FMG Find A Pilot
Volume 31, Number 7a, February 12, 2024
GAMI Unleaded G100UL Eyed To Go On Sale In California By Summer
Aircraft operators in California will likely be the first to be able to fill their tanks with unleaded 100 octane aviation fuel. General Aviation Modifications Inc. head of engineering George Braly told AVweb the company has signed a licensing agreement with petroleum company Vitol Aviation and that company[…]   Read this article
CEO Of The Cockpit: Retired But Not Expired
Ed. Note: We’re pleased to welcome Kevin Garrison back as a twice-a-month opinion contributor to AVweb, reviving his popular column. “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”  ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy I retired from the airline[…]   Read this article
Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
Best Of The Web: Bush Flying In Papua, Indonesia
Some of the toughest flying in the world is in this Pacific island region, including on mountainside runways carved out with hand tools. Read this article

Bose 'Quiet the noise 2.0
Senate Committee Rejects Pilot Retirement Age Boost
The Senate Commerce Committee has narrowly voted against raising the mandatory airline pilot retirement age from 65 to 67. Reuters reported the committee spent Thursday going over a $107 billion proposed reauthorization bill for the agency and the retirement age[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'Active pilot's guide to what really matters-your safety
Pilots Killed In Challenger Freeway Crash (Updated)
Collier County Sheriff’s Office says both pilots died after a Challenger 604 business jet with a dual engine failure collided with a car during a landing attempt on Interstate 75 in Naples, Florida, Friday. Capt. Edward Daniel Murphy, 50, of[…] Read this article

Swift Streaks To LAX
In what looked more like a high-level military extraction operation than the travel itinerary of a pop star, Taylor Swift was back in the U.S. a full day ahead of the Super Bowl featuring her boyfriend Travis Kelce. One of[…] Read this article

Six Killed In California Helicopter Crash
The CEO of one of Africa’s largest banks and members of his family were among the six people killed in a Super Bowl-related helicopter crash on Friday. Herbert Wigwe, who headed up Access Bank in Nigeria, was killed along with[…] Read this article

Last Week's Poll Results: DEI Is Bad For Aviation
The results were pretty conclusive this week and we got more than twice the average number of responses. More than half of almost 5,000 AVweb readers think DEI is hurting aviation. Read this article

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