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NASA Supersonic X-Plane Stands Alone

NASA and Lockheed Martin have removed the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) research aircraft from its jig system and are moving toward...

Airbus Delivers First Naval Combat H225M

Airbus Helicopters announced on Wednesday that it has handed over the first H225M helicopter configured for naval combat. The aircraft, which was...

TSA Anticipates Thanksgiving Travel Rush Close To Pre-Pandemic Numbers

Partly because it falls on a Thursday every year, Thanksgiving has long represented the busiest single airline travel event of the year—making...

Business Aviation Icons Honored By International Aviation Hall Of Fame

A pair of business aviation stalwarts join a distinguished list of honorees as this year’s inductees to the International Air & Space...

DELAND SPORT AVIATION SHOWCASE VIDEOS

DeLand Sport Showcase: Simulator To Go

It's always nice to see someone trying something new to make aviation affordable. That's exactly what Navy veteran Andres Velarde is doing...

DeLand Sport Showcase: Crowds Light, Industry Sales Strong

After a two-year COVID-caused hiatus, the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase opened this week to off-and-on rain and light clouds. As with Sun...

Top Letters And Comments, November 26, 2021

This week's letters brought comments from readers about aviation democratization, LSA accidents and the future of urban air mobility.

Buying Used: Sonex & Waiex

The word that comes up most often when talking to Sonex owners is...

Short Final: Left Or Right

I was returning to Denver from some mountain and canyon flying in Idaho...

Air Plains Services Named Approved SureFly Install Specialist

Air Plains Services announced today it has been approved by SureFly as an installation specialist for all SureFly electronic ignition modules.

Pilot Training Industry Leaders Meet at the Dubai Airshow

AFM.aero together with Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) hosted over 50 leaders of the pilot training industry on the second day of the Dubai Airshow.
New RayBan mirrored clip on sunglasses provided the opportunity to grab a selfie with a unique perspective. Took a number of flights to figure out how to position the iPhone 11 Pro (nothing larger would work) relative to my head, my face relative to the horizon, and the best orientation relative to the sun. New York's Hudson Valley, November 2021. Copyrighted photo by Daniel Spitzer MD.

Aviation Democratization Kinda Gives Me A Headache

New aviation startups have always been swing-for-the-fences audacious. Joby's project is like that YouTube dude with the supersonic baseball.*

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Why Light Sport Airplanes Suffer So Many Crashes

Light sport airplanes were supposed to be a cheaper alternative to certified aircraft and they are. But AVweb's look at the accident...