Volume 26, Number 33a
August 19, 2019
 
 
UPDATED: Earnhardt Family, Pilots Safe After Citation Crash
A Cessna Citation 680 business jet carrying former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife, Amy, and their 1-year-old daughter, […]   Read this article
It's A Photoshop World
An Airbus in a cornfield? Gotta be a fake, right? Not this time. Still, here's some fun with Photoshop.   Read this article
How Pipistrel Builds Electric Airplanes
Slovenia-based Pipistrel is the only company currently marketing an electric training aircraft. In this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli visited the factories in both Slovenia and Italy to learn how the airplanes are made.   Read this article
Air Force Tests Robot Pilot
The Air Force has flown a Cessna 206 with a robotic pilot it says can essentially turn an aircraft into […] Read this article




Two Killed When Light Twin Hits House
Two people were killed, one on the airplane, one on the ground, when a Cessna 303 Crusader crashed into a […] Read this article




Rocket Booster Recovery Methods Unveiled
A couple of commercial space launch companies are steering clear of bringing their boosters back to Earth under their own […] Read this article




Blue Angels Touch During Practice
The show went on in Chicago this weekend after two Blue Angels F-18s touched during a close formation maneuver during […] Read this article




Skydiver Survives Dual Parachute Failure
Canadian authorities have launched investigations, including a criminal negligence probe, after a skydiver was injured when both her main and […] Read this article




Tecnam Traveller Receives FAA Certification
Tecnam’s P2012 Traveller has been awarded its FAA type certificate, the company announced on Friday. The 11-seat commuter was designed […] Read this article




Industry Round-up, August 16, 2019
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new addition for a charter company, a GA engine and avionics […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, August 16, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about jet fuel contamination, a crash survivor who produced a video of his rescue, engine failures, another hunt for Amelia Earhart and flying a turbine-powered hoverboard. Read this article