Volume 28, Number 9b, February 24, 2021
United 328 Engine Failure: Two Blades Broken, Metal Fatigue Implicated (Updated)
NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt updated the agency’s investigation of the incident involving United Flight 328, which lost an engine on […]   Read this article
NASA Shows Dramatic Footage Of Perseverance Landing
If NASA’s landing of the Perseverance vehicle on the surface of Mars this week wasn’t impressive enough, the space agency […]   Read this article
Spaceflight In The Age Of Cute
While I'll always hold TLI near and dear, NASA allowing some fun to creep into the seriousness of spaceflight is a good thing.  Read this article

Experimental Flying In Mexico
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Experimental Aircraft Association have stepped into help reopen Mexico to experimental-registered aircraft. […] Read this article

NTSB To Decommission TWA Flight 800 Reconstruction
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced on Monday that it plans to decommission its reconstruction of the 1996 crash […] Read this article

Commercial Aviation Needs Proactive Safety Steps: FAA Admin Steve Dickson (Updated)
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson headlined an Aviation Safety Town Hall today that looked ahead to a post-COVID-19 landscape, saying the […] Read this article

Mid-Continent Intros New Flex Customized Instrument Replacement Line
Capitalizing on sophisticated processing power and vibrant display technology, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has developed a line of replacement instruments […] Read this article

Mid-Continent's New Flex Replacement/Upgrade Instruments (Revised)
Beech may have never envisioned that the venerable King Air would be flying more than half a century after it […] Read this article

ERAU Electric Aircraft Reaches Milestone
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s “eSpirit” electric aircraft has reached the taxi-test stage after four years of development. The Diamond HK-36-based project, […] 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

Short Final: Thanks For Sharing
I was flying home to Oakland, talking to Travis Approach when they called traffic at 10 o’clock, three miles, converging, […] Read this article