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Boeing Apologizes At Paris Air Show

Boeing followed its admission that it made mistakes in the way it handled the 737 MAX crisis with an apology to start the Paris Air Show. Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of...

757 Heavily Damaged In Newark Landing Mishap

The runway incident that briefly closed Newark Liberty Airport is now being termed a hard landing that may have written off the United Boeing 757-200 involved. The aircraft was on a flight...

Boeing Admits To ‘Mistake’ In Handling MAX Issues (Corrected)

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters on Sunday that the company made a “mistake” in not immediately telling regulators, pilots and airlines about the problems it was having with the angle of...

Airbus Tests ‘Flapping’ Wingtips

Airbus is testing a scale model of an A321 with “flapping” wingtips it says may lead to lighter and less draggy wing designs. The AlbatrossOne remote control aircraft has been fitted with...

Pilot Unconscious Before Citation Crash

It would appear pilot incapacitation was behind the fatal crash of a Cessna Citation in the Atlantic 300 miles east of Fort Lauderdale on May 24. The aircraft inexplicably changed course while...

Stratolaunch Price Tag $400,000,000

The asking price for Stratolaunch, the enormous aircraft intended to launch commercial rockets, has reportedly been set at $400,000,000, including all the facilities, equipment and intellectual property, according to CNBC. Stratolaunch has...
one-G Foundation 1000

Industry Round-up, June 14, 2019

AVweb’s news roundup found reports on a new addition to a pay-per-use flight simulator program, a free connectivity webinar and the opening of a pilot supply shop. Seattle-based one-G Simulation has announced...
Mitsubishi SpaceJet

Mitsubishi Rebrands MRJ

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced that it has given its MRJ aircraft family the "commercial" name SpaceJet. The SpaceJet M90, formerly the MRJ90, began certification flight test activities in the U.S. in...
Gary Burrell

Garmin Co-Founder Dead At 81

Garmin co-founder and chairman emeritus Gary Burrell passed away on Wednesday at the age of 81. Burrell and Min Kao founded the company in 1989 with the idea of creating products that used then-emergent...
Boeing 737 MAX

MAX Return Expected By December

FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Ali Bahrami has indicated that the grounded 737 MAX will likely return to service in the U.S. by December, according to Bloomberg. Bahrami, speaking in an...

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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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