Volume 27, Number 36a, August 31, 2020
 
 
Emergency AD Issued On Sandia/BendixKing Attitude Indicators
The FAA has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) telling those who have Sandia SAI-340A attitude indicators that they cannot […]   Read this article
I Hate This ^%&%$ Mask
It won't be long before we'll be saying, "remember when we wore those stupid masks?" Just not quite yet.   Read this article
Best of the Web: Pilot Ericka Thanks Retiring Pilots
A few weeks ago we featured pilot Erika Jackman singing about COVID-19’s effect on airline flying and her career. She’s […] Read this article




Delta Heavy Launch Aborted In Final Seconds
United Launch Alliance says it will be at least a week before it can try again to launch an expensive […] Read this article




Boeing Tells Airlines To Ground Eight Dreamliners
Boeing has told at least three airlines to immediately ground a total of eight Boeing 787 Dreamliners for structural defects […] Read this article




Manned eVTOL Takes Test Hop In Japan
A Japanese company has completed what it says is the first manned test of a single-seat octocopter in the country. […] Read this article




Poll: Are You Taking Any COVID-19 Flying Precautions?
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




Some Disinfectants Can Damage Airplanes
AOPA is warning aircraft operators to be careful in choosing the disinfectants used to keep aircraft COVID-19 safe. A Florida […] Read this article




ARSA Files To Intervene In Repairman Certificate Denial Appeals
The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) has requested that law firm Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, P.L.C. (OFM&K) file a […] Read this article




Hurricane Laura Damages Lake Charles Airport, Destroys Radar
Anyone watching the progress of Hurricane Laura this week would have noticed that the Lake Charles NWS doppler weather radar […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, August 28, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about AI vs. human dogfights, anti-drone systems and the usefulness of ELTs. Read this article