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Volume 30, Number 40d, October 5, 2023
Gulfstream Not Participating In This Year's NBAA-BACE Event
Gulfstream Aerospace, builders of a full line of business jets currently topped by the intercontinental G650/G650ER, is taking a pass on exhibiting at this year’s National Business Aviation Association NBAA-BACE (Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition.) The annual event, which launches[…]   Read this article
FAA Pushes Out Deadline For MOSAIC Comments To Jan. 22, 2024
The FAA has extended the comment period on the Modernization of Special Airworthiness Certification (aka MOSAIC) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) another 90 days. Originally scheduled to close on Oct. 23, comments may now be submitted up to Jan. 22,[…]   Read this article
JP Instruments 'Perfect Fit
A Personal Salute To Spad
Last spring, Richard McSpadden talked me off a ledge of sorts. Now, following his death in a crash on Sunday, I wonder if I’m not back out on it. I had called him to discuss some analytical work I was[…] Read this article

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Joby's Preproduction Prototype Flies In 'Pilot-Onboard' Mode
Joby Aviation announced today it has flown its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) preproduction prototype with pilots manipulating the controls. Before the “pilot-on-board” sorties, all other test flights have taken place under remote control from the ground. Four pilots[…] Read this article

AEA 'Request your free Pilot's Guide
New Jersey Flight Instructor Flies To The Aid Of Foundering Boaters
On Aug. 19, quick thinking by a flight instructor working for Mercer County Community College (MCCC) in New Jersey might have saved the lives of two sailors off the Jersey Shore. The Trentonian newspaper reported last week that Ryan Sarria[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
'Smart' Artillery Shell Self-Guides To A Moving Target After Firing
Northrop Grumman announced today (Oct. 4) the U.S. Navy has awarded a development contract for the company’s new self-guided 57-mm high explosive artillery ammunition—an artillery shell that can fine-tune its trajectory after it has been fired. Northrop Grumman will test[…] Read this article