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Volume 30, Number 38a, September 18, 2023
Two T-6 Pilots Die In Reno Crash
Two pilots are dead after two T-6s crashed while landing after the T-6 Gold Race at the National Championship Air Races in Reno on Sunday. A statement from the Reno Air Racing Association said the accident happened about 2:15 p.m.[…]   Read this article
Beware Of Low-Pressure Open Door Policies
Two controversial physics notions: 1) It’s alleged that a rolling stone gathers no moss, but Keith Richards blunts that theory, and B) in aviation an open hangar door creates a low-pressure zone into which anything loose on the airfield flows[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
Cirrus Unmasks The New SR10 (But Not For The U.S.)
Clean-sheet airplanes don’t come along very often, but Cirrus revealed one this week, a three-seat trainer to be called the SR10. But … there’s a catch. The airplane was developed jointly in the U.S. and China under contract with Cirrus[…] Read this article

Aspen 'Surprised by new display prices?
Cirrus Has Option To Sell New Rotax-Powered Trainer (Updated)
With the training market still booming, Cirrus has in the wings a new trainer model, the SR10. Slightly smaller than the entry-level SR20, the airplane has three seats and is powered by the Rotax 915 iS, according to the type[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Perfect Fit
Marine F-35 Missing After Pilot Ejects
The Marine Corps has taken to social media looking for help to find one of its F-35s after the pilot ejected over South Carolina on a training flight Sunday. The pilot landed in a residential area in North Charleston and[…] Read this article

'Focus group
Senior Charged With Taildragger Theft
A 64-year-old man is facing numerous charges after he allegedly tried to steal a Cessna 140 from Rockcliffe Airport in Ottawa, Ontario. Police have not identified the man or said whether he had any flight experience when he allegedly tried[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
No Injuries In A320 Off-Airport Landing
There were no injuries among 167 people onboard an Airbus A320 that landed in an open field about 100 miles west of Novosibirsk on Tuesday. The aircraft was originally headed for Omsk, about 200 miles further to the west, from[…] Read this article

NASA Report: No Aliens, But More UAP Investigations Needed
In a long-awaited report this week, NASA said its investigation of unidentified anomalous phenomena or UAPs revealed no evidence that numerous sightings are of extra-terrestrial origin. But the agency also said it will take the lead in further investigations and[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, September 15, 2023
The Two-Pilot Problem My experience validates the saying that “The only thing more dangerous than a single pilot, is two pilots flying together who haven’t been trained to do so.” I’ve got 8,000 single pilot, GA hours. I don’t know[…] Read this article