Volume 27, Number 22b, May 25, 2020
 
 
Pakistan Airliner Landed Gear Up On First Try: Report
Pakistan media is reporting Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK8303 landed gear up and the crew muscled it back into the […]   Read this article
Can There Be This Many Engines?
Aviation has its share of really weird engines. Probably a lot more than you ever realized.   Read this article
Spitfire Takeoff And Formation Flight
If the Supermarine Spitfire isn’t the iconic fighter of World War II, it’s in the top three. There are just […] Read this article




Rough-Running Bonanza Crashed On Third Takeoff Attempt
There’s probably a reason the term “third time’s the charm” isn’t used much in aviation circles and the NTSB is […] Read this article




POLL: Do You Use a Tablet in the Cockpit?
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




Proposed AD Affects 7,000 Cessna Taildraggers
The FAA is proposing an AD on some Cessna taildraggers requiring an inspection of the tail cones and horizontal stabilizers. […] Read this article




Air Force Drops Pilot Height Standards
The Air Force is scrapping minimum and maximum height requirements for pilots in a bid primarily to attract more female […] Read this article




Paint Shop Survey
If you had your aircraft painted in the last few years, the editors of Aviation Consumer magazine want to hear about. Read this article




Would-Be Mechanic Tries To Bribe Examiner
A Las Vegas air maintenance student has pleaded guilty to trying to bribe his way through the final exam. Frank […] Read this article




Industry Round-up, May 22, 2020
AVweb’s weekly news roundup uncovered reports of the opening of an engineering facility, a new carbon monoxide detector, PMA approval […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, May 22, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about emergency landings, drone operations near other aircraft and attending airshows during the coronavirus pandemic. Read this article