Bose 'Test of time
Volume 29, Number 33c, August 17, 2022
NTSB Preliminary Report Includes PIC Testimony In Fatal Copilot Plunge
The NTSB’s preliminary report (accident number ERA22LA348 ) on the July 29 fatal flight of CASA 212 N497CA, released today (Aug. 16), includes input from the still-unidentified pilot in command (PIC), who landed the damaged skydiving aircraft after his copilot,[…]   Read this article
USAF F-35s Cleared To Return To Flight After Ejection-Seat Issue Resolved
The U.S. Air Force fleet of some 376 F-35A fifth-generation fighters is back in the air after problems with ejection seats, reported by AVweb two weeks ago, grounded them. According to an email from USAF Air Combat Command spokeswoman Alexi[…]   Read this article
JP Instruments 'Easy Fit
Airline Re-Booking Practices Coming Under Fire From Passengers
A Washington Post article highlighted airlines’ issues with rebooking bumped passengers. As examples, a Toronto man found his pet cats flew off to California without him on Air Canada, and Qantas re-booked a 13-month-old girl on one flight and her[…] Read this article

Garmin 'Webinar Creating... safety program
European Precision Flying Competition Kicks Off Next Week
Next week, 50 pilots from 11 different countries will compete at Albi Le Sequestre aerodrome northeast of Toulouse in France in the 25th FAI (Fédération Aéronautique International) World Precision Flying Championships. Running from Aug. 22 to 25, this year’s competition[…] Read this article

MCICO 'Save space save time save the day
WAI Sponsor Repeats Its Donation For An Eighth Straight Year
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has received a grant from the International Society of Transport Aircraft Training (ISTAT) Foundation for the eighth year in a row. Defined as “an organization committed to fostering interest in, creating opportunities for, and providing[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Take-off into the world of homebuilt aircraft
Short Final: Maintain 200 Knots
One beautiful day in Atlanta Center, Smiley, a well‑known character at the TRACON, was the final approach controller and was assigning everyone 180 KIAS to the marker. Atlanta Center: “Corporate 123 say speed.” Corporate 123: “160 … Ahh I mean[…] Read this article