Volume 27, Number 13a, March 23, 2020
 
 
AOPA Urges Pilot Privilege Extensions For Virus Considerations
Canada has extended medical privileges for as much as four months for pilots whose medicals expire before June 1 and […]   Read this article
ATC Resilience. Pilots, Too
COVID-19 is stressing everyone and everything, not the least of which is the ATC system. No surprise it rolls with the blows.   Read this article
Sporty's New Handheld Radio Field Report
Sporty's has a new handheld radio out called the PJ2. Aviation Consumer editor Larry Anglisano has been putting the PJ2 through its paces and prepared this field report. Read this article




Poll: Has GA Flying Increased at Your Airport Due to Covid-19
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




Virus Scare Briefly Closes New York ARTCC, Other Facilities
At least 11 air traffic control facilities have been temporarily closed over the last few days because of coronavirus cases. […] Read this article




Pilot Uses FlightAware To Emphasize Social Distancing
Almost since its inception, creative pilots have used FlightAware’s graphics to trace artistic renderings over the map underlay (some not […] Read this article




Regionals Urge Bailout Action From Congress
The CEOs of a dozen regional airlines, all members of the Regional Airlines Association (RAA), have sent a letter to […] Read this article




Emirates Parks 85 Percent Of Fleet
Emirates has virtually shut down and parked 85 percent of its fleet as airspace and border closures due to the […] Read this article




Farnborough Airshow Cancelled
The 2020 Farnborough International Airshow has been canceled due to “factors surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19.” The show was scheduled […] Read this article




Industry Round-up, March 20, 2020
AVweb’s weekly news roundup uncovered reports of a new app for weather data, an air carrier contracted to transport individuals […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, March 20, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about Chicago Midway tower closing due to coronavirus concerns, FAA guidance on flight expense sharing, and Sun 'n Fun's new schedule. Read this article