Volume 28, Number 42c, October 13, 2021
Honda Tests New Aircraft Concept
Honda Aircraft Company introduced its new HondaJet 2600 business jet concept at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) on Monday. According to the company, the concept—including a full-size mock-up—is on display to “collect customer feedback and validate market[…]   Read this article
Diamond Joins The eFray With Plans For An All-Electric eDA40
With a history of exploring hybrid-electric aircraft technology dating back to 2011, Austria-based Diamond Aircraft has announced it’s aiming for “an all-electric solution to the General Aviation market—the eDA40.” Derived from the existing piston-engine DA40 airframe, Diamond claims the eDA40[…]   Read this article
NBAA 2021: Garmin G5000 Flight Deck
Garmin earned an STC for retrofitting its G5000 integrated avionics suite in the Cessna Citation Excel/XLS, an upgrade that gives these workhorses a sizable boost in capability and resale value. Larry Anglisano caught up with Garmin’s Dave Brown at the[…] Read this article

Boeing Sells First MAX BBJ Since Grounding
Boeing has sold its first business jet version of the 737 MAX since the end of the 18-month grounding of the type and says it will continue to anchor the BBJ line. “Interest in private and business aviation has increased[…] Read this article

FlightAware Expands With Ground Tracking Capability
At the 2021 NBAA-BACE convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, FlightAware announced new tiers of aircraft tracking, including FlightAware Global Silver. This is a lower-cost addition to the popular Global flight tracking suite platform that the company said is used by[…] Read this article

Camera Buff Released After La Guardia Security Incident
The man at the center of the emergency taxiway evacuation of an American Eagle flight at La Guardia on Saturday was a vintage camera buff whose in-flight preoccupation with his hobby was misinterpreted by a seatmate. The unidentified passenger spent[…] Read this article

CAE Announces Its First West Coast-Area Training Center In Las Vegas
Canadian-based training specialist CAE has announced it is building a new training center in Las Vegas, the better to serve pilots and aircraft operators on the U.S. West Coast. Construction is currently underway at the new center, which is located[…] Read this article

General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You can learn more about the final probable[…] Read this article