Volume 27, Number 5b, January 29, 2020
 
 
Kobe Bryant, Eight Others Killed In Helicopter Crash (Updated)
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine victims of a fatal helicopter crash near […]   Read this article
Except for Helicopters. With Reward, Comes Risk
The weekend's tragic Kobe Bryant accident reminds us that helicopter rules allow more risk. Special VFR doesn't have to be one of them.   Read this article
Finavia: Electric Airliners By The End Of The Decade
Finavia, the entity responsible for maintaining public airports in Finland, has joined the Network for Electric Aviation and predicts that […] Read this article




Arion Lightning Flight Review: A Familiar Face
This story originally appeared in AVweb sister publication KITPLANES. Every time we go to‭ ‬a major show‭, ‬we try to […] Read this article




Two Dead In U.S. Military E-11A Crash
A U.S. Air Force Bombardier E-11A crashed in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on Monday, killing both service members on board. A […] Read this article




NASA To Get Airbus H135 Helicopters
At this week’s Heli Expo in Southern California, Airbus Helicopters announced that NASA will take three of its shiny new […] Read this article




New President At Hartzell Propeller
Hartzell Propeller announced on Monday that it has promoted JJ Frigge to the position of president. Frigge began work at […] Read this article




How Diamond Builds Composite Airplanes
Diamond Aircraft builds composite airplanes in two factories, one in Austria and one in London, Ontario. In this long-form video, AVweb's Paul Bertorelli reports on how the Ontario plant turns out the DA40 single--both the Lycoming and Austro diesel versions--and the impressive DA62 twin. Read this article