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Volume 30, Number 37c, September 13, 2023
Ph.D. Meteorologist Documents Impact Of Global Warming On Turbulence
At a meeting of the American Meteorological Society earlier this year, a U.K. professor warned that 2023’s historically strong El Niño could powerfully affect aviation with increased clear air turbulence (CAT). Paul Williams is an Oxford-educated Ph.D.-level meteorologist who currently[…]   Read this article
New Guidance Eases Burden Of ADHD-Related Aeromedical Qualifications
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) reported last week that the FAA has made it less onerous for pilots with past histories of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to qualify for medical certification. The director of AOPA’s pilot information center for[…]   Read this article
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Business Aviation Lays Out Red Carpet For Career Seekers At NBAA-BACE
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) at its annual Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas next month is devoting resources to introducing aviation-related university and technical school students to career opportunities available in business aviation. On Oct.[…] Read this article

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Survey: Avionics Satisfaction
The editors of AVweb sister publications KITPLANES and Aviation Consumer are conducting an avionics satisfaction survey for an upcoming market report. We want to know about your recent (within the past two years) experience with specific brands, the support behind them, the[…] Read this article

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Vietnam Airlines Signs Up For 50 Boeing 737 Max Airliners
According to a Reuters report, on Monday (Sept. 11), the White House announced a deal involving 50 Boeing 737 Max 8 airliners going to Vietnam Airlines. President Biden is currently visiting the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi as part of his[…] Read this article

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USAF Pilot-Training Numbers Come Up Short Of Aspirations
The U.S. Air Force confirmed last week it will not meet its goal of adding 1,500 new pilots this year. The Air Force Times reports the service will come up about 120 pilots short of its annual target. Maintenance issues,[…] Read this article

Short Final: Mind Reading
On a recent trip from the West Coast to the Midwest, I’d just checked in with Center after a couple sectors in NorCal. A few minutes later, the controller gave us a climb to our final altitude, FL230. Then, after[…] Read this article