Volume 27, Number 7c, February 14, 2020
 
 
MAX Concerns Launch DOT Audit Of FAA Pilot Training Requirements
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Inspector General announced on Monday that it has initiated an audit of […]   Read this article
Texas Colt: Big Airplane Handling
The idea behind the light sport aircraft rule was to stimulate new designs at affordable prices. “Affordable” is arguable, but […]   Read this article
Bombardier Divests A220 Program
Struggling Bombardier has divested itself of its minority share of the Airbus A220 program, moving it another stop closer to […] Read this article




Rolls-Royce Begins Building UltraFan Demonstrator
Rolls-Royce has started manufacturing fan blades for its UltraFan demonstrator engine in Bristol, U.K., the company announced on Tuesday. According […] Read this article




Superior Settles One XP-400 Lawsuit (Updated)
Superior Air Parts has settled the lawsuit stemming from a 2016 crash of a Van’s RV-8A experimental following catastrophic failure […] Read this article




Picture of the Week, February 13, 2020
This glider is a Shempp Hirth Discus flown by Russ Flint, a long time member of the Winnipeg Gliding Club. Photo by Pat Pelletier. Read this article




Best Of The Web: How Merlins Were Built
Anyone who has visited Oshkosh has heard the unique exhaust song of the Rolls-Royce Merlin. Nearly 150,000 of these iconic […] Read this article




FAA Issues Package Drone Certification Notice (Corrected)
The FAA is proposing to issue type certificates for individual unmanned aircraft designs heavier than 55 pounds that will be […] Read this article