AVweb 'Classifieds POTW January 16 2023'
Volume 30, Number 3a, January 16, 2023
Delta CEO Urges Funding Boost For FAA
The head of Delta Air Lines says the unprecedented nationwide ground stop on Wednesday “is not the FAA’s fault” and called on legislators to boost the agency’s budget. “I lay this on the fact that we are not giving them[…]   Read this article
FAA To Southwest: Here, Hold My Beer
No sooner had my trickle of Southwest Airlines memes dried up then a whole new batch flooded in like a digital version of an atmospheric river from the sodden Pacific. This time, it was the failure of the NOTAMs system.[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
Best Of The Web: How The Rolls-Royce Merlin Became A World Beater Engine
If you’ve attended AirVenture or any of the other major airshows, you’ve heard it. You could identify its sound with your eyes closed. “It” is the incomparable Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the iconic 12-cylinder powerplant that powered many of the best[…] Read this article

Avemco 'Renter's insurance...
Close Call On Runway At JFK (Corrected)
All the usual authorities are investigating an unusually close call at JFK on Jan. 13. The crew of a Delta 737 had to reject a takeoff at 104 knots when an American 777 crossed the runway in front of them.[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'Because staying in control is all that really matters'
Nepal ATR72 Crash Kills At Least 68
At least 68 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a Yeti Airline ATR72 that crashed a mile short of the runway at a newly opened airport in the resort city of Pokhara, Nepal, on Sunday. Video showed the[…] Read this article

FAA To Expand Safety Management Systems Requirements
The FAA intends to significantly broaden its safety management systems requirement according to a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published Jan. 11. The new rule would require charter, commuter and air tour operators along with aircraft manufacturers to implement safety[…] Read this article