Volume 28, Number 10b, March 3, 2021
 
 
Boeing MAX Update: United Says Yes, China Says Not Yet
United Airlines is adding 25 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to its order, describing the single-aisle jet as “the right aircraft […]   Read this article
FAA Approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine (Updated)
The FAA has approved the Johnson & Johnson “one-shot” COVID-19 vaccine for pilots and others who “perform safety sensitive duties.” […]   Read this article
Loyal Wingman Completes First Flight
Boeing’s Loyal Wingman uncrewed military aircraft successfully completed its first flight this week at the at the Woomera Range Complex […] Read this article




Rolls-Royce Electric Racer Begins Taxi Tests
The Rolls-Royce ACCEL program, short for Accelerating the Electrification of Flight, has successfully completed its initial taxi tests, an important […] Read this article




Brick by Brick: Animator Recreates “Maverick” Trailer in LEGOs
Described as a labor of love, stop-action animator Augustus Danko (who goes by the name OnBeatMan), has recreated the trailer […] Read this article




Kitty Hawk, Falck Partner On Emergency Response eVTOL
All-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer Kitty Hawk and international health care company Falck have announced that they […] Read this article




How to Prevent Another Kobe Bryant-type Accident
Let's be honest: We wouldn't be talking about the Kobe Bryant crash unless it involved a celebrity, but it did, so let's capitalize on it to prevent another one. In this AVweb vodcast, Paul Bertorelli interviews Bruce Landsberg of the NTSB and Jim Viola of Helicopter Association International, a rotary wing trade group. Read this article




Remembering Mike Collins
Aviation editor and photographer Michael P. Collins died this week of covid-19. Todd Huvard remembers what made Mike one of the unsung greats. Read this article




Accident Probe: Mountain Obscuration
These pages regularly urge new private pilots to go on to earn their instrument rating. Especially if you ever want […] Read this article




Short Final: Toy Airplanes
It was a number of years ago, so it’s OK to tell the story now … Chicago Approach was famous […] Read this article