Volume 26, Number 33c
August 23, 2019
Ten Survive Fiery Citation Rejected Takeoff
Ten people—two pilots and eight passengers—survived a fiery runway overrun in Oroville, California, Wednesday morning local time. The aircraft, a […]   Read this article
Another Miracle. Second One This Week
This time, it was a ditching in Half Moon Bay which the social-media star pilot happened to film. Coincidence or not, it does remind us about carrying PFDs.    Read this article
Qantas Conducting Ultra-Long-Haul Research Flights
Australian airline Qantas has announced that it will be conducting three research flights to study the effects of ultra-long-haul routes […]   Read this article
737 MAX Panel: Change The Certification Process
Changes to the way the FAA certifies aircraft are said to be part of the Joint Authorities Technical Review panel’s […] Read this article

Airbus Granted Waiver For Urban BVLOS Drone Flights
Airbus Aerial has received a waiver from the FAA to conduct urban unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) flight operations beyond visual […] Read this article

Embraer Constructing New Facilities
Embraer has announced that it will be building new facilities at its Eugênio de Melo unit in São José dos […] Read this article

Volocopter Unveils Next-Generation eVTOL Design
German urban air mobility developer Volocopter introduced its fourth-generation electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) design on Wednesday. The […] Read this article

Picture of the Week, August 22, 2019
My 2009 Turbo Stationair at the Whitmore International Airport at the Bar 10 Ranch near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This was part of a leg on my ferry flight from Tennessee to California. This was shot unmodified from an iPhone X. Copyrighted photo by Brian Dear. Read this article

Short Final: Tomahawk
I took off from Erie after a major front had passed through much of Pennsylvania and Baltimore and was tracking […] Read this article

Submit Your Photo To Our Picture Of The Week Contest
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Amazon Formally Applies For Drone Delivery
Amazon has formally applied to begin limited drone delivery of packages in the U.S. and comments are being accepted until […] Read this article