Volume 27, Number 31a, July 27, 2020
 
 
Garmin Web-Based Utilities Down After Suspected Attack (Updated)
On Monday, July 27, 2020 Garmin officially announced it was the victim of a cyber attack that encrypted some of […]   Read this article
AirVenture: A Year Ago, A Year From Now
I'm not gonna go all maudlin and join the pity party. Let's move smartly through the week and look ahead to 2021. And beyond.   Read this article
Best of the Web: Imagine There's No Virus
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit aviation and especially the airline industry hard. The major layoffs appear to be yet ahead. […] Read this article




Poll: If AirVenture Went On This Week, Would You Attend?
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll. Read this article




Emergency AD Affects 2000 Stored 737s
The FAA issued an emergency AD affecting more than 2,000 second- and third-generation Boeing 737s that have been parked since […] Read this article




Heat Turned Up For Pilot Database
Some congressional heavyweights are leaning on the Department of Transportation to finalize a Pilots Records Database they say would provide […] Read this article




Airbus Completes Autonomous Airliner Experiment
Airbus has flown a new A350-1000 without the help of pilots 500 times in a research project that involved equipping […] Read this article




Epic E1000 Earns FAA Production Certificate
Oregon-based Epic Aircraft announced on Thursday that its E1000 single-engine turboprop has received its FAA production certificate. According to Epic, […] Read this article




Canadian Airshow Goes With Drive-In Format
The USAF Thunderbirds will do a full airshow performance in September but only Canadians will get to see it. Ditto […] Read this article




COVID-19 Affects Airborne Weather Forecasting
If you’ve noticed the local forecast is a little shakier than usual, you can indirectly blame the pandemic. The drastic […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, July 24, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the dangers of convective weather, Qantas retiring its 747s, unidentified drone swarms and taking a ride in Ehang's multirotor. Read this article