Volume 27, Number 20b, May 13, 2020
 
 
Rudy Frasca Passes
Flight simulator inventor Rudy Frasca passed away on May 11 of natural causes. He was 89. Frasca’s name was familiar […]   Read this article
NASA Awards $2.4 Million For Artemis Student Challenges
NASA has announced that it will provide nearly $2.4 million in funding to six universities as part of the agency’s […]   Read this article
Boeing Order Book Falls Below 5,000
For the first time in seven years, orders for Boeing’s commercial aircraft fell below 5,000 units, the company announced today. […] Read this article




G600 Earns EASA Approval
Gulfstream Aerospace announced on Monday that its G600 business jet has earned type certificate approval from the European Union Aviation […] Read this article




Zenith Aircraft Offers Virtual Demo Flight
With the opportunity for would-be builders of the Zenith kit aircraft scuttled by COVID-19, the company has taken the initiative […] Read this article




Also Virtual: FAA UAS Symposium (UPDATED)
The fifth-annual FAA UAS Symposium, originally scheduled for the middle of June in Baltimore, will shift to a virtual format. […] Read this article




KITPLANES Flight Review: Whisper X350
LeRoy Cook checks out the South African Whisper X350 Experimental/Amateur-Built aircraft.  Read this article




Avianca Files For Chapter 11
Colombian airline Avianca filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection over the weekend, the result of the global collapse of air […] Read this article




Paint Shop Survey
If you had your aircraft painted in the last few years, the editors of Aviation Consumer magazine want to hear about. Read this article




First Plague, Then Murder Hornets. Now Aliens.
If recently released Navy footage of UFOs really caught aliens in flight, look for them to land on the White House lawn around Wednesday.  Read this article




Poll: Do You Think That Navy HUD Footage Shows Alien Spacraft?
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