David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Volume 29, Number 21e, May 27, 2022
Joby Receives Part 135 Certificate
Joby Aviation announced on Thursday that it has received its Part 135 air carrier certificate from the FAA, allowing the company to operate aircraft commercially. Joby reported that the certification process included the submission of more than 850 pages of[…]   Read this article
Sonaca Halts Production Of Sonaca 200
Citing the ongoing impact of the COVID pandemic, Sonaca Group subsidiary Sonaca Aircraft has stopped production of its Sonaca 200 single-engine trainer. The Belgium-based company reports that it approached a number of strategic partners “to help its subsidiary enter new[…]   Read this article
Whelen 'Let us light your world!
Top Gun Slinger
One of the best things about going out to visit kit companies—aside from the airplanes of course—is meeting the people that make up our community and industry. I have spent time at so many kit companies that it is hard[…] Read this article

Alsim 'ALSR20 Cirrus aircraft
AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 Notice Released
With the annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention around the corner, the organization has released the notice covering arrival and departure procedures for those flying to the show. EAA highlighted that the document features several changes this[…] Read this article

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Earl Lawrence Joins Xwing As Chief Compliance And Quality Officer
Outgoing FAA Executive Director of Certification Earl Lawrence has joined Xwing as the company’s new chief compliance and quality officer. Based in California, Xwing develops autonomous flight technology designed for current and future aircraft. Before taking over as executive director[…] Read this article