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Boeing Buffing Up MAX Reputation

While Boeing engineers and the FAA put the finishing touches on the software makeover for the Boeing 737 MAX, a potentially more daunting task has been handed to the companys marketing department as it restores confidence in the aircraft.

Virgin Galactic Moves To Commercial Spaceport

Virgin Galactic took a big step away from its test program toward commercial development of space tourism with a move from the high California desert to a purpose-built passenger flight facility in New Mexico.

Defining The Decision Factors

Visit any flight school, flying club or FBO and youll hear many go or no go discussions. Rarely will you hear a need to or want to discussion-and yet the correct answer to this fundamental decision is the one that can keep you alive and thriving.

Accident Probe: Test Pilot

As illustrated by the December 2016 accident of a ski-equipped Bellanca 7GCBC Citabria, an aircrafts first flight after a major modification can go wrong several ways, especially if it involves stalls.

Air Force Changing Pilot Training

The Air Force is planning to churn out better new pilots faster using virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) in a simulator-intensive program that also prepares them for a new readiness posture.

Superjet Lands In Flames In Moscow: 41 Dead (Updated)

New video has emerged showing the Aeroflot Superjet 100 that burned at a Moscow airport was not on fire when it landed but caught fire on the runway after an extremely hard landing and bounce.

737 Dunked In Navy Base Overrun (Updated)

There were no fatalities among the 143 people aboard a Miami Air Boeing 737 that went off the end of the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville Friday night.

Top Letters And Comments, May 3, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about uAvionix SkyBeacon ADS-B installations, turning back to the runway after an engine failure, upset recovery training and reporting fires from the air.

Undoing An Upset

If all else fails and you cant prevent a loss-of-control event, some formal upset training may come in handy. Get it now, before you need it.

General Aviation Accident Bulletin

Recent general aviation and air carrier accidents.

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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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