David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Volume 29, Number 25a, June 20, 2022
FAA Clarifies Function, Purpose Of NOTAMs
The FAA has issued new guidance to airports on issuing NOTAMs it says is intended to help pilots navigate them easier and more accurately. The Advisory Circular was issued on May 25 but the agency publicized it over the weekend.[…]   Read this article
The Avionics Market Was There For The Taking. So Garmin Did. (Corrected)
In the world of mass production things, 25,000 is not a very big number. It’s about an hour’s worth of iPhone production and an eyeblink in the trillions of metal oxide transistors that make gadgets like that possible. Ford makes[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
KITPLANES Firewall Forward: Spark Plug Maintenance
CFR 43.3 describes, in a long list, the maintenance items a pilot/owner can legally do. In this video, KITPLANES editor at large Paul Dye runs through how to remove, inspect, clean and gap spark plugs. Learning to do this can[…] Read this article

AEA 'Upcoming Avionics Training'
Telecoms, FAA Reach Another 5G Deal
The FAA, Verizon and AT&T have reached yet another agreement aimed at preventing disruption at airports due to possible 5G interference. “We believe we have identified a path that will continue to enable aviation and 5G C-band wireless to safely[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Take to the air
Future United Pilots Might Build Time At American Eagle
United Airlines has widened the net cast for new pilots by including those who train for right seats at archrival American Airlines. Mesa Airlines operates regional services for United and American. As part of its deal with United, it takes[…] Read this article

Buttigieg Quizzes CEOs On Flight Cancellations
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says he will monitor airline performance over the July 4 weekend before making any decisions on government action on the persistent travel woes encountered by millions of passengers this year. Buttigieg’s commercial flight from Washington to[…] Read this article

Airbus A321XLR Completes First Flight
Airbus announced this week that it has successfully flown its “extra long range” A321XLR single-aisle passenger jet for the first time. The test flight, which was conducted from Germany’s Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport (XFW), lasted approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes. According[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, June 17, 2022
In The Presence Of Greatness With No Presence Of Mind Having been around the Pellegrenos a few times your description is most accurate. Ann is very modest and very passionate. Will never forget a Saturday afternoon spent with her at[…] Read this article