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 Sully Movie Trailer Released

The first trailer for Sully, the movie based on the ditching of US Air Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009 was released Thursday. It doesn't take as long to watch as the 208 seconds it took Capt. Chesley Sullenberger and his FO Jeff Skiles to pull off the so-called Miracle on the Hudson but already there is "Oscar buzz."


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 Report: TransAsia ATR-72 Stalled After Engine Failure

The crew of the TransAsia Airways turboprop that crashed in Taiwan in 2015 failed to follow procedures for an engine malfunction and then stalled the aircraft, investigators found. The Taiwan Aviation Safety Council's report, released Thursday, also confirmed previous reports that the captain of the ATR 72-600 shut down the working engine when the other failed just after departing the Taipei airport.


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 New This Week

AVweb's search of aviation news found announcements from Duncan Aviation, EPS, Cessna Pilot Centers and Power Flow Systems. Duncan Aviation has partnered with ACSS to participate in the launch of the NXT-700 transponder and the development of the Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate.


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 Seattle Museum Of Flight Adds Aviation Pavilion

A new pavilion that doubles the exhibit space available at the Museum of Flight in Seattle opened to the public last weekend. The nine-story-high, three-acre roofed outdoor gallery also includes a cafe and a children's play area, which features a miniature airport terminal beneath the wings of the first 747 Jumbo Jet. Fourteen other rare and unique commercial and military airplanes are housed beneath the roof.


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