Volume 27, Number 49a, November 30, 2020
Final Wing Spar AD Affects 11,476 Pipers
The FAA’s Piper PA-28 and PA-32 wing spar inspection AD takes effect Dec. 28 and it involves 11,476 aircraft. The […]   Read this article
For Whom The Bell’s Tolled
Even if you wanted to, you couldn't make Bell's Palsy a laughing matter. But that doesn't keep Berge from trying. How else to keep the spirits up?   Read this article
Best of the Web: How Dodge Built Bomber Engines
Wright designed the R-3350, but it took Dodge to build it in volume only to have our nimrod editor bash them apart 30 years later. (Credit: King Rose Archives) Read this article

Reno Looking For Donations: 2021 Races In Doubt
The National Championship Air Races is more than a quarter of the way to raising the initial $500,000 of $1 […] Read this article

Poll: Would You Fly on an Airline That Requires Covid Vaccination?
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

Canada Mandates 406 ELTs, Foreign Aircraft Need Beacon
Foreign-registered aircraft flying to Canada after Nov. 25, 2021, will have to have either an ELT capable of broadcasting simultaneous […] Read this article

SpaceX To (Maybe) Send Starship To 50,000 Feet
SpaceX plans to launch the eighth version of its Starship interplanetary rocket SN8 to about 50,000 feet with an ambitious […] Read this article

Pitot Blocking Wasps Disrupt Australian Flight Ops
The average wasp’s interaction with an airplane almost always ends up as an annoying smear but there is a species […] Read this article

EHang 216 Completes First Korean Flight Tour
Urban air mobility (UAM) company EHang announced this week that its EHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) has completed its […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, November 27, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the XB-70, short landing techniques and flying the Boeing 737 MAX. Read this article