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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...
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...
Boeing PAV eVTOL

Boeing eVTOL Prototype Crashes

Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Science’s autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle (PAV) electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) prototype crashed during its fifth test flight, company spokespeople told several news outlets at the Uber...

Working Group: How To Avoid DEF In Jet-A Fuel

A cooperative industry effort to make pilots and FBOs aware of the risks of Jet-A has resulted in a comprehensive set of recommendations published today. The working group is made up of...
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,...

Helicopter Crashes Into NYC Building (Updated)

The pilot was the only one aboard the Agusta A109E that crashed into the rooftop of 787 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan today. Officials originally called it a “hard landing” that started a...
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....

Air Tour Risk: We Can’t Make It Go Away

We should never stop trying to reduce risk in aviation, but if you want to buzz glaciers and gawk whales, sign the waiver.

Tamarack Files For Bankruptcy Following Winglet AD

Tamarack Aerospace Group has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of an AD that grounded Cessna Citations equipped with its active winglet modification. The company said it will continue to operate in support of the...

House Panel Recommends Aviation Workforce Programs

The House Appropriations Committee has voted to fund two programs to develop high school STEM training that would also support aviation technician training, a jobs segment that’s suffering chronic shortages according to the FAA and major aerospace manufacturers. Both programs have been widely supported by the aerospace industry.

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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...