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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Airborne 02.23.18: Textron Nixes TTx, GAMA $Billing$, Bronco II

Also: Airliner Evacuation, Tuskegee Airman Event, Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter, FreeFlight Txp Integration

Textron Aviation has apparently ended production of the Cessna TTx airplane, though the company has not officially confirmed or denied that it has made the move -- or even responded to our questions. ANN became aware of the situation following an email from a reader saying that all information about the airplane had been removed from the company's website, which a quick check on the Internet confirmed. The scrubbing has been thorough, with a search of "TTx" on the company website returning no results. We sent an email to Textron Corporate Communications, which has not responded to our inquiry. GAMA has released 2017 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers at its annual “State of the Industry” press conference. GAMA Chairman Phil Straub, Executive Vice President and Ma

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Flight Safety Foundation Urges Regulation, Oversight Of Recreational Drones

Calls On ICAO, Governments To Accelerate The Process

Flight Safety Foundation has urged world governments to step up their regulation and enforcement of recreational drones. In a letter to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General Fang Liu, Foundation President and CEO Jon Beatty said, “Based on a number of recent incidents, we are increasingly concerned that uncertificated, untrained recreational drone operators are flying small UAS near airports and manned aircraft. … The proliferation and operation of small drones by people without aviation experience is becoming one of the most significant hazards to manned aviation. This poses unacceptable risks to aviation safety.”

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

A4A: Air Travel More Accessible In 2017

Latest Air Travelers In America Report Shows Nearly 50 Percent Of Americans Flew On An Airline In 2017

With 2017 extending the safest period in aviation history, Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, found in its annual commissioned survey that Americans are continuing to take to the skies in record numbers. In 2017, 48 percent of Americans flew on an airline and 88 percent had taken a commercial flight in their lifetime, according to the Air Travelers in America report.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 02.20.18: USMC InstantEye, Raleigh Reconsiders, Battle Drones

Also: Fortem DroneHunter, Solar-Powered Rover, Drone Mkt Worth $48.88B, MQ-25 Partnerships

InstantEye Robotics has received a substantial order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads. The InstantEye family of products includes the Mk-2 GEN4, which is the largest system, capable of carrying payloads up to 4 pounds; the mid-sized, highly agile Mk-2 GEN3, which can carry payloads up to 1.5 pounds; and the palm-sized, highly integrated Mk-2 GEN5, with advanced vehicle-borne computer processing power that will allow the system to adapt to future capability needs. The Raleigh, NC Parks Committee is looking at a revised drone policy that could allow small UAVs to be flown in almost all of the city's pub

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Garmin Introduces GFC 600H Helicopter Flight Control System

AHRS-Derived System Includes Helicopter-Specific Safety Features

Garmin has introduced the GFC 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators, which the company says is a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. This attitude-based (AHRS-derived) flight control system boasts a number of helicopter-tailored safety features, including stability augmentation system (SAS), Garmin Helicopter Electronic Stability and Protection (H-ESP), dedicated return-to-level (LVL) mode, hover assist, as well as overspeed and low speed protection.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

HondaJet Finishes 2017 As The Most Delivered Jet In Its Category

Delivered 43 Aircraft To Customers Worldwide

The HondaJet was the most delivered jet in its category for 2017, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, according to Honda Aircraft Company.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Government Of Canada Marks National Aviation Day 2018

First Powered Flight In Canada Was February 23, 1909

From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, and getting goods to market, Canadians rely on a safe and efficient aviation system to support and sustain our vibrant communities.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Bronco II Aircraft Launched For The U.S. Market

New Airplane Based On The Bronco AHRLAC Aircraft

Bronco Combat Systems (BCS) USA has introduced the Bronco II Aircraft. The Bronco II, which is based on the AHRLAC aircraft (Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft), is a two-crew C4ISR and precision strike aircraft, capable of carrying a wide range of weapons, sensors and systems in extended airborne mission operations. It is a unique platform that is built for purpose; uses a pusher propeller and has an open system architecture allowing for the rapid incorporation of current and emerging systems, setting a new standard for mission flexibility and adaptability.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

VP-8 Fighting Tigers Rescue Fishermen Lost At Sea In The South Pacific

Nineteen-Foot Skiff Was Adrift For Eight Days

Crewmembers assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) rescued three fishermen Feb. 20, whose vessel was adrift in the South Pacific for eight days.

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Airbus-Built PAZ Radar Satellite Successfully Launched

Spain’s First Radar Satellite Will Start Operations In May 2018

The Airbus-built PAZ radar satellite was successfully launched Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, in California. Ten minutes after launch, the satellite separated from the launcher and headed to its planned 319-mile orbit.

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