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Volume 30, Number 13a, March 27, 2023
Washington Withdraws From FAA Nomination
Phil Washington has withdrawn from the nomination to become the FAA Administrator, blaming an “onslaught of unfounded Republican attacks” concerning his qualifications, his military connections and his link to a corruption investigation in Los Angeles where he led the city’s[…]   Read this article
Blow Your Own Doors Off
This appeared in an Aeronca web discussion; I’m paraphrasing, but it’s a perennial issue of minimal importance, requiring in-depth review: Can the 7AC Champ be flown with its door removed? Answer: Yeah, pull the pin(s), extract door, go fly. Follow-up:[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots'
KITPLANES Looks At An Angle of Attack Indicator
KITPLANES editor at large Paul Dye takes you on a flight in his wife’s Van’s RV-6 to show what it’s like to fly primarily with reference to angle of attack information from the Garmin G3X Touch EFIS in the airplane. Read this article

Lightspeed 'Delta Zulu
Whelen 'Parmetheus Rebate Program
Trim Issue Sent Challenger 300 Into 4.2 G Upset, Killing Passenger
A fatal mishap that was originally reported as turbulence-related turned out to be a suspected issue with the stabilizer trim on the Challenger 300, according to the NTSB preliminary report. The privately operated flight left Keene, New Hampshire, on a[…] Read this article

Tempest 'AeroGuard Induction Air Filters
Nordic Countries Combine Fighter Forces Against Russian Threat
Europe’s Nordic countries have combined their air defense forces into a single unit totaling about 250 modern fighters to blunt any territorial expansion plans by Russia. Norway, Denmark and Finland will contribute their F-35s while Sweden will add its Gripens[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Take to the air
Military Stops Buying Ospreys
The three branches of the military that fly the V-22 Osprey have confirmed they will not buy any more of the tiltrotor aircraft after current contracts are fulfilled. is reporting that the Navy, Marines and Air Force say they[…] Read this article

Top Letters And Comments, March 24, 2023
Canadian Investigators Call For Improved Medical Screening For Pilots In response to your March 16 article (“Canadian Investigators Call For Improved Medical Screening For Pilots”), our takeaway is: swing and a miss. The Canadian Transportation Safety Board (equivalent of the[…] Read this article