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...
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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,...
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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.

Boeing Made MAX MCAS More Aggressive In Late Development

As Boeing tweaked final development of the 737 MAX, it made the MCAS autotrim system more aggressive and ultimately riskier, according to a new report in The New York Times.

EAA, FAA Confer At Aviation Summit

The EAA and the FAA carried out a two-day Recreational Aviation Summit at the associations Oshkosh, Wisconsin, headquarters last week focusing on legislative matters important to recreational pilots.

Truth In Icing

There are a lot of myths and rationalizations about airframe icing. Lets set some of them straight.
Aviation Safety Accident Bulletin

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents.

MAX Training Issues Expand To NGs

The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) is reporting the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX is being pushed back because something in the investigation has prompted a review of training in the previous model.

FAA Grounds CitationJets

The FAA issued an airworthiness directive (AD) on Friday grounding Cessna Citation Jet 525, 525A and 525B models with Tamarack active load alleviation system (ATLAS) winglets installed until a modification can be developed and approved. The FAA says the AD is the result of mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on April 19, 2019.

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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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