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Aviation Safety Accident Bulletin

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

AVweb's General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication,Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You...
Boeing 737 MAX

Top Letters And Comments, June 21, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the Boeing 737 MAX, consumer choice and airliners, and tourism on the ISS.
Airplane wing in rain

Short Final: Rainy Days

One Sunday morning my home airport was forecast to have low clouds and drizzle until around 10 a.m., when the rain would stop. I got an early start to the airport to...
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EFB Dependence

What the typical electronic flight bag platform lacks in reliability is made up in utility. But this stuff does fail and can leave you without some important tools.
Aviation Safety Accident Bulletin

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

AVweb's General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication,Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You...

Top Letters And Comments, June 14, 2019

Uber Elevate: Pick A Fantasy Perhaps the aircraft themselves will eventually become a reality, but I can’t see the usage of them as Uber describes ever happening. For...
Cessna on Runway

Short Final: Say Parking

A while ago, I was flying into Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, as a student pilot when I was cleared to land. Bishop Tower: “Cessna 1234, cleared to...
Flight Planning on Tablet

Stay Ahead While En Route

It’s a beautiful morning and you just received a standard pilot weather briefing for a long cross-country flight—one that covers a day full of activity. The skies are calm, clear and worry-free right now,...
Aviation Safety Accident Bulletin

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

AVweb's General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication,Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes....

Short Final: Bald Eagles

While it’s common for airports to list “birds in the vicinity,” this alert for Situk Airport in Alaska warns of especially distracted type engaged in perpetuating our national symbol...

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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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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...