Volume 28, Number 17b, April 21, 2021
 
 
Sun 'N Fun 2021: Pipistrel's First Showing of the Panthera
Pipistrel’s sleek and sexy Panthera has been getting a lot of buzz but, surprisingly, it has never been shown at […]   Read this article
NTSB Report Cites Failure Of 'See and Avoid' In Alaska Midair
The NTSB unanimously agreed on the probable causes of a May 2019 mid-air collision in Alaska that killed six and injured 10.   Read this article
Mis-balanced Takeoff Causes Alitalia A320 Tail Strike
An Alitalia Airbus A320 aborted its takeoff at Milan Malpensa Airport in Spain after suffering a tail-strike attributed to mismatched seating of passengers. Read this article




EU Summit Promotes Future Use Of SAF For Business Aviation
A first-of-its-kind summit concluded in Brussels, Belgium, earlier this week, dedicated to “a strategic plan for advancing the production, availability, […] Read this article




SpaceX Pulls A Lunar Lander Out Of The Hat
It's not so much that SpaceX continues to surprise, but that hardly a week goes by when it doesn't. And this week, Alice, we're going to the Moon on a Starship. Read this article




Heavy-Metal Musician, Ultralight Enthusiast Dies In Trike Crash
The former bassist for the German heavy-metal band Metalium was killed Sunday, April 18 in the crash of his ultralight trike in Spain.  Read this article




CAAC Establishes EHang eVTOL Certification Team
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has established a type certification team for EHang’s EH216 “passenger-grade” autonomous electric vertical […] Read this article




Boeing Raises Retirement Age For CEO
The Boeing Board of Directors announced on Tuesday that it has extended the mandatory retirement age for its president and […] 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 […] Read this article