Volume 26, Number 49c, December 13, 2019
 
 
Whistleblower Testifies On Unsafe Conditions At Boeing 737 Factory
Boeing’s manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington, may have been “prioritizing production speed over quality and safety” during the time when […]   Read this article
NTSB Issues Final Report On Southwest 1380 Accident
The NTSB has published the final report on Southwest Flight 1380, whose left-side CMF56 engine suffered a failure that led […]   Read this article
A Pilot's Inside View Of Boeing's MAX Response
As Boeing closes in on the 737 MAX's return to service, the company has invited pilots for an inside look at what's changed.  Read this article




NBAA Appeals FAA Santa Monica Financial Compliance Decision
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is appealing an FAA decision regarding city handling of federal grant funds at California’s […] Read this article




Electric Beaver Makes First Flight
Canadian seaplane company Harbour Air announced that its modified all-electric DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver has successfully completed its first flight. […] Read this article




Out Of Gliding Distance
The earth’s surface is about 71 percent water. Most of us will never pilot a personal aircraft long distances over […] Read this article




Boeing To Compensate Southwest For MAX Damages
Southwest Airlines announced on Thursday that it has reached a compensation agreement with Boeing to cover some of the projected […] Read this article




Delta, Wheels Up Form Private Aviation Partnership
Delta Air Lines and private aviation solutions company Wheels Up have announced their intentions to combine wholly owned Delta subsidiary […] Read this article




Picture of the Week, December 12, 2019
Thunderbird #6 approaching low and fast from behind the crowd while the crowd is "distracted" watching the Diamond Formation. Taken at the Rochester International Airshow in August, 2019, with a Sony a9 using a Sony 200-600mm telephoto lens. Copyrighted photo by Ken Dono. Read this article