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Garmin Goes Supersonic >>

Here's a case of an old, albeit fast dog learning new tricks: Garmin is celebrating the first flight of a G3000 integrated flight deck in an F-5 fighter. Garmin says that training firm Tactical Air Support finished the design and installation of the multi-panel suite over six months, giving the 1950s-era Northrop fighter the reliability and capabilities of modern avionics to go with its rakish good looks. More

NASA Lander Hears Likely Mars “Quake” >>

NASA says its InSight Mars probe has "measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake.'" The agency says the "first recorded trembling" appears to have emanated from inside the planet, as opposed to noise signatures from events on the surface. More

Boeing Targets 737 MAX Ungrounding In July >>

Reuters is reporting that Boeing is telling airlines that "it is targeting U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval of its software fix as early as the third week of May and the ungrounding of the aircraft around mid-July." More

Bearhawk Designer Bob Barrows Injured In Landing Crash >>

Bob Barrows, who designed the Bearhawk line of experimental aircraft, suffered a landing accident on approach to Holly Ridge/Topsail Island Airport (N21) on Monday. According to reports, Barrows clipped power lines on approach and the Bearhawk LSA impacted the turf runway in a strongly nose-down attitude. More

Last Northrop N9M Crashes Near Chino >>

The Planes of Fame Northrop N9M crashed shortly after takeoff from the Chino, California, airport on Monday, killing the pilot. Photos on social media depict the crash site adjacent to a state prison in Norco; the N9M appears to have suffered a comprehensive post-crash fire. More

FlightSafety Among The Best Midsized Companies: Forbes >>

For the second year in a row, FlightSafety International has been named one of Forbes' "best mid-sized employers." It is one of 500 companies with more than 1000 employees to be named, and just one of eight in the aerospace and defense industry to receive this accolade. More

UPDATED: Baron With Six Aboard Crashes On Approach To Kerrville >>

A Beech Baron 58 crashed on approach to the Kerrville, Texas, airport Monday morning killing all six people onboard. According to local news reports, the Baron crashed in a ravine just before 9 a.m. The flight departed West Houston Airport (KIWS) at 7:30 a.m. local time. More

Criticism of Boeing Reaches The 787 >>

As if Boeing's pasting in the public eye over the 737 MAX wasn't enough, reports are surfacing that the company could be cutting corners at its Charleston, South Carolina, plant that builds the 787 Dreamliner. According to an exhaustive report in The New York Times, Boeing management has been accused by former and current employees at the plant of overlooking manufacturing issues to speed production and drive efficiencies. More

Drone NPRM Draws 899 Comments >>

The comment period on the FAA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on its rules for drone operations has ended and 899 comments were received on the highly detailed document. More

SpaceX Crew Dragon Has Test Mishap >>

SpaceX suffered a setback in its manned program when one of its Crew Dragon capsules experienced "an anomaly" on a test stand at Cape Canaveral on Saturday. More