Revivals From Diamond And Flight Design

Aero has proven fertile ground for new ideas or resurrections of old ones. This year is no exception.

Sun n Fun Highlights Flight Training Trends

For the past several years, Sun 'n Fun has focused resources on training the next generation of aviation professionals. This year, it looks like that's starting to pay off.

MAX And The Press

Covering this story is like pushing a chain. But we owe it to readers to get it as right as we can.

Piper’s Dj Vu

Piper's introduction of a low-cost, entry-level trainer isn't exactly a new idea. But here's hoping it works better than the last time it was tried.

To the Moon, Alice

Landing on the moon 50 years ago was just an expensive geopolitical stunt. Why would we want to do that again?

None Dare Call It Murder

Some accidents are so egregious that using the word is all but unavoidable.

Garmin Closes the Deal

With two new product intros, Garmin essentially owns the avionics market save for tiny niches where others still compete. BendixKing? A pale shadow of what it once was.

Welcome Back, Mr. Hinson

New FAA admin nominee Steve Dickson even looks a little like former FAA chief Dave Hinson. But he'll at least have the advantage of knowing what hairballs are on the menu before he takes the job.

Data Informs, Data Confuses

Although it's onboard with the grounding, Southwest Airlines says the 737 MAX is a safe airplane and it has the data to prove it. This raises some tantalizing questions.

Our Friend Mary Grady

In today's AVweb blog, the staff pays tribute to our beloved editor, Mary Grady, who died this week. Mary was with AVweb almost from the beginning and was a stalwart contributor to everything we did.

AVweb Insider

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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