Volume 27, Number 18c, May 1, 2020
FAA SFAR Offers Extensive Regulatory Relief
The FAA has published a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) designed to provide regulatory relief for individuals unable to meet […]   Read this article
Do You Really Need To Go Flying?
Sure, you have every right to fly, but is it the right thing to do?   Read this article
Harrison Ford Under Investigation For Runway Incursion
Actor Harrison Ford is under investigation by the FAA following a runway incursion at California’s Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR) last […] Read this article

Garmin Introduces Big-Screen aera 760
Garmin today introduced a larger-screen version of its aera navigator. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch screen, which is 2 […] Read this article

When The Bottom Drops Out
I had to fly a go-around the other day. My instructor and I were landing in my Debonair at a […] Read this article

Boeing To Cut Workforce, Reduce Production
Boeing announced on Wednesday that it intends to cut commercial aircraft production rates and reduce its workforce by around 10 […] Read this article

Four-Ship Bonanza Formation Tour of New York
In early April 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic all but idled airline traffic in the U.S. What better opportunity to tour New York's three major airports—LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark—with a four-ship of Bonanzas, as detailed in this video graciously provided by Anil Sangwan. Read this article

Airbus Developing Freight Modification For Airliners
Airbus has announced that it is developing a modification for A330 and A350 aircraft that will allow airlines to install […] Read this article

Picture of the Week, April 30, 2020
Unknown on camera, a bystander snapped it. I was doing a "salute" to a WWII pilot as the family had just scattered his ashes in the North Umpqua River. They had requested a "fly-by," which was impossible due to bridges and power lines from a nearby hydroelectric plant. Hence, I landed and did a "taxi-by." Submitted by John Proctor. Read this article