Volume 26, Number 34b
August 28, 2019
 
 
UA 232's Al Haynes Dies At 87
Captain Al Haynes, who landed a crippled DC-10 at Sioux City, Iowa, in 1989, saving more than half the passengers, […]   Read this article
Boeing Sued By Customer Over 737 MAX
The Russian airline leasing company Avia Capital Services filed a lawsuit in Chicago on Monday accusing Boeing of “negligent actions” […]   Read this article
Civilian C-130 Crash Closes Santa Barbara Airport For 18 Hours
None of the seven people on board a civilian Lockheed C-130 were injured in the crash, which occurred late Sunday […]   Read this article
NASA Tests Virtual Window For Supersonic X-Plane
NASA has announced the successful completion of in-flight testing on the eXternal Visibility System (XVS) for its X-59 Quiet SuperSonic […] Read this article




NOAA Orders New Aircraft
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded contracts for the purchase of two new aircraft on Monday. One […] Read this article




Bearhawk Introduces Side-By-Side Companion
Expanding its product line, Bearhawk Aircraft will start delivering Companion kits in October. The Companion fits in between the tandem-seat, […] Read this article




Why We Lose Control
Loss-of-control accidents aren’t always about inadequate skill alone. They also can be about inadequate risk management. Read this article




General Aviation Accident Bulletin
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports […] Read this article




Bell Flies Autonomous Pod Transport Drone
Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 unmanned aircraft system (UAS/drone) successfully completed its first autonomous flight on Monday at the […] Read this article




Flight Trial: Texas Colt LSA
A new company called Texas Aircraft is beginning volume production on a light sport aircraft called the Colt. In this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli flight trialed the aircraft at the company's Hondo, Texas, headquarters. Read this article




Confessions Of A Bumbling Airshow Announcer
If the wind scatters your script notes like confetti, you can just revert to Klingon and the crowd won't notice a thing. Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, August 22, 2019
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Boeing 737 MAX, the risks of AOA sensor damage, landing on difficult runways and the latest search for Amelia Earhart's plane. Read this article