Volume 27, Number 37b, September 9, 2020
Pipistrel's V300 Autonomous Cargo Aircraft Explained
This week, the innovative Slovenian company Pipistrel Vertical Solutions announced a new autonomous eVTOL aircraft, which it hopes to have […]   Read this article
KITPLANES Review: Sportsman in Transition
Experimental aviation, full of trendsetters and outliers though it definitely is, often follows a predictable path. Companies come and companies […]   Read this article
Boom Enters Supersonic Air Force One Race
Days after the U.S. Air Force let SBIR contracts to startups Exosonic and Hermeus for potential Air Force One (and […] Read this article

Last Airshow Standing: Midwest LSA Expo On For This Weekend
In what could be the last industry airshow and expo of the 2020 season that wasn’t, the Midwest LSA Expo […] Read this article

Chinese "Long March" Booster Lands Near School
After launching a new satellite on Sept. 7, a Chinese Long March 4B rocket’s first stage was captured on its […] Read this article

FAA Launches Aviation Maintenance Workforce Grant Program
The FAA has introduced an aviation maintenance technical workforce development grant program aimed at recruiting students and increasing interest in […] Read this article

Resurgence Of The RG
Cirrus and Columbia all but buried the idea of retractable gear for high-performance singles. Pipistrel and Diamond are bringing it back. Read this article

Density Altitude and You
Many years ago as an instrument rated private pilot, I had the opportunity to take a mountain flying course in […] Read this article

Accident Probe: Bad Bounce
If the primary yardstick determining what constitutes a “bad” landing is the number and magnitude of its bounces, my worst […] Read this article

Short Final: Turbo
A few years ago, my wife and I were scooting along in our 1973 Cessna 182 from Visalia, California (KVIS) […] Read this article

Poll: Are You Ready To Attend An Outdoor Aviation Event?
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