Volume 27, Number 50a, December 7, 2020
 
 
FAA Reviewing Whether Pilots Can Take COVID Vaccine
The FAA says it hasn’t yet determined whether pilots will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and keep their […]   Read this article
For My Dog's Sake, I'll Drive
Kudos to the DOT for laying down the law on animals in the cabin.   Read this article
Best of the Web: How Dodge Built Bomber Engines
Wright designed the R-3350, but it took Dodge to build it in volume only to have our nimrod editor bash them apart 30 years later. (Credit: King Rose Archives) Read this article




Airliners To Remain Cellphone-Free Zones
Of all the things that are different aboard airliners these days, the FCC has decided one thing will remain the […] Read this article




DOT Limits Definition Of 'Service Animals' To Trained Dogs
The Department of Transportation has cleared the air somewhat on how airlines may decide which animals can travel in the […] Read this article




Poll: Should New Pilots Learn at Towered or Non-Towered Airports?
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll. Read this article




Viking Rear-ends Car In Emergency Landing
No one was injured when a Bellanca Viking with two people aboard made an emergency landing on a Minnesota freeway […] Read this article




Uber May Bow Out Of Urban Mobility
Uber is reportedly considering selling its urban mobility unit Elevate to raise cash. The company, known for its academically supported […] Read this article




Boeing Completes Autonomous Teaming Test Flights
Boeing has successfully completed a series of test flights using five “high-performance surrogate jets” operating autonomously in a team. The […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, December 4, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the SpaceX Starship, the aging GA fleet and airlines requiring COVID vaccinations. Read this article




Industry Round-up, December 4, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on two new professional pilot programs, a battery approval for Airbus H125/AS350 series […] Read this article