Volume 28, Number 16a, April 12, 2021
 
 
United Opens Own Flight School, Targets Women, Minorities
United Airlines says it will train 5,000 pilots over the next 10 years at its own Arizona flight academy and […]   Read this article
Reminder: PIC Authority Is Absolute
Sun 'n Fun kicks off the resurrected fly-in season. AirVenture soon to follow. If you fly into either of these shows, don't forget who's in charge.   Read this article
Why Aircraft Engines Quit
Losing an engine is a recurring nightmare for many of us, but the actual risks are lower than most of […] Read this article




Poll: Have You Had an Engine Failure?
This week's Video of the Week analyzes aircraft engine failures and to go along with it, our weekly poll asks if you have ever experienced an engine failure. Read this article




Electrical Ground Issue Grounds Dozens Of MAXes
Boeing has told 16 airlines to ground some Boeing 737 MAXes until they confirm a proper ground connection on part […] Read this article




Frasca Named Navy TH-73A Subcontractor
Flight simulator company Frasca International announced on Thursday that it has been named a subcontractor for the U.S. Navy TH-73A […] Read this article




Ingenuity Glitch Postpones Mars Flight
The first flight of Ingenuity, the drone helicopter taken to Mars on the Perseverance mission, has been postponed until at […] Read this article




Biden Boosts Supersonic Travel
President Joe Biden might need a refresher in high school physics but his heart seems to be in the right […] Read this article




Survey Looks At Pilot Medical Attitudes
If fear of losing your medical has ever influenced your healthcare decisions, researchers in the U.S. and Canada want to […] Read this article




Top Letters And Comments, April 9, 2021
This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Cessna SkyCourier, the new ICARUS Smart Hood and the future of hydrogen in aviation.  Read this article