Volume 28, Number 46c, November 12, 2021
Garmin Accepts The Robert J. Collier Trophy for Autoland
Garmin was presented the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy in Arlington, Virginia, on Nov. 4, 2021, for designing, developing and fielding Emergency Autoland—the world’s first certified autonomous system that activates during an emergency to control and land an aircraft without[…]   Read this article
Veterans Day: Thinking Past Thanks For Your Service
Veterans Day comes on Thursday, so I am early with my remembrance of this day and what it means. For me, it will be just another work day and one that’s out of the office covering an aviation event. That[…]   Read this article
Avionics Sales Rise In Q3 2021
Total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales have risen in the first nine months of the year, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) third quarter (Q3) 2021 Avionics Market Report. The organization recorded total sales for the year[…] Read this article

Flaps In A Gusty Cross?
There’s normal, and then there’s normal. Which is to say that while much of aviation relies on routine procedures and aircraft configurations, among other things, there are exceptions to most norms. For example, the FAA long ago declared a “normal”[…] Read this article

NASA Delays Lunar Landing Plans
NASA is pushing its plans for a crewed mission to the Moon back until at least 2025, the agency announced in an update on its Artemis program on Tuesday. Originally aiming to land “the first woman and next man” on[…] Read this article

NAFI MentorLIVE Lines Up 50th Broadcast
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) is preparing for the 50th broadcast of its monthly MentorLIVE livestreaming program. The program, which launched in June 2017, is designed to provide specialized safety messages and educational content for flight instructors and[…] Read this article

Airbus Flies SAF-Powered H225
Airbus has kicked off a new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) test campaign with the flight of a twin-engine H225 helicopter powered by an engine operating on 100 percent SAF. The test, which Airbus noted was the first of its kind[…] Read this article