Bose 'Test of time
Volume 29, Number 29d, July 21, 2022
Air Force Eying Single-Pilot KC-46s
The Air Force is considering cutting potential crew casualties by eliminating copilots on KC-46 Pegasus tankers on high-risk missions during war. The Air Force Times is reporting top brass are concerned the big tankers will be sitting ducks for Chinese[…]   Read this article
Joe Costanza's Cool Cub Videos
J-3 owner Joe Costanza has tons of fun with his Cub, as this AVweb video short he contributed clearly shows. His is a 1941 J-3 with an A65 engine. “I bought it from a Southwest Mechanic out of Mallards Landing[…]   Read this article
Elixir 'Oshkosh 2022 side view plane
Welcome To The Age Of Stupid
As a journalistic enterprise, video interviews like the one I did with Bruce Landsberg last week on the Dale Snodgrass crash have one glaring fault that reminds me of eating green bananas. You usually have to publish them before they’ve[…] Read this article

AEA 'Upcoming Avionics Training'
FAA Chief Says Airline Delays, Cancellations Improve
Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen said Tuesday that on-time performance by U.S. airlines has improved and cancellations are down substantially. “We are keeping our eye on things. We’ve seen good improvements,” Nolen told two reporters at the Farnborough Airshow. “We[…] Read this article

AVweb 'Classifieds Break out on top
Ampaire Gets Firm Order For Hybrid Caravans
A southwest U.S. company has placed firm orders, backed by deposits, for five hybrid-powered Ampaire Eco Caravans for use on its California, Arizona and Nevada routes. Wing Tips also has an option for another 20 Caravans and 50 of the[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
A380 To Test Open Rotor Engine
Airbus and CFM International are teaming up to develop and test open rotor engines on an A380. The Super Jumbo will carry the unusual engine on its inner left pylon. The double decker airliner will fly with the engine later[…] Read this article