Bose 'Quiet the noise
Volume 30, Number 37d, September 14, 2023
Storm Wrecks Aircraft, Buildings At Mesa Airport
By Myron Nelson Dozens of aircraft and numerous buildings were damaged or destroyed when a windstorm hit Falcon Field (KFFZ) in Mesa, Arizona, on Tuesday evening.  Local officials said the storm was a microburst. Aircraft went airborne when the wind[…]   Read this article
Less Regulation, More Personal Responsibility (Amended)
In this blog space, it’s rarely ill-advised to oppose any new regulation and as an evergreen topic, grinding on existing ones from time to time is always good sport, too. So I’ll take a breather here from slamming in detail[…]   Read this article
Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
Veil Lifted On B-21
The head of the Air Force released the most detailed photos yet of the B-21 Raider, the pricey pilot-optional strategic bomber that will replace the B-2. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, who is likely the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs[…] Read this article

Gogoair 'Avance: Elevate, connect, conquer
Survey: ADS-B Usage
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers are asking certificated general aviation pilots to complete a short anonymous survey. The purpose of the questionnaire is to gather information on how general aviation pilots make use of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance‐Broadcast (ADS‐B) system for[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
FAA Extends Drone ID Deadline Six Months
The FAA has given drone operators an extra six months to install mandatory electronic identification gear on their aircraft. Operators now have until March 16, 2024, to add the tiny modules or buy factory-equipped aircraft so they can broadcast the[…] Read this article