Volume 26, Number 51a, December 23, 2019
 
 
Groups Oppose Aviation Noise Bill
A broad spectrum of aviation groups is opposing a congressional bill that would allow local authorities to set noise standards […]   Read this article
And While We're Here...Empty the Checkbook.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, but if you broke it, look for what else you didn’t know could break. You'll find it.   Read this article
uAvionix skyBeacon: ADS-B In An Hour?
By Larry Anglisano
The uAvionix skyBeacon ADS-B Out device may be the easiest way to comply with the 2020 ADS-B mandate. In this previously published video, Aviation Consumer Editor Larry Anglisano reports on the details of the installation. Read this article




FAA Warns Customers Away From Aircraft Ride Share Apps
The FAA is warning potential customers of aviation ride sharing apps likened to “Uber for airplanes,” that their trip might […] Read this article




Navy Pilot Describes UFO Encounter
A Navy pilot whose aircraft captured video of a UFO in 2004 has told New York Magazine the object he […] Read this article




Poll: Do You Think Pilots Have Recently Seen Real UFOs?
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




Boeing Starliner Lands Successfully At White Sands (Updated)
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner crew capsule made history on Sunday but this time it was for a success. The empty crew […] Read this article




Heritage Aircraft Owners Seek On-Off ADS-B Exemption
As the ball gets ready to drop on the ADS-B mandate, five owners of a stock 1946 Luscombe are asking […] Read this article




Canada Planning 'Luxury Tax' On Some Aircraft
The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) is calling on aircraft operators to oppose a 10 percent “luxury tax” on […] Read this article




Captain, First Officer Divided Control In Fatal Atlas Air 767 Crash
The Atlas Air 767 that plummeted into the wetlands short of a Houston airport in February was under a control […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, December 20, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the potential downsides of automation in trainers and the feasibility of electric aircraft conversions. Read this article




Industry Round-up, December 20, 2019
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new partnership for a charter operation, a luxury edition VTOL, a […] Read this article