On July 4, 2021, our friend and Airplane Geeks reporter-at-large Launchpad Marzari was killed when his Focke-Wulf FWP-149D crashed while enroute from New Braunfels Regional Airport to Skylark Field in Killeen, Texas.
The World Championship Air Race launches in 2022, Aerion falters while Boom Supersonic flourishes, the 2020 Robert J. Collier Trophy winner, the P&WC PT6A turns 60, American Airlines diversion due to lack of water.
Archer Aviation eVTOL for urban air mobility, losing your frequent flyer account, more 737 MAX woes, Airbus A380 fading, Avelo Airlines starts operation, Aviation Safety Reporting System extended to drone operators.
Breeze Airways unique flight attendant strategy, Air Force One contractor files for bankruptcy, Leap-1B engine orders drop, penalties for unruly air passengers, second Stratolaunch flight, Airbus freighters, Embraer E175-E2 delay.
Ingenuity powered, controlled flight on Mars; green aviation initiatives from IAG, Southwest Airlines, Universal Hydrogen; F-15EX new name; NASM reopens and major GA event canceled; recap of Sun ‘n Fun; Lego story.