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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Airborne 08.15.18: Bell 525 Milestone, Parker Solar Probe, NIMBY Nonsense

Also: Aerion Supersonic, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Australia GA Maintenance, Flight Training Legislation

The Bell 525 Relentless program is closing in on an anticipated 2019 certification, as yet another milestone was completed as part of a series of rigorous test protocols. The Bell 525 program recently completed hot weather testing in Yuma, Arizona at temperatures up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit as well as high altitude operations to density altitudes of 14,000 feet. “We successfully completed hot weather testing last week in yuma, arizona,” said Troy Caudill, Chief Test Pilot, Bell 525 Program. “The aircraft performed very well and we are gathering test data for certification.” NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December. Roughly the size of a small car, the spacec

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 08.14.18: Wing Delivery, Pilot Unions, Drones Herd Birds

Also: Cyberhawk, Oceans Unmanned, VerdeGo Aero, Swift Engineering

A pioneering commercial BVLOS delivery by drone brought ice cream to a two-year-old in a demonstration conducted in Virginia by Alphabet's Wing. The delivery flight covered 1.4 miles, and arrived within eight minutes from the time the order was completed by the mom of the lucky toddler. It was conducted under new rules that allow some states and other government entities to experiment with BVLOS drone flights put in place last year. Among those in attendance at the demonstration was Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office. “You did see something historic today,” Lawrence said. “They can share the fact that the U.S. does have package delivery in its future.” dvancements in unmanned technology and the possibility that actual pilots may be minimized, as a result, is creating some turbulence a

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

It's ALIVE! 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview Program Now Available

Get The Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH 2018...

The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network were pleased to release the latest in a series of novel Aero-TV/Airborne programs designed to draw attention to the most innovative and aggressively oriented companies in the aviation universe -- and most particularly, those with REAL news to impart at AirVenture 2018. ANN and EAA have joined together again to present the highly successful "AirVenture Innovation Preview," (which we call the "AIP", for short), to highlight the incredibly innovative and news-making products that provide the 'BUZZ factor' at AirVenture 2018. Not only have we got the BUZZ nailed down, you can see it for yourself RIGHT NOW… and have been able to do so since several hours before the AirVenture gates were officially opened.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

FAA Establishes Restrictions On Drone Operations Over Additional DOD Facilities

Three Sites In Missouri Added To The List

At the request of its Federal security partners, the FAA is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security-sensitive facilities by establishing temporary flight restrictions specific to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Aviation Stakeholders Urge Quick Passage Of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization

Bill Awaiting Action In The U.S. Senate

A group of aviation stakeholders has sent a letter to the leadership of the U.S. Senate urging quick action on a long-term reauthorization bill for the FAA.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

NTSB Recommends Additional Training For Turbulence Forecasts

Part Of An Ongoing Investigation Into A Fatal Accident Involving A Pilatus PC 12

The NTSB has issued two safety recommendations to the National Weather Service concerning forecasting low-level turbulence following an accident involving a Pilatus PC-12 which fatally injured three people.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Boeing Names Aerospace Industry Leader To Head Boeing AvionX

Brendan Curran Brings Diverse Aerospace Expertise To The Organization

Boeing has named Brendan Curran president of Boeing AvionX, an organization formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Yuneec Introduces All-New Portable Folding Drone

Voice Control And Facial Detection Among The Features Of The New Aircraft

Yuneec International has introduced its all-new Mantis Q, the latest extension of Yuneec's award winning consumer lineup, is now available for pre-order in the United States. Mantis Q is an adventure ready drone controlled via mobile device or remote, features voice control technology and is small enough to tuck away inside a bag. The Mantis Q also features foldable arms for optimal portability and convenience, up to 33 minutes of battery life and autonomous flight modes with top speeds over 44 miles per hour.

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

FAA Proposes To Discontinue HIWAS Services

Comment Period Open Through August 22

The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS).

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018

New Airplanes On The Way For The Blue Angels

Upgraded F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets Ordered From Boeing

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a contract valued at $17 million to Boeing for 11 new aircraft for the Blue Angels. The order is for the retrofit documentation and kits to convert nine F/A-18E and two F/A-18F Super Hornets into a Blue Angel configuration.

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