Most Grounded Tamarack Citations Have New Mods

Tamarack Aerospace Group says most of the Citation 525 series jets equipped with its ATLAS active winglets grounded by AD in May are now fitted with revised hardware. The company—and owners—are awaiting...

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...

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...

Ampaire Flies Hybrid Skymaster

California-based Ampaire reports that it flew its electric hybrid aircraft this week and plans an aggressive test program towards commercialization in 2021. The hybrid drive is installed in a Cessna 337 airframe.

FAA Warns Bonanza Owners Of Potential Control Cable Failures

The FAA’s FAASTeam published a safety notification this week echoing concerns outlined by the American Bonanza Society in January. The intention was to ensure all Bonanza owners were aware of the potential problem.

Video Flight Data Recorder Developed

A young Canadian inventor has come up with what he says is a low-cost flight data recorder for light aircraft that requires no special installation. Instead, it uses 4K video cameras to record gauges on the panel.

Industry Round-up, May 31, 2019

This week, AVweb’s news roundup uncovered reports of an aviation safety day to be held in New York, new air service routes in New England, and a sales territory expansion for Cutter Aviation.

Top Letters And Comments, May 31, 2019

This week's letters brought comments from readers about angle of attack indicators and the U.S. ADS-B system.

Two Citation Flameouts From DEF-Contaminated Fuel

AOPA sent an alert to its members today reminding them of the hazards of contaminated jet fuel. Earlier this month, two Cessna Citation 550s landed safely after being fueled at the Punta Gorda, Florida, airport with jet fuel contaminated by DEF, which is an additive used in diesel fuel to reduce emissions in cars and trucks.

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.

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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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