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Volume 29, Number 21a, May 23, 2022
 
 
Competitor Killed In STOL Competition Crash
A competitor in an AOPA-sponsored STOL competition in Nebraska was killed Friday when his Cessna 140 appeared to stall and spin while setting up to land. According to AOPA, Tom Dafoe’s 1946 140 “rolled and dove during or soon after[…]   Read this article
Don’t Hang Your Knickers On The Dryline
While it sounds like an unsightly ridge in fresh Aero-Thane paint after removing the fine line tape, or the 49th parallel checkpoint that Prohibition bootlegger, Jake Hollow, referenced when air-smuggling whisky across the Canadian border into dry Minnesota in his[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
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




AEA 'Upcoming Avionics Training'
ALPA Rejects Boost In Retirement Age
The Air Line Pilots Association says raising the retirement age for pilots is no magic bullet for the current shortage and it will oppose any attempt to make the change. For the past week there have been unverified reports on[…] Read this article




Kitplanes 'Take-off into the world of homebuilt aircraft
Stricken Caravan Pilot Recovering From Artery Tear
The 64-year-old pilot who collapsed at the controls of a Cessna Caravan before an untrained passenger took the controls a couple of weeks ago is recovering from the life-threatening condition that felled him. At a news conference last week, reporters[…] Read this article




Zelensky Wants To Build Second An-225
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky says he wants to see a partially built An-225 finished to replace the one destroyed in fighting in Hostomel early in the war with Russia. It will cost about $800 million to finish the second aircraft,[…] Read this article




Starliner Docks With ISS
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time on Friday evening. The uncrewed mission, Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2), launched from Space Launch Complex-41 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on[…] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, May 20, 2022
New Research Suggests There’s Still A Lot To Learn From Birds Or… pilots could learn best landing techniques and practice accordingly, enhancing safety in that manner rather than adding complexity to the hardware. Though I do agree, there is a[…] Read this article