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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

A4A’s Sophie Ghezai Encourages Girls To Soar To New Heights

Was The First Woman To Become A Pilot For Ethiopian Airlines

Throughout aviation history, women have made their mark on the skies, propelling the industry forward and inspiring girls to continually reach for their dreams. From self-taught inventor E. Lillian Todd to pilots like Amelia Earhart and Helen Richey, women have been pioneers in aviation and role models for girls around the world who dream of a career in the clouds.

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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.17.19): Ground Communication Outlet (GCO)

Ground Communication Outlet (GCO) An unstaffed, remotely controlled, ground/ground communications facility. Pilots at uncontrolled airports may contact ATC and FSS via VHF to a telephone connection to obtain an instrument clearance or close a VFR or IFR flight plan. They may also get an updated weather briefing prior to takeoff. Pilots will use four “key clicks” on the VHF radio to contact the appropriate ATC facility or six “key clicks” to contact the FSS. The GCO system is intended to be used only on the ground.

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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.17.19)

Aero Linx: Cloud Nine Rescue Flights Cloud Nine Rescue Flights aims to eliminate the euthanasia of pets in the United States and provide aid to animals worldwide. We do this by providing safe, fast, and cost-effective air transports of rescue pets, providing animal welfare-related transports to people who provide aid to animals in underserved areas, and by educating the public on the importance of spaying and neutering of pets. In doing so, we manage to not only attack the problem on the surface, but also at its roots. Cloud Nine is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that relies upon donations, grants and sponsorships to perform our life-saving transports.

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Sun, Feb 17, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.17.19)

"I am excited to lead the Air Force Association and absolutely dedicated to supporting AFA's mission of promoting a dominant Air Force and a strong national defense. General Spencer has made a terrific positive impact on AFA and I cannot thank him enough for all he has done to lead AFA. I look forward to building upon General Spencer's leadership and our entire Air Force Association's recent achievements and heritage." Source: Lt Gen Bruce Wright, USAF (Ret.), commenting on the Air Force Association (AFA) Board of Directors announcement of his appointment as their new president beginning March 1, 2019. Wright will direct the association's professional staff and be responsible for the management and operations of the association, which include professional development events across the country, advocacy initiatives on Capitol Hill, and national and international aerospace education programs. He will also serve as publisher of Air Force Magazine, the official journal of the association. The Air Force Association was

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Airborne 02.15.19: Sun Flyer 2, AirVenture Celebrates 747, SnF Drone Show

Also: 'Mars One' Kaput, Embraer Delivers, Hartzell Engine Technologies, Phoenix Skydive Center Wins

Bye Aerospace’s electric Sun Flyer 2 successfully completed the first official flight test with a Siemens electric propulsion motor February 8 at Centennial Airport, south of Denver, CO. The Sun Flyer family of aircraft, including the 2-seat Sun Flyer 2 and the 4-seat Sun Flyer 4, aim to be the first FAA-certified, practical, all-electric airplanes to serve the flight training and general aviation markets. Siemens will provide electric propulsion systems for the Sun Flyer 2 airplane—the 57 lb.-SP70D motor with a 90kW peak rating (120 HP), and a continuous power setting of up to 70kW (94 HP). The 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The 67th annual EAA fly-in convention is July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It is

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

AMA Drone Report 02.14.19: AMA Expo East, Altitude Angel, Sun ‘n Fun Drone Show

Also: Oklahoma Legislature, Corona CA PD Deploys, National Model Aviation Museum

Finally! This year’s rendition of AMA’s Expo East is right around the corner. Despite the dreary winter weather surrounding many of us, there is much to look forward to a month from now... including AMA Expo East, the second year that AMA has run this special event. This three-day expo provides a world-class display of the latest and greatest products for the modeling enthusiast and fun activities the whole family can enjoy, including flying demonstrations, model rocket and plane build-and-fly stations – as well as interactive displays, static model competitions and guest speakers. With 100+ exhibitors and expert modelers on hand, the expo will be entertaining for the novice and experienced modeler alike. Taking place at Secaucus New Jersey’s Meadowlands Exposition Center, this year’s ren

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.12.19: Drone Appraisal, Stratospheric HiDron, DCGA Approval

Also: UK BVLOS Experimentation, Drone Delivery Canada, Smallest Asteroid Visit, Sinclair College UAS Training

NE Florida’s St. Johns County is one of the state's most rapidly-growing regions. In an effort to keep up with appraisals of new construction in the county and ensure compliance, the Property Appraiser has turned to drones to help in its assessment of value. The aircraft are deployed for multiple reasons, including compliance with building permits and tracking lots that may soon be added to the tax rolls. In 2018, St. Johns County added 4,300 new residential properties to its tax base. UAVOS and Stratodynamics Aviation have completed flights tests of the HiDron earth observation platform called an altitude of 82,000 ft. HiDron also carried an atmospheric measurement system. The night-time flight lasted 4 hours, including the one-hour weather balloon launch period with an average clim

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Mente, Embry-Riddle, Aero Law Group Flight Department Course Scheduled

Sessions To Be Held In Early June In Daytona Beach, FL

An essential course for flight department leaders and managers sponsored by Mente Group, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Aero Law Group PC has been scheduled for June 3-7, 2019 in Daytona Beach, FL.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

ANN FAQ: The Airborne Partnership Initiative; Engaging The Industry

Growing The Audience For Your News

The goal of the Airborne Partnership Initiative is to grow this program to include a significant portion, if not a majority, of the aviation world’s pivotal organizations, interests, and viewpoints.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.16.19)

“We’ve had an incredible response to our first-ever Brain-Drone Race here at USF. To see so many people interested in this technology and this sport is very exciting for us.” Source: Marvin Andujar, PhD, assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department within the USF College of Engineering.

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