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Volume 29, Number 36e, September 9, 2022
 
 
First Drone Earns FAA Type Certificate
The Matternet M2 has become the first non-military unmanned aircraft system (UAS/drone) to earn its FAA type certificate. In an announcement on Wednesday, drone delivery system developer Matternet stated that the M2 underwent four years of evaluation by the FAA[…]   Read this article
Paul Millner On Avgas Market Realities
On Sept. 1, 2022, the FAA finally approved the first 100-octane unleaded aviation gasoline. Getting it to market will be anything but easy. In this interview with AVweb’s Paul Bertorelli, longtime refinery expert Paul Millner explains the technology and economics[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
United Invests $15 Million In Eve Air Mobility
United Airlines has signed a $15 million investment deal with urban air mobility (UAM) company Eve Air Mobility for the purchase of 200 four-seat electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The agreement also includes options for an additional 200[…] Read this article




Jet Shades 'Fly cool and protected...
Icing Revealed
Since the dawn of aviation, icing has emerged as one of the great hazards of flying. The 1994 American Eagle crash in Roselawn, Indiana, shows that this problem has dogged aviation well into the modern era and called the bluff[…] Read this article




Alsim 'ALSR AATD
Gulfstream Flies Second G700 Test Aircraft
Gulfstream announced on Thursday that it has flown its second fully outfitted G700 test aircraft. According to the company, the aircraft will be used to “ensure the maturity, durability and comfort” of cabin elements, including the model’s new dynamic circadian[…] Read this article




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