training of Ukrainian pilots on the F-16. That could lead to the U.S. giving European countries permission to transfer their surplus Vipers to Ukraine. According to Politico, this could[…]   Read this article
Guest Blog: Martin's SeaMaster May Be The Reason The Space Shuttle Had No Ejection Seats
I enjoyed your story about your uncle Louie and the SeaMaster.¬† I have a related story to tell that shows how interconnected aviation can be. In 1987 I joined NASA HQ in Washington, D.C., to help modify the Space Shuttle[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
Best Of The Web: The Strange Journey Of Apollo 12's S-IVB Third Stage
Students of space history will remember that Apollo 12’s most memorable claim to fame was being struck by lightning during the launch phase. Yet the mission carried on was considered a success. Less successful was NASA’s trajectory of the S-IVB[…] Read this article




Bose 'A30 Quiet the noise
Blue Origin Wins Contract For Second Lunar Lander
Blue Origin will supply the lunar lander for the third crewed Artemis mission to land astronauts on the moon. NASA announced Friday that the company, owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has been awarded a $3.5 billion contract to develop[…] Read this article




AEA 'Free Pilot's guide
FAA Activates Online Aircraft Registrations For Individual Owners
The FAA has implemented the first phase of online aircraft registration and it will apply to the most common transactions for most GA owners and operators. “Individual aircraft owners can¬†complete self-guided aircraft registration applications, upload legal and supplemental documents, receive[…] Read this article




Kitplanes 'Discover the exciting world
Twin Otter Floatplane Down Off California
The FAA has confirmed that a Viking Air 400 Series Twin Otter crashed about 35 miles off the coast of California on what might have been a ferry flight to Hawaii. The aircraft took off from Santa Rosa, California, about[…] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, May 19, 2023
Pipistrel Velis Electro: Certified Electric We purchased the Velis purely for R&D, not for use as a trainer, and for that purpose it has exceeded all expectations. As compared to the very limited Electro, the Velis has allowed us to[…] Read this article