Volume 28, Number 4c, January 22, 2021
 
 
Sriwijaya Air Crash Probe Eyes Autothrottle
Investigators are looking into the possibility that an autothrottle problem contributed to the fatal crash of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 […]   Read this article
Going to the Moon Was Easy Compared To 100UL
The National Academies report on reducing lead in avgas is a trip through time. Unfortunately, it seems to always end back where it started.   Read this article
Aero Friedrichshafen Postponed Until Mid-July
Citing continuing concerns about COVID-19, Aero announced today that it has rescheduled the expo from April 21 to July 14 […] Read this article




Sun ‘N Fun Plans For In-Person Expo
Sun n’ Fun is going forward with its annual expo this year following the cancellation of the 2020 event due […] Read this article




How the RV-8 Came to Be
Throughout the 1980s, tandem two-seat homebuilt designs were firmly in the mainstream. Burt Rutan’s VariEze and Long-EZ were popular, and […] Read this article




Airbus Updates 2021 Production Rates
Airbus has announced that its production rates will remain lower for longer than originally anticipated in response to the current […] Read this article




HAI Cancels HELI-EXPO 2021
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced on Wednesday that it has canceled its annual HAI HELI-EXPO due to exhibitor concern regarding […] Read this article




magniX Moves To Everett
Aerospace electric propulsion systems company magniX has announced that it is moving its global headquarters from Redmond to Everett, Washington. […] Read this article




Picture of the Week, January 21, 2021
I shot this picture of Peter Donath flying his Globe Swift off the wing of my RV-8 on December 29, 2020. We were flying over the Catalina Channel off the coast of the the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California. I used a Nikon D800 with a 50mm lens and 1/100th shutter speed. Copyrighted photo by Skylor Piper. Read this article