Volume 27, Number 11a, March 9, 2020
 
 
Sun 'n Fun Will Go Forward, But With Extra Cleaning
While the Aero show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, will be postponed on fears of Covid-19 spread, Sun ‘n Fun says it […]   Read this article
Covid-19 Batters Aviation: Overreaction?
It may feel like knee-jerkism run amok, but the economic impact of a pending pandemic is already serious.   Read this article
Best Of The Web: Beluga Crosswind Landing
Airbus has a fleet of highly modified A300s called Belugas that it uses to fly components from factory to factory for final assembly. In this week's scan of the web for interesting aviation videos, we found this one by mraviationguy who caught some great footage of a Beluga pilot expertly handling a crosswind Hawarden in the UK.  Read this article




Stick Shaker Disagreement Threatens MAX Consensus
An apparent rift between the FAA and aviation agencies in other countries involved in the recertification of the Boeing 737 […] Read this article




Boeing’s New CEO Blames MAX Crisis On Predecessor
In a revealing interview with The New York Times, Boeing’s new CEO, David Calhoun, blamed the 737 MAX crisis on […] Read this article




Poll: Do You Plan to Alter Your Sun 'n Fun Plans Because of Covid-19?
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




COVID-19 Cited In Flybe Collapse
British budget carrier Flybe is blaming the decline in business from the COVID-19 outbreak for its decision to stop flying […] Read this article




Mothballed Widebodies Pressed Into Domestic Service
Those who fly the airlines on domestic routes in the next few months may have a more comfortable experience thanks […] Read this article




Environmental Issue Blocks Runway Construction
Heathrow Airport will have to prove that a proposed third runway falls in line with the U.K.’s commitments on climate […] Read this article




Training Contractor Buys Surplus F/A-18s
A U.S. company will soon have a fleet of fighters that will rival that of some small countries. Air USA, […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, March 6, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about hazardous pilot attitudes, weather cameras, and whether aircraft owners should be required to report yearly hours flown. Read this article




Industry Round-up, March 6, 2020
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports on speakers for a flight simulation training conference, new avionics packages to be […] Read this article