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Volume 30, Number 9a, February 27, 2023
PC-12 Medevac Broke Up, Five Killed (Updated)
The NTSB says a Pilatus PC-12 medevac aircraft broke up in flight shortly after taking off from Reno Airport on Friday night. All five people aboard the Care Flight aircraft were killed when the aircraft suddenly disappeared from radar as[…]   Read this article
The Drip, Drip Of Bad Publicity About 100LL
For the 40-odd years we’ve been trying to eliminate tetraethyl lead from avgas, general aviation has been a target of opportunity for dirty-little-secret headlines. The industry’s amazing persistence in preserving this problem has cost me at least several pairs of[…]   Read this article
Aspen 'Trade in trade up save big
Best Of the Web: A Visit To Van Sant
It’s tempting to decry the disappearance of the classic country airport. It’s also a myth. Sure, many have been plowed up for houses or shopping centers, but there are still plenty out there. One of the most storied is Van[…] Read this article

Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Regional Jet Aborts Landing To Avoid Departing Flight At Burbank
The NTSB and FAA are investigating yet another incursion in which the crew of an inbound aircraft had to abort a landing because there was an aircraft departing on the same runway. The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) is reporting a[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Take-off into the world of homebuilt aircraft
Boeing Suspends 787 Production Over Fuselage Issue
Boeing has suspended production of 787s after it discovered an error in the manufacture of the aircraft fuselage. “In reviewing certification records, Boeing discovered an analysis error by our supplier related to the 787 forward pressure bulkhead,” Boeing said in[…] Read this article

First Customer Lear Jet To Be Restored
The world’s oldest Lear Jet is on its way to its birthplace where a group of enthusiasts hopes to restore it to flying condition. The Classic Lear Jet Foundation found the first aircraft delivered by Bill Lear’s upstart company. It[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, February 24, 2023
Changing Of The Guard I started flying in 1966 out of Zamperini Field (KTOA) in Torrance, CA, at a time when general aviation began to flourish in Southern California. The airport tallied approximately 348,000 operations annually, making it a busy[…] Read this article