Volume 28, Number 5a, January 25, 2021
 
 
Fully Autonomous Drone Operation Approved
The FAA has allowed a Massachusetts company to conduct the first truly autonomous beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone […]   Read this article
Going to the Moon Was Easy Compared To 100UL
The National Academies report on reducing lead in avgas is a trip through time. Unfortunately, it seems to always end back where it started.   Read this article
Second Look: Propeller Overhaul Shop Tour
There’s a reason why propellers are recommended to be overhauled by service hours and calendar time, but they’re often one […] Read this article




Poll: What Should We Do About Replacing 100LL Avgas?
Got an opinion on the issues of the day? Here's your chance to tell us what you think in AVweb's weekly poll. Read this article




SpaceX Launches 143 Satellites On One Rocket
SpaceX set a new record for payloads on Sunday with the successful delivery of 143 small satellites to various orbits. […] Read this article




Replica Spirit Of St. Louis Flies, Reenactment Planned
An Oklahoma group has flown an almost precise duplicate of the Ryan NYP that carried Charles Lindbergh on his historic […] Read this article




AOPA Awards RV-10 Sweepstakes Aircraft
A Boeing 787 captain from Livermore, California, is the latest winner of the AOPA Sweepstakes aircraft. Aaron Benedetti was presented […] Read this article




Daher Delivers Kodiak 100 To First French Customer
Daher has delivered a Kodiak 100 to air services company Héli-Béarn, its first French customer for the single-engine utility turboprop. […] Read this article




RC Glider Hits 548 MPH In Record Flight
A California man has set a world speed record for RC aircraft by using an aerodynamic oddity to push his […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, January 22, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about unleaded avgas, Pipistrel's electric aircraft maintenance school and the FAA cracking down on disruptive passengers. Read this article