1973 Beechcraft V35B Bonanza

1979 Cessna 182Q Skylane

2001 Cessna T206H Turbo Statio

2008 Piper Matrix

Volume 30, Number 18c, May 3, 2023
Algorithm-Based Airline Targets Short-Haul Markets With Tecnam P2012s
Capua, Italy-based Tecnam has announced a partnership with Flyvbird, a global company that describes itself as a “shared airline for …currently underserved markets.” Tecnam describes Flyvbird’s “Flyvirtual” airline brand as “focused on decentralized regional markets that have the potential to[…]   Read this article
Perlan 2 Glider To Attempt World Altitude Record
Though placed on hiatus during the COVID pandemic, the Airbus-sponsored Perlan Mission II will attempt later this year to set a world altitude record for manned, level flight—in an unpowered glider. The target is 90,000 feet, where, the project leadership[…]   Read this article
Lightspeed 'Delta Zulu
DOT's Third FAA Review Suggests 'Lessons Learned' From 737 Max
Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) submitted its third review related to the FAA’s certification of Boeing’s 737 Max airliners and the agency’s safety oversight in light of the two high-profile accidents that grounded the fleet worldwide. The DOT[…] Read this article

Garmin 'Plan. File. Fly. Log.
UK Ex-Test Pilot Suspected Of Helping Train Chinese Air Force
According to a Reuters report published today (May 2) a court judgment reveals that Australian police searched the home of a former British test pilot in November as part of a probe into Western pilots providing military-style training to Chinese[…] Read this article

MCICO 'SAM March 8 2023'
Garmin Earns Service/Quality Award From Airbus Helicopters
Garmin announced today (May 2) that it has received Airbus Helicopters’ (belated) 2022 Operational Excellence Award at this year’s annual Supplier Conference in Marignane, France. Garmin said in a statement it was recognized for outstanding performance in the midst of[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
Short Final: IDENT
I’m originally from eastern North Carolina, and have family in Greenville, North Carolina. My office has a business in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and several times a year I will fly to either Greenville or Pinehurst and then swing by the[…] Read this article