Volume 28, Number 9a, February 22, 2021
United 777s Grounded, FAA Preparing AD, Japan Bans 777 Flights
The FAA will issue an emergency AD for requiring stepped up inspections of the fan blades on Pratt & Whitney […]   Read this article
No Injuries As 777 Rains Engine Parts Over Colorado Town, Two Injured In European Incident (Updated)
A United Airlines Boeing 777 suffered an uncontained engine failure over Broomfield, Colorado, on Saturday afternoon, spreading debris over a […]   Read this article
What's So Special About Special VFR?
Using it is within the rules, but maybe a little closer to the edges of what many of us consider safe. To survive it, you need to know how it works. Read this article

Sikorsky, FedEx Working On Single-Pilot Cargo Plane
Sikorsky and FedEx are reportedly working on technologies to allow single-pilot operations on large commercial aircraft. According to The Air […] Read this article

Poll: Is FedEx's Single-Pilot Cargo Twin a Good Idea?
Got an opinion? Of course you do. Today, tell us if you think FedEx's single-pilot turbine cargo airplane is a good idea. Read this article

FAA Completes SpaceX Investigation, Launch May Happen Monday
After a two-week investigation, the FAA has apparently decided that all is well with the SpaceX Starship interplanetary rocket test […] Read this article

Jet Blue Closes Overhead Bins To Low-Fare Pax
Budget fare customers flying JetBlue won’t have to worry about finding overhead bin space because they won’t be allowed to […] Read this article

Surf Air Mobility To Acquire Ampaire
Surf Air Mobility announced on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire electric aircraft company Ampaire. A […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, February 19, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about special VFR and cameras in the cockpit. Read this article