Volume 27, Number 32a, August 3, 2020
 
 
Crew Dragon Astronauts Splash Down
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley rode their SpaceX Dragon capsule to a flawless splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico […]   Read this article
SpaceX Sticks the Landing
It was the first splashdown in almost half a century. Well worth the wait, but overdue.   Read this article
Garmin's New aera 760 Portable GPS
Garmin’s aera 760 is the latest in a long line of portable navigators and picks up where the previous aera […] Read this article




Poll: Did You Watch the Dragon Splashdown?
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




Pilots Facing Retests After Incompetent Examiner Revealed
AOPA is reporting that hundreds of pilots may have to take their practical tests over again after an FAA investigation […] Read this article




Midair Kills Seven In Alaska
An Alaskan state representative was among seven people killed in the midair collision of his Piper PA-12 and a chartered […] Read this article




Airlines Cracking Down On Masks
Airlines are enforcing their individual mask mandates in the absence of any government mandates and several flights have been turned […] Read this article




FAA Issues AD For Aspen Evolution 2000 MAX, 2500 MAX Systems
The FAA has issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Aspen Avionics Evolution flight display systems due to an […] Read this article




Coming Soon: The 'Semi-Professional Pilot'?
An opinion writer for Forbes has postulated that the future of the pilot trade is just that, “semi-professional” monitors of […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, July 31, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the order in which to purchase a hangar and an airplane, Airbus' autonomous airliner experiment and AirVenture. Read this article




Industry Round-up, July 31, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on new products from an engine and avionics upgrade provider, a distribution partnership […] Read this article