Volume 27, Number 5a, January 27, 2020
 
 
Kobe Bryant, Eight Others Killed In Helicopter Crash (Updated)
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine victims of a fatal helicopter crash near […]   Read this article
Face Winter And Spit In Its Eye
Be warned: This is not one of those mid-winter pieces touting the glories of ski-flying in Carbon Cubs above Dr. Zhivago frozen lakes.    Read this article
How Diamond Builds Composite Airplanes
Diamond Aircraft builds composite airplanes in two factories, one in Austria and one in London, Ontario. In this long-form video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli reports on how the Ontario plant turns out the DA40 single--both the Lycoming and Austro diesel versions--and the impressive DA62 twin. Read this article




Poll: Do You Like Winter Flying?
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll. Read this article




Boeing, FAA Offer Differing MAX Timelines
Airlines got mixed messages about the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX last week. Early in the week, […] Read this article




777X Flies
After waiting two days for better weather, Boeing took advantage of a brief break in the rain and high winds […] Read this article




Collings, FAA Reach Agreement On Possible Future Flights
The Collings Foundation is hopeful it will be able to resume passenger flights on its historic aircraft after the FAA […] Read this article




Eviation Electric Aircraft Prototype Damaged In Testing Fire
Eviation Aircraft’s all-electric Alice commuter prototype caught fire during ground testing at Ernest A. Love Field (PRC) in Prescott, Arizona, […] Read this article




Laser Attack Caught On Police Video
A Florida man is facing a laundry list of charges after he allegedly pointed a laser at least four aircraft, […] Read this article




Twin Tigers Airshow Pilot, Passenger Killed In Crash
Airshow pilot Mark Nowosielski and his passenger Nathan Sorenson died in the crash of the Mustang II homebuilt they were […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, January 24, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about Pipistrel ramping up electric aircraft production, weather briefings, and SpaceX's plans for a manned launch this year. Read this article




Industry Round-up, January 24, 2020
AVweb’s weekly news roundup found reports on a training award for a California-based FBO, the opening of a new flight […] Read this article