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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

NGC Opens New Facility Bringing Innovation And Jobs To Oxnard, CA

Ceremony Attended By National, Local And Northrop Grumman Officials

U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) joined Northrop Grumman Corporation executives and local officials recently for the formal opening of Astro Aerospace’s new facility in Oxnard, California. The 140,000 square foot manufacturing center will increase efficiency and help Astro Aerospace manage its growing portfolio of work.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Workhorse Group Inc. Closes $10.35 Million Public Offering Of Its Common Stock

Company Will Use The Money For Inventory, Working Capital And Corporate Purposes

Workhorse Group, which is developing the SureFly hybrid VTOL aircraft and HorseFly drone delivery system, has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $1.15 per share. In addition, Workhorse has granted the underwriter a 45-day over-allotment option to purchase up to 1,350,000 additional shares of its common stock at the public offering price. All of the common stock was offered by the Company.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

True Course Simulations (TCS) - Read It, Watch It, And Do It

ERAU Prescott Uses A Faculty Developed Simulation Program To Improve Student Pilot Training

If you are an incoming flight student attending the Prescott campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, True Course Simulations (TCS) is now required as part of the private pilot coursework. TCS is intended to provide students with a convenient, less expensive and more effective set of tools for preparing, practicing and reinforcing flight training in order to get the maximum value from the costliest components, time with Instructor Pilots (IPs) and in-flight training.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Garmin Expands Navigation Databases To Include South America

Compatible With Multiple Certified And Portable Systems

Garmin has added new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database will soon be available in the newly expanded Americas OnePak, which offers coverage in North, Central and South America and provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

AMA Drone Report 08.09.18: UK Kid/Drone Ban?, FAI Int'l, UAV 'Attack' Fallout?

Also: FAA: NO Drones Near Wildfires, Solar-Powered Record, Louisiana UAVs, Drone Center Of Excellence

The U.K. has new drone rules under consideration that would ban people under 18 years old from owning a drone weighing more than 250 grams... or 0.55 pounds. The proposal could allow youngsters to fly heavier drones under adult supervision if the aircraft is owned by and registered to an older person. The restriction is pegged to the age at which an insurance policy can be issued. Other suggestions in the proposed bill that is targeted for implementation later this year are online safety tests and required registration for drones over 250 grams, as is required in the US. FAI, the World Air Sports Federation, has released a detailed conference program for the FAI International Drones Conference and Expo 2018. Top drone experts from around the globe will present the latest developments and technolog

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Australia Implements New General Aviation Maintenance Rules

CASA Says The New Regulations Will Minimize The Regulatory Burden On General Aviation

The first step is being taken to develop a set of streamlined new maintenance regulations for Australia’s general aviation sector. New maintenance regulations will minimize the regulatory burden on general aviation, keep compliance costs as low as possible and be based on the best practices of other leading aviation nations.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Ravn Alaska Approved By IATA To Join Its Safety Registry

Completes Highly Successful International Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)

Ravn Air Group (Ravn) president & CEO, Dave Pflieger has announced that, after successfully completing the IATA operational safety audit, Corvus Airlines (d/b/a Ravn Alaska), was added to the IOSA Registry.

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

AFAS To Award More Than $6 Million In Annual Grants, Scholarships

Recipients Are Dependents Of Active Duty And Retired Airmen

The Air Force Aid Society will award more than $6 million in Gen. Henry Hap Arnold education grants and AFAS merit scholarships to the dependents of active duty and retired Airmen.

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Wed, Aug 15, 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 spacecraft lifted off at 3:31 a.m. EDT on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Hea

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Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Final Agenda for 2018 UAS Summit & Expo Announced

Event Will Provide Attendees With A Comprehensive Overview Of The Current State Of The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Industry

The final agenda for the 12th annual UAS Summit & Expo, the upper Midwest's premier unmanned aircraft systems event, has been released. Taking place August 20-22 in Grand Forks, ND, the 2018 agenda includes a keynote presentation from secretary of the U.S. Air Force, Heather Wilson and presentations from North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, and Representative Kevin Cramer.

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