Volume 28, Number 11a, March 8, 2021
Pilot Shortage Threatens Airline Recovery
The pandemic-paused pilot shortage will be felt again by 2023 and back with a vengeance by 2025, according to a […]   Read this article
Already Had My Electric Airplane, Thank You
When gasoline-powered airplanes finally go away, will we toss lithium ions on the ground during pre-flight?    Read this article
Sun 'n Fun 2021: Smaller Show, But COVID-19 Ready
After a one-year hiatus, Sun ‘n Fun is back for 2021. In this advance video, SnF President Lites Leenhouts says […] Read this article

Sun ‘n Fun 2021: Fewer Exhibitors and Attendees, But Ready With COVID-19 Precautions
Sun ‘n Fun 2021 will launch in five weeks and although the show will have fewer exhibitors and slightly restricted […] Read this article

Poll: When Will Elon Musk's SpaceX Get Humans to Mars
SpaceX seems to launch a Mars rocket every two weeks. Today's poll asks when you think the company will actually but human on the red planet. Read this article

FAA Engineer Says MCAS Should Be Scrapped
The FAA safety engineer who says he should have signed off on the Boeing 737 MAX Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System […] Read this article

Airline Payroll Support Extended To Sept. 30
The stimulus package passed Saturday contained about $14 billion in continued support for airlines and mandates relative employment stability until […] Read this article

Bell Scrambles To Replace Faulty Collective Handles In New 505s
Transport Canada has imposed its second emergency AD in two weeks on Bell’s newest helicopter after the collective handle on […] Read this article

Volocopter Series D Raises $238 Million
Urban air mobility (UAM) company Volocopter announced on Wednesday that it has raised €200 million ($238 million) in its Series […] Read this article

Unmanned Aircraft Need Too Many People Says Air Force Commander
Some military brass say that unmanned aircraft need too many people to keep them flying. The issue came up with […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, March 5, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the latest SpaceX Starship test, Joby's eVTOL and which aviation innovation should win this year's Collier Trophy. Read this article