Volume 28, Number 46b, November 10, 2021
NTSB Cites Tamarack Mod In Crash: Company Disputes Finding
The NTSB has released its final report on a 2018 Cessna Citation crash near Memphis, Indiana, and the board blames the jet’s active winglets for the loss of control. But Sandpoint, Idaho-based Tamarack Aerospace, the manufacturer of the Active Technology[…]   Read this article
Red Tail Mustang Comes Up Lame, But The 'Rise Above' Show Goes On
The Commemorative Air Force’s P-51C Mustang experienced a runway excursion last Thursday (Nov. 4) on landing at Tallahassee International Airport in Florida. The pilot was not injured, and the damage is described as minor. The airport’s Deputy Director of Aviation,[…]   Read this article
Embraer Launches Ambitious Plans For 'Energia' Line
Brazilian airframer Embraer has announced “concepts” for its Energia line, described as a family of nine- to 50-seat aircraft using an array of propulsion technologies, including hybrid, hydrogen, dual-fuel gas turbine, and electric systems. The first of these aircraft are[…] Read this article

NBAA Lauds Passage Of Infrastructure/Jobs Legislation
National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen welcomed congressional passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Friday. He called the legislation “a victory for America’s transportation sector and a recognition of NBAA’s successful advocacy efforts.[…] Read this article

Gulfstream To Build New Arizona Service Center
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced plans to build a new aircraft service center at Arizona’s Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). The 225,000-square-foot maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility represents a more than $70 million investment for the company. According to Gulfstream, the[…] Read this article

Emirates Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Recycling Program For A380 Fleet
Once the envy of airlines worldwide, the Emirates Airline fleet of four-engine, double-decker Airbus A380s is now destined for a futuristic program of a very different kind. As part of a contract between Emirates and UAE-based Falcon Aircraft Recycling, the[…] Read this article

General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You can learn more about the final probable[…] Read this article

Short Final: Progressive Instructions
In the summer of 1970, at the ripe old age of 16, with a total of 27 hours (13 solo), I convinced my instructor to let me fly my family’s Cessna 140 from Atlanta to Panama City for my first[…] Read this article