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NASA X-57 Maxwell Mod II

NASA Electric X-Plane Reaches Development Milestones

NASA’s all-electric X-plane has made significant progress toward its stated goal of “demonstrating innovative technology through electric-powered experimental flight,” the agency announced on Thursday. The X-57 Maxwell, a modified Tecnam P2006T, has...
Boeing 737 MAX 8

MAX Hearing Focuses On Training, Trust

Better training protocols must be in place and both public and industry trust regained before the Boeing 737 MAX can return to use, industry stakeholders told the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee...
Airbus A321XLR

Paris Air Show: Airbus Introduces A321XLR

Airbus unveiled the latest version of its single-aisle A321neo passenger jet, the A321XLR, at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, on Monday. The A321XLR (eXtra Long Range) will have a...

CubCrafters Opens New Completion Center

CubCrafters is building out its house. Because a good portion of the 100 aircraft the Yakima, Washington-based manufacturer plans to build in 2019 are experimental versions as part of its Factory eXperimental...

Aspen Announces VFR Version Of Evolution E5

Designed for primarily for VFR aircraft, the Aspen Evolution E5 Electronic Flight Instrument has received STC approval for installations without an onboard GPS. That is, it’s meant to be installed with a...

Paris Air Show: Future Tech From LEGO

At an airshow typically dominated by military, airline and business-aviation news, you wouldn't think a mere toy would command much interest. Until, that is, the toy is a three-ton, full-scale X-Wing fighter...

Pilot Union Defends Ethiopian Pilots, Questions 737 MAX Cert

The head of American Airlines’ pilot unit strenuously defended the pilots of Ethiopian Air 737 MAX that crashed in March and he questioned the certification process in place when the MAX was...

Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets Order For 200 MAX Jets

Despite having been grounded since March and a profound lack of recent orders for Boeing’s beleaguered 737 MAX, good news arrived at the Paris Air Show as the International Airlines Group (IAG)...

Appareo Aviation Acquires Aerovie

Appareo Aviation, maker of the Stratus ADS-B-ready transponder and Vision 1000 flight-monitoring system, has purchased electronic flight bag (EFB) developer Aerovie. This move will allow Appareo to provide its own EFB and...

Most Grounded Tamarack Citations Have New Mods

Tamarack Aerospace Group says most of the Citation 525 series jets equipped with its ATLAS active winglets grounded by AD in May are now fitted with revised hardware. The company—and owners—are awaiting...

AVweb Insider

Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...