Volume 26, Number 27b
July 10, 2019
 
 
Patrouille Suisse Performs Over Wrong Town (Updated)
The Patrouille Suisse, a Swiss air force aerobatic demonstration team, performed a planned flyby over the wrong town last weekend. […]   Read this article
Preliminary Report Issued On Hawaii Skydiving Crash
The NTSB has issued its preliminary report on the fatal crash of a Beech 65-A90 conducting a skydiving flight from […]   Read this article
Top Ten Tips For Managing Risk
“Everyone talks about the weather but no one ever does anything about it.” (Stop me if you’ve heard that before.) […]   Read this article
Aireon ALERT Now Live
Aireon and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have announced that the Aireon Aircraft Location and Emergency Response Tracking (ALERT) service […] Read this article




Cockpit Tour: Garmin G5000 Jet Upgrades
There are plenty of aging legacy jets with maintenance-intensive avionics nearly ready for fresh avionics, and Garmin is on it. Two-plus years in the making, it recently completed the expensive STC for the G5000 integrated avionics and autopilot for Cessna Citation Excel/XLS business jets—a favorite among a wide variety of operators. In this video Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano looked deep into an XLS G5000 retrofit, and the buying decision, with Garmin's Dave Brown Read this article




Rolls-Royce Strengthening Hybrid Electric Research
Rolls-Royce is working on an initiative to strengthen its hybrid electric power and propulsion research and development activities in Brandenburg, […] Read this article




Safran Building New Manufacturing Facility
Safran has announced plans to build a new production facility for aircraft carbon brakes in Feyzin, France. The company says […] Read this article




Submit Your Photo To Our Picture Of The Week Contest
Submit your photo to our Picture of the Week contest. Read this article




Picture of the Week, July 4, 2019
I am fortunate enough to have been invited to be the Sport Class Air Racing Ramp Boss for the National Championship Air Races in Reno. During the first week of June 2019, I was training and present for the Sport Formation Warm-Up and Pylon Racing School in Reno. Over 30 Sport Class air racers were participating and parked on the Sport Class Ramp area. A sudden thunderstorm dropped rain on us and found the reflection of the clouds quite dramatic. I took this with my iPhone Xs and used Photoshop to increase the contrast and saturation. Copyrighted photo by Rob Huntington. 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 […] Read this article