Volume 28, Number 19a, May 3, 2021
 
 
ZeroAvia Hydrogen Test Bed Crashes After Off-Airport Landing
ZeroAvia’s ambitious program to develop hydrogen-powered aircraft suffered a setback on April 29 when its Piper Malibu Mirage testbed was […]   Read this article
New Taxes, Like Canada's Luxury Tax, Have A Way Of Spreading
Canada is moving forward on a big surtax on new private airplanes. Will the U.S. follow?   Read this article
Encore: Kyle Franklin's Super Cub Comedy Act
The Flying Farmer act has been a staple of airshows for years. Kyle Franklin’s version is just as entertaining as […] Read this article




Poll: Are You Planning to Attend AirVenture?
With AirVenture 2021 about three months away, this week's poll asks if you will attend the event. which begins on July 26. Read this article




Senate Confirms Bill Nelson As NASA Administrator
The U.S. Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to confirm former astronaut and senator Bill Nelson as the 14th administrator of […] Read this article




Lunar Lander Deal Paused After Bid Protests
The unsuccessful bidders in NASA’s lunar lander contract have protested the award to SpaceX so the process is on hold […] Read this article




Younkin Unhurt In Beech 18 Mishap
Airshow performer Matt Younkin is fine but his pristine Beech 18 is a little banged up after a partial gear-up […] Read this article




Zenair Founder Chris Heintz Dies
One of general aviation’s most prolific aircraft designers and a pioneer of the modern homebuilt movement, Zenair founder Chris Heintz […] Read this article




Personal Diversion Lands Air Force Pilot In Hot Water
A Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilot checked in on time for his flight but will carry a stain on […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, April 30, 2021
This week's letters brought comments from readers about electric aircraft, looking up old N-numbers and the value of see-and-avoid. Read this article




Industry Round-up, April 30, 2021
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on emergency power inverters for Gulfstream aircraft, a collaboration to advance sustainable aviation […] Read this article