Volume 28, Number 3a, January 11, 2021
 
 
FAA Streamlines Supersonic Testing
The FAA will allow supersonic flights over the U.S. to make it easier for testing of the next crop of […]   Read this article
Pattern Rage? Why Bother?
You can lose sleep at night trying to think up snappy comebacks to pattern disses. I've reached nirvana by ignoring them.    Read this article
Best Of The Web: Escape Slides
Nobody thinks much about aircraft escape slides unless and until they’re needed. And then they think about little else. If […] Read this article




Airline Crews Deal With Capitol Violence Aftermath
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson says people who disrupt flights will pay a heavy price after a series of incidents aboard […] Read this article




Top FAA Officials Resign
Disruption in Washington continues as five top FAA officials have tendered their resignations, citing the unprecedented events that took place […] Read this article




Indonesian 737-500 Recorders Found (Updated)
Searchers have found the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from a second generation Boeing 737 that went missing Saturday […] Read this article




Poll: Is The NTSB Right To Suggest More Scrutiny Of CFIs?
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




Gates Bids For Signature
The company that manages Bill Gates’ wealth has joined Blackstone Group to launch a $4.3 billion bid to buy Signature […] Read this article




Two Killed In Citation 560 Crash (Corrected)
The pilot and passenger on a Cessna 560 were killed when the aircraft struck mountainous terrain on the Warm Springs […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, January 8, 2020
This week's letters brought comments from readers about winter operations, how to fly in the pattern and the FAA's new drone regulations. Read this article