Volume 27, Number 51a, December 14, 2020
 
 
FAA Clears Pilots, Controllers To Take Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine
The FAA has cleared pilots and air traffic controllers to take the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as long as they take […]   Read this article
SpaceX’s Joyous Blowing Up of Rockets
For a relatively young company, SpaceX has made astonishing leaps in aerospace. Humility with humor is among them.    Read this article
Even A Numbskull Like Me Can Learn To Fly A Gyroplane
It’s a gyroplane, not a gyrocopter and it’s nothing at all like a helicopter. In this video, AVweb’s Paul Bertorelli […] Read this article




Virgin Galactic Test Flight Aborted
It would appear an engine swap is next for Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity suborbital spacecraft after an aborted test flight […] Read this article




Man Climbs On Wing Of Departing 737
A man is now in a “medical facility” in Las Vegas after he hopped the fence at Las Vegas’s McCarran […] Read this article




Avionics Satisfaction Survey
Aviation Consumer magazine is running a market survey on avionics upgrades. If you’ve had major avionics work done within the […] Read this article




Poll: I'm Going to AirVenture 2021 if...
Each week, we poll the savviest aviators on the World Wide Web (that's you) on a topic of interest to the flying community. Share your opinion by participating in our current poll. Read this article




Hydrogen-Powered HY4 Rolled Out
A consortium of European companies and organizations rolled out a hydrogen-powered research aircraft Friday that they hope will provide the […] Read this article




Simple Fix For 206 Cargo Door Issue Offered
Two Canadian companies have partnered to come up with a relatively simple fix for a design quirk on Cessna 206s […] Read this article




FAA Issues Dry Ice Safety Alert
Cargo carriers all over the world are loading up aircraft with up to five times as much of a hazardous […] Read this article




Garmin GTN Xi Gets New Features
Garmin has announced that several new features are available on its GTN Xi series of navigators including a dynamic glide […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, December 11, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about SpaceX's latest Starship test, remembering Chuck Yeager and learning to fly at towered vs. non-towered airports. Read this article




Industry Round-up, December 11, 2020
AVweb’s weekly news roundup found reports on two new aircraft battery chargers, a cleanliness certification for an FBO and an […] Read this article