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Volume 30, Number 24e, June 16, 2023
House T&I Committee Approves FAA Reauthorization Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee has approved a bill to reauthorize the FAA by a unanimous vote. The Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act (H.R. 3935) was introduced last Friday by T&I[…]   Read this article
Electra Unveils Hybrid-Electric STOL Demonstrator
Electra.aero rolled out its hybrid-electric short takeoff and landing (eSTOL) technology demonstrator for the first time this week. Called the Model EL-2 “Goldfinch,” the two-seat test vehicle will be used to “track performance and inform the design” for the company’s[…]   Read this article
Lightspeed 'Delta Zulu improved
The Honorable Pilot
Recently I got a request from an instrument student. He needed help fielding the inevitable systems and scenario-based questions about the G1000’s many failure modes. I authored an article on that topic in 2010 for IFR, but it was insufficient[…] Read this article

Aspen 'Trade in trade up save big
FAA To Require Secondary Flight Deck Barrier
The FAA has issued a new rule that will require a secondary barrier on the flight deck of some new commercial airplanes. Designed to “protect flight decks from intrusion when the flight deck door is open,” the rule (PDF) affects[…] Read this article

Airfleet Capital 'Aircraft Financing
Embraer Installs First KC-390 Flight Simulator
Embraer held a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the installation of the first flight simulator for the KC-390 Millennium multi-mission military jet. Located at the Embraer Academy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, the Level D simulator includes a training[…] Read this article

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