FMG Find A Pilot
Volume 31, Number 23d, June 6, 2024
Long-Awaited Starliner Launch Breaks A Six-Decade Drought
An Atlas rocket has launched with astronauts aboard for the first time since Gordon Cooper’s final Mercury flight in his Faith 7 capsule on May 15, 1963 (powered by an Atlas LV-3B 130-D). The Atlas V rocket that launched today[…]   Read this article
SAF Company Founder To Serve Time For Embezzling Millions
A U.S. District Judge sentenced former CEO of sustainable aviation fuel research company Alder Renewables (formerly Alder Fuels) to three years in prison yesterday (June 4). Bryan Sherbacow, 55, the founder of Alder Renewables, was convicted of embezzling close to[…]   Read this article
Whelen 'Orion 360
Stearman Pilot Found Guilty Of False Statements In Water Crash
A former airline pilot has admitted lying to federal authorities regarding the crash of a Stearman biplane he was flying with a passenger in the summer of 2022. Former United Airlines pilot Bruce Forbes, 66 at the time, initially told[…] Read this article

AEA 'Request your free Pilot's Guide
'Midnight' Developer Archer Achieves FAA Part 135 Certification
Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) developer Archer Aviation announced today (June 5) it has received its FAA Part 135 Air Carrier and Operator certificate. This allows the company to legally operate its aircraft, including the developmental Midnight model (after[…] Read this article

Kitplanes 'Discover the exciting world
Short Final: Watch Your Language
As the legend goes, a long conga line of airliners stretched down the taxiway at (pick your big-city airport of choice). The weather was getting steamier, and so was the tone of voice between the pilots and the harried controller.[…] Read this article

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