AVweb 'Classifieds Spread your wings
 
Volume 29, Number 29b, July 19, 2022
 
 
Four Dead In Nevada Midair
Four people were killed in a midair collision involving a Piper PA-46 Malibu Mirage and a Cessna 172N Skyhawk at Nevada‚Äôs North Las Vegas airport (VGT) on Sunday. Authorities reported that each aircraft had two people onboard. The names of[…]   Read this article
Rolls-Royce UltraFan Reaches Final Build Phase
Rolls-Royce announced on Monday that it has entered the final build phase for its UltraFan technology demonstrator engine. The scalable UltraFan can produce from 25,000 to 100,000 pounds of thrust and has a fan diameter of 140 inches, making it[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
Get The Lead Out
There is a fundamental reason we perform preflight run-ups and engine checks before takeoff: It is a whole lot better to find problems at 1G, 0 feet AGL and 0 knots airspeed than it is while airborne. Making sure a[…] Read this article




JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
Lilium, Bristow To Partner On Lilium Jet eVTOL
Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer Lilium announced at the Farnborough International Airshow that it has formed a strategic partnership with vertical flight solutions company Bristow. The arrangement, outlined in a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU), includes plans[…] Read this article




Precision Flight Controls 'Train better fly safer
General Aviation Accident Bulletin, July 18, 2022
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You can learn more about the final probable[…] Read this article




Aviation Safety 'Active pilot's guide to what really matters-your safety
Pratt & Whitney Begins GTF Advantage Certification Testing
Pratt & Whitney has begun Part 33 certification testing for its GTF Advantage engine, according to a company announcement at the Farnborough International Airshow on Monday. Pratt & Whitney reports that it has already conducted extensive endurance testing on the[…] Read this article