AVweb 'Classifieds POTW September 19 2022
Volume 29, Number 38a, September 19, 2022
Pilot Killed In L-29 Crash At Reno
L-29 pilot Aaron Hogue was killed Sunday during the Jet Gold Race at the Stihl National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada. Organizers suspended all racing after the accident, which occurred at Outer Pylon 5 about 3:45 p.m. local time.[…]   Read this article
Diamond Rollover: Freak Accident Or A Design Flaw?
I doubt if there are many AVweb readers who, upon reading an accident report, don’t have one of two reactions. (a) Hey, I already knew this and I’d never do that or (b) I didn’t know this, I’ll be careful[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
AVweb Rewind: Why Aircraft Engines Quit
Aircraft engines, for obvious reasons, are supposed to be reliable, but having one tank is a recurring nightmare for many pilots. How often does it happen? Often enough, but as AVweb’s Paul Bertorelli reveals in this video, the risk is[…] Read this article

Lightspeed 'Never seen a Zulu like this
Witnesses Told NTSB Seaplane Spiraled Vertically Into Puget Sound
The NTSB says witnesses told investigators a turbine Otter seaplane operated by Friday Harbor Seaplane Tours spiraled vertically into Puget Sound on a scheduled flight from Friday Harbor to Renton, Washington. All 10 people onboard died. The NTSB released its preliminary[…] Read this article

Whelen 'Make the bright decision
New Hybrid Is An Airliner 'The Industry Can Actually Use' Says Company
Sweden’s Heart Aerospace says it has a hybrid electric airliner “the industry can actually use” and Air Canada is gambling they’re right. Canada’s largest airline announced it’s buying 30 Heart ES-30s and hopes to be the launch operator as soon[…] Read this article

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Budd Davisson Named To EAA Homebuilders Hall Of Fame
Renowned author, educator and instructor Budd Davisson will be inducted to the EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame on Nov. 10. EAA announced his appointment on Friday and noted Davisson was among the early movers and shakers in the movement that[…] Read this article

Poll: Was The FAA Right To Render Harsh Penalties For Flight Disruptors?
This week, the FAA announced harsh penalties for people disrupting commercial flights with their oh-so-important bad behavior. This week’s poll asks if you think the agency got the penalties right. Read this article

Bombardier Delivers Global 6000 To Air Force BACN Program
Bombardier’s Defense division has delivered a modified Global 6000 aircraft to the U.S. Air Force’s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) program. The aircraft is the first of an order for up to six special-mission-configured Global 6000s placed by the Air[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, September 16, 2022
A Bucketful Of Blues Flying is an endeavor that is remarkably good at reminding you that you are not quite the Sky God you secretly imagine yourself to be. What I want to know is why are those perfect landings,[…] Read this article