Bose 'Thousands of hours
Volume 29, Number 21d, May 26, 2022
Starliner Completes Test Mission With Soft Landing
Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule parachuted safely to Earth at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on Wednesday afternoon, capping a mostly successful uncrewed test trip to the International Space Station. The capsule was back on the ground less[…]   Read this article
STOL Competitions: Should The FAA Get Involved?
I’m always a little trepidatious about recommending intervention by the FAA, but it’s probably long past time to have an official look at STOL competitions. By all means, tell me how wrong I am but be constructive and polite. And[…]   Read this article
JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
Best Of The Web: Controller Who Talked Down The Caravan Passenger
It’s the dream story for many a pilot: The commercial pilot in the left seat becomes incapacitated and you have to take over and save the day. It happened in real life earlier this month, except the person taking over[…] Read this article

AVweb 'Classifieds Where Aviation means biz
Family Finds Plane Wreck After Search Called Off
A month after authorities called off the search, family members of one of the pilots of an aircraft that went missing in Ontario have found the wreckage. Brian Slingerland’s family chartered a plane and spent most of last Saturday searching[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'Active pilot's guide to what really matters-your safety
FAA Proposes Pulling Certificate After 737 Ditching
The FAA wants to revoke the air carrier certificate of the company that owned a Boeing 737-200 that ditched off Honolulu last year. The FAA naturally had a good look at Rhoades Aviation’s operation after the dual flameout that preceded[…] Read this article

Bombardier Studying Blended Wing Business Jets
Bombardier revealed earlier this week it’s been studying the use of a blended wing design for future business jets. At EBACE in Geneva the company said it’s been testing a small-scale model of what its next aircraft might look like.[…] Read this article