Volume 26, Number 26a
July 1, 2019
 
 
10 Dead In Texas King Air Crash (Updated)
Local officials in Addison, Texas, have confirmed that all 10 people aboard died in the crash of a King Air […]   Read this article
Rudders? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Rudders
The venerable Ercoupe was touted as "requiring no footwork." And a generation of post-war pilots can tell you that was sure enough true.   Read this article
Best Of The Web: How A Radial Engine Goes Together
Ever wonder how a radial engine goes together, especially how those seven or nine connecting rods all merge at the crankshaft? Grab some coffee and sit through this master class video by Dan Cabral and you'll find out. Carbral is a product design engineer and used Keyshot to render this animation and After Effects to assemble the video. The engine is a Rotec R-2800. See more at www.dancabraldesign.com.   Read this article
Textron Service Letter Affects Cardinals, Centurions
Some Cessna 177 and 210 owners will need an immediate inspection of the spar that holds their wings on after […] Read this article




Boeing Outsourced Coding For $9 An Hour
Bloomberg is reporting that Boeing outsourced coding of software on the Boeing 737 MAX to engineers who were paid as […] Read this article




Wheels Ground Off On United A319
A United A319 crew had their hands full on Saturday after the brakes on the left main gear apparently locked […] Read this article




NASA Restores Apollo Mission Control Center
NASA officially reopened the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, on Friday. […] Read this article




Video: Fighter Jettisons Bombs, Tanks After Bird Strike
A massive explosion rocked an Indian air force base on Friday and it was Indian ordnance that triggered the blast. […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, June 28, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about automation and the Boeing 737 MAX, skydiving crashes, and the need for regulatory changes for supersonic aircraft. Read this article




Short Final: How To Get To HEVVN
Just off the shore of northwest Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico, is HEVVN, an oft‑used fix for pilots crossing […] Read this article




Picture of the Week, June 27, 2019
My 4 year old has been flying with me since he was 11 months old. He's as comfortable in and around airplanes as he is anywhere. He was taking a nap in the back seat during my IFR checkride. Photo by Robert Murray. Read this article




Garmin's New Turbine Engine Monitoring For G500/G600
Owners of Cessna 208s, TBM 700/850s and Piper Malibu JetPROP conversions can now get Garmin’s integrated Engine Indication System monitoring […] Read this article