AINdebrief Podcast Episode 9: May 22, 2020

In this week’s episode, AIN Wichita-based editor Jerry Siebenmark marks the first flight of the Cessna SkyCourier, a new high-wing, turboprop twin from Textron Aviation; senior editor Charles Alcock gives new developments on the eVTOL front, including a new aircraft from a just announced startup called Archer and a U.S. Senate bill that could hurt Chinese companies such as eVTOL manufacturer EHang; senior editor Curt Epstein highlights 2019 and first quarter results from Swiss aircraft maker Pilatus and talks about an Embraer Legacy 600 that was confiscated in Nigeria for allegedly breaking Covid travel restrictions; senior editor Kerry Lynch overviews issues facing the air charter industry as people look to travel again in the post-Covid era; and editor-in-chief Matt Thurber shares news about the first FAA certification for Garmin’s Autoland system (in the Piper M600) and how ADS-B data could be used for turbulence warnings and forecasts.
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