Volume 27, Number 39a, September 21, 2020
Sally Wrecks Airplanes, Distrupts Gulf Coast Operations
Hurricane Sally disrupted operations and wrecked some airplanes but most of the facilities affected along the Gulf coast and inland […]   Read this article
Will Parachutes Ever Be Other Than A Cirrus Thing?
Pipistrel is offering a whole airframe parachute for its new Panthera. We may see if it's as good a sales cudgel as it has been for Cirrus.    Read this article
AVweb Classic: Reviewing The Cirrus CAPS Record
The Cirrus line of aircraft have been flying for 20 years and although most people in aviation know they have […] Read this article

Poll: Would You Want A Full Airframe Parachute?
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

FAA Moving Slowly On Drone Certification
The Chinese government is trying to influence U.S. aviation policy but it’s not hiding behind fake websites or social media […] Read this article

Three Hurt In B-25 Crash Landing
Two people were taken to a hospital and a third was able to walk away from the crash landing of […] Read this article

FAA Rapped For Dated Evacuation Standards
The U.S. Transportation Department’s Inspector General says the FAA has to update its standards for emergency airliner evacuations to reflect […] Read this article

Diamond Relaunches DA20-C1
Diamond Aircraft announced the relaunch of its DA20-C1 single-engine trainer on Friday. The updated model features a new panel layout […] Read this article

Flight School First To Add High Fidelity Motion Simulator
A Florida flight school is the first to use a new Frasca “high fidelity” motion simulator for its students. The […] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, September 18, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about flying open-cockpit aircraft, full airframe parachutes and switching to BasicMed. Read this article