Volume 28, Number 44c, October 29, 2021
 
 
Textron Aviation Third-Quarter Revenues, Deliveries Up
Textron has announced that its Textron Aviation segment saw revenues rise to $1.2 billion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, an increase of $386 million from Q3 2020. According to the company, the increase was primarily due to a[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Makes Successful Emergency Landing On Highway
A Piper Warrior made a successful emergency landing on Highway 407 outside of Toronto, Canada, after experiencing an engine failure shortly after takeoff on Wednesday. The two people onboard, both pilots, were not injured. According to the Ontario Provincial Police[…]   Read this article
F-15EX Flies Weeklong Operational Test Mission
The U.S. Air Force has announced that its F-15EX Eagle lls flew their first large-scale operational test mission at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base from Oct. 18-25. Testing was led by Nellis’ Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment[…] Read this article




Avionics Bootcamp: Handheld Transceivers
Even with modern gee-whiz panel integration, there are obvious reasons why the portable com radio soldiers on. When the electrics quit, it could be the last tool in the bag for talking your way down for a landing (and for[…] Read this article




Sporty’s Unveils 2022 Course Updates
Sporty’s has released the 2022 edition of its Pilot Training platform featuring additional TV app options, new audio training segments and an interactive flight instructor portal. The new version also allows integration with AOPA’s Flight Training Advantage (AFTA) web portal-[…] Read this article




Pratt & Whitney Selected For NASA Advanced Turbine Tech Project
NASA has chosen Pratt & Whitney to develop advanced high pressure turbine technologies for single-aisle commercial transport aircraft as part of the agency’s Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core (HyTEC) project. HyTEC, which is part of NASA’s Sustainable Flight National Partnership, is[…] Read this article