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June 21, 2018

Airborne 06.20.18: SubSonex Heads For RENO!, Elvis' BizJet, Chambliss-Red Bull

Also: P&W Geared Turbofan, Tamarack Aerospace, King Air 350ER XP67A Upgrade, NATA Annual Mtg

Sonex Aircraft will collaborate with High Performance Aircraft Group to showcase the SubSonex Personal Jet. The SubSonex debuted at this year's Pylon Racing Seminar (also known as "Rookie School") June 7-10 at Reno Stead airport in preparation for the National Championship Air Races this September. The SubSonex was taken through various flight scenarios by three-time Reno Gold champion Pete Zaccagnino. "The plane has been approved for racing, and now we have to get to work in preparation for training en

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK

A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a significant decrease in overall crime in the city. Ensenada police say that over a few months, their single DJI Inspire 1 drone has led to more than 500 arrests and contributed to an overall 10 percent drop in the crime rate, including a 30 percent drop in residential robberies. Over the past four months, the drone has flown an average of 25 sorties per day. The drone is deployed based on 911 call volume. It is operated from a cen

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Boeing, FedEx Express Announce Order for 24 Medium And Large Freighters

Air Cargo Carrier Modernizes Its Fleet With More 767 Freighters And 777 Aircraft

Boeing and FedEx Express have announced a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Surf Air Defaults On Payments

On-Demand Flight Service Provider Sued By Encompass Air

Private aviation operator Encompass Aviation has filed a lawsuit against financially distressed membership based charter broker Surf Air Inc., for whom Encompass has been acting as primary California operator since May 2017. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, asks the court to enforce the charter service's obligations to Encompass as specified in several operating agreements signed by the two companies last year, and also to enforce subsequent payment agreements stipulated to in the interim.

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AMA Drone Report 06.14.18: AMA Expo W Drone Races, Ag v Drones, Kitty Hawk Flyer

Also: Drone Rotor Safety System, Birds Inspire Drone Design, UAVs Stop Crime, Fat Shark 101

As previously noted, the upcoming AMA Expo West Tradeshow not only starts early, but in an altogether upgraded location that will allow for massive expansion of this intensely cool event. After a number of years in Ontario, California; the highly anticipated 2018 rendition of AMA Expo West will show up in new digs and a somewhat different time of the year. This year, the AMA Expo West team will appear this November 2-4, 2018 at the Fairplex Exposition Center, in Pomona, California. Now, though, we

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DOT: Airlines Improve On-Time Performance, Consumer Complaints Fall

Posts April 2018 Data

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released its June 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on air carrier data compiled for the month of April 2018. The report shows that on-time arrivals increased over April 2017, while cancellations and consumer complaints fell.

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FAA Has Openings For Controllers At NY TRACON

Applications Being Accepted Through June 26

The FAA is accepting applications through June 26 from people interested in becoming air traffic controllers at the New York Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility in Westbury, NY.

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Balloon Flies To Nearly 32,000 Feet Over Kentucky

Pilot Bill Smith's Flight Called 'Perfectly Executed'

After more than 6 months of preparation pilot Bill Smith of Louisville, KY completed a flight to nearly 32,000 ft. on Saturday June 16.

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NASA Armstrong Awards $1 Million To U.S. Small Businesses

Grants Intended For Technology Research And Development

NASA has selected 304 proposals from U.S. small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase I of its 2018 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and 44 proposals for the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, totaling $43.5 million in awards. NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California received eight awards, totaling $1 million. These selections support NASA's future space exploration and aviation missions, while also benefiting the U.S. economy.

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ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few...

E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extraordinary event that is OSHKOSH. Like in years past, we have something up our sleeves -- actually SEVERAL big somethings -- BUT, this year, they could be some of the biggest upgrades/surprises we've pulled off yet -- so we're going to be changing quite a few things about how we cover Oshkosh, as a result. IF YOU want to be a part of this unique adventure, speak up NOW, rather than later, because we're going to looking for the best volunteer folks we can find and are planning to do

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Delta Air Lines Becomes Launch Operator Of Bombardier ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin

Places New Order For 20 Bombardier CRJ900

Delta Air Lines has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets.

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B-1B Fleet Resumes Flight Operations

Safety Stand-Down Directed June 7th

Air Force Global Strike Command resumed B-1B flight operations this week, following the directed safety stand-down June 7th.

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Chris Hadfield Says Manned Mission To Mars Is Far In The Future

Believes Existing Technology Is Not Up To The Task

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is skeptical about a manned mission to Mars being mounted by NASA, SpaceX or Blue Origin, the three entities who have publicly touted their efforts to do so.

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Aero-News AirVenture Update: This Is So Cool! #OSH18COOL

We Need YOUR Help To Find AND Celebrate The Coolest Stuff At EAA AirVenture 2018, #OSH18COOL

Stuff that’s new is cool… we get it… that’s why we’re bringing our AirVenture Innovation Preview webcast to you on Saturday evening, July 21, to introduce the things that are new and unique at EAA AirVenture 2018. However, there is a lot of cool stuff that has little to do with being new stuff, but still deserves the designation of 'cool.' This is where we need your help. Despite the fact we have the largest news staff on the ground at AirVenture, our nearly 30 staffers still aren’t enough to find out what’s ‘really cool’ because what&rsqu

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Flair Airlines Claims A New Hometown

Will Build On Success Flying From Edmonton International Airport

Flair Airlines: Flair, Canada's low-fare airline, has announced that after extensive analysis, it will build on the success of Edmonton International Airport as its Main Transfer Hub and officially establish itself as Edmonton's Hometown Airline. Flair will continue to expand its network to/from Edmonton by growing its frequency and network - both domestic and trans-border; announcing new low-fare routes in the coming weeks.  Flair will also progressively relocate its operations and executive base in Edmonton.

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Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service Receive H175s

Aircraft First To Be Delivered To The Country In Public Services Configuration

Hong Kong based Government Flying Service (GFS) has received three H175s in public services configuration, becoming the world’s first operator of this new variant which enlarges the H175 mission capacity to search and rescue (SAR), emergency medical services, law enforcement, firefighting as well as land and maritime border control operations.

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It's On--Again! EAA/ANN Announce 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’

E-I-C Note: We're tremendously excited to work with EAA again... on this and some other truly exciting programs to be announced shortly -- stay tuned! We’re onto something… Something huge. In the years since the truly astounding results for the 2+ hour debut of the 2015 AirVenture Innovation Preview, as well as nearly a decade of coverage of the AEA New Product Introductions and other efforts conducted at Sun ‘n Fun, XPONENTIAL, and other exciting venues, ANN is already hard at work on the next edition of our Airborne Innovation Preview programming for this y

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Bombardier’s Global 7500 Jets Begin Arriving in Montreal

On-Schedule Ramp-Up Continues And Program Surpasses 2,300 Flight Test Hours

Bombardier announced that Global 7500 aircraft started arriving at the company’s Montreal facilities last month, where high-precision completion work is being carried out on this industry-defining jet. Skilled workers at Bombardier’s state-of-the-art Center of Excellence in Dorval, Quebec, have been building and assembling complete interior sets including kitchens, state room beds, dining furniture and Nuage seats for multiple customer aircraft since the centre’s inauguration in 2017.

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JetBlue Marks Return To Pre-Hurricane Levels Of Service In Puerto Rico

Operating Up To 48 Flights Per Day From The Island To 13 Cities During Summer Peak Season

JetBlue, Puerto Rico’s largest airline, recently marked the return of its full flight schedule on the island after last year’s hurricanes by celebrating with customers, crewmembers and partners today at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). JetBlue’s return of capacity, which coincides with its 16th anniversary of service in San Juan, came six months earlier than originally planned, given the improved demand for travel to Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover from Hurricane Maria and welcomes new visitors.

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Black Swift Technologies Awarded NASA Contract

Will Develop UAS For Atmospheric Observations Of Venus

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm recognized for its purpose-built scientific aerial platforms, has been awarded a NASA contract to develop an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to perform upper atmospheric observations of the planet Venus.

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NASA Awards The Short Wave Infrared Sensor Chip Assembly For WFIRST

California Company Will Provide 72 Devices For The Spacecraft

NASA has awarded a contract to Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC, Camarillo, California, for the Short Wave Infrared Sensor Chip Assembly (SCA) for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Project.

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Air Georgian Announces Ratification of First Collective Agreement With UNIFOR

Vote For The Pact Was Over 90 Percent

Air Georgian has ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Unifor, with 91 percent of members voting in favor of the agreement. Air Georgian and Unifor have worked collaboratively to produce this first ever contract, which sets the foundation for a long term positive working relationship.

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Pilot Fatally Injured In Alaska Midair Laid To Rest In Airplane Cockpit

Family Said A Cherokee 180 Was His 'Dream Airplane'

Flight instructor and pastor James Poelman, who was fatally injured last week in a midair collision over the Big Susitna River in Alaska, was laid to rest Monday in the cockpit of an aircraft his family said was his "dream airplane."

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ESA Sentinel-3 Flies Tandem

Two Satellites Flying In Formation In Orbit

The key to monitoring Earth’s changing environment and to guaranteeing a consistent stream of satellite data to improve our daily lives is to take the same measurements over the course of decades. But how do you know that measurements from successive satellites, even though identical in build, are like for like?

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ANN FAQ: What Does The API Mean To You

Engaging The Aviation World's Pivotal Organizations, Interests And Viewpoints

The Airborne Partnership Initiative, we call it the API, is a plan developed by ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, to build a synergistic, industry-wide, aviation/aerospace news program. Our aim 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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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.21.18)

"We are taking another positive step in our fleet modernization program as we add more efficient, lower emission aircraft to our global fleet. The Boeing 767 and 777 Freighters have brought greater efficiency and reliability to our air operations." Source: David L. Cunningham, President and CEO of FedEx Express.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.21.18): Negative Static Stability

The initial tendency of an aircraft to continue away from the original state of equilibrium after being disturbed.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.21.18)

Become a Pilot

An FAA web page designed to provide potential pilots with information about how to reach their goals. The first step? "Decide what you want to fly. FAA's rules for getting a pilot's license (certificate) differ depending on the type of aircraft you fly.

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June 20, 2018

Airborne 06.20.18: SubSonex Heads For RENO!, Elvis' BizJet, Chambliss-Red Bull

Also: P&W Geared Turbofan, Tamarack Aerospace, King Air 350ER XP67A Upgrade, NATA Annual Mtg

Sonex Aircraft will collaborate with High Performance Aircraft Group to showcase the SubSonex Personal Jet. The SubSonex debuted at this year's Pylon Racing Seminar (also known as "Rookie School") June 7-10 at Reno Stead airport in preparation for the National Championship Air Races this September. The SubSonex was taken through various flight scenarios by three-time Reno Gold champion Pete Zaccagnino. "The plane has been approved for racing, and now we have to get to work in preparation for training en

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Airborne 06.18.18: XP-82 Twin Mustang, Tuskegee Airmen, Supersonic Reg Change

Also: Thunderbirds/Snowbirds To N TX, AK Mid-Air, Gogo AVANCE L5, Sikorsky's New Parts Supply Site

The restorers of a North American XP-82 “Twin Mustang,” one of the most unusual fighter/escort aircraft ever deployed by the U.S. military, are aiming to make EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 its first public appearance to celebrate completion of an arduous 10-year restoration project. The 10-year restoration project in Douglas, Georgia, began after aircraft restorer Tom Reilly discovered the complete airframe on a farm in Ohio. Reilly then scoured the earth seeking engines, propellers and a multitu

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Delair Expands Commercial Drone Offerings To Canada

Signs Distribution Agreement With Cansel, Receives Certification By Transport Canada

Drone solutions provided Delair has announced an agreement with Cansel, a provider of surveying and mapping solutions to the Canadian market. Cansel becomes the first Canadian reseller of Delair’s innovative Delair UX 11 long-range drone, and the two companies plan to rapidly expand the agreement to include the entire Delair product line.

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NRL Increases UAV Endurance With Solar Soaring Technology

Increases Flight Time Of Navy Drones To More Than 12 Hours

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) are developing technology for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that has given them the ability to fly for more than 12 hours by harvesting energy from the atmosphere and the sun.

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Samuel Wagener Named Recipient Of Dale 'Potsy' McBurney Aviation Scholarship

NBAA Will Present The Award At A Conference Next Week In St. Paul, MN

Samuel Wagener has been named as this year’s recipient of the Dale “Potsy” McBurney Aviation Scholarship. The award will be presented at NBAA's Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference in Saint Paul, MN, June 26-28, 2018.

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Jersey Aero Club Orders Tecnam Airplanes

Will Be Used For Flight Training Operations By The U.K. Club

Tecnam announced today that Jersey Aero Club has placed an order for two P2008JC MkII and one P2010 airplanes. The decision follows a rigorous selection process with the Jersey Aero Club team undertaking evaluation flights at Tecnam’s Capua, Italy production and flight test facility.

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Airbus Signs Contract For Heron TP Drones With The German Armed Forces

Includes Five Reconnaissance Drone Systems Capable Of Carrying Weapons

Airbus and the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINB) have signed an operator agreement for Heron TP unmanned aerial systems (UAS) after parliamentary approval was granted on June 13.

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U.K. Waste-To-Jet-Fuel Development Funding Secured

Nearly $6.5 Million Will Fund The Next Stage Of The Program

Funding totalling £4.9 million (approx $6.5 million) has been secured by renewable fuels company Velocys for the next development phase of the waste-to-sustainable jet fuel project that the company is developing in the UK. As part of the funding package a grant of £434,000 (approx. $575,000) has been secured from the Department for Transport (DfT) under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C).

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Clay Lacy To Debut New Kodiak Series II At NBAA NY Regional Forum

First Kodiak Series II With Aerocet Amphibious Floats On Static Display In The Northeastern U.S.

Clay Lacy Aviation will display the all-new Kodiak 100, Series II on June 21 at the NBAA Regional Forum at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. Introduced on May 30, the Series II builds on the success of the previous Kodiak with a robust list of block change enhancements. Advanced features include Garmin’s next generation G1000NXi, Angle-of-Attack indexer, digital 4-in-1 standby, Flight Stream 510, and an extensive list of new creature comforts.

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President Trump Directs The Pentagon To Establish A 'Space Force'

Would Become The Sixth Branch Of The U.S. Military

President Donald Trump on Monday said he has directed the Pentagon to establish a "Space Force" as the sixth branch of the military. Trump's statement came during a speech at a meeting of the National Space Council, according to a report from Fox News. “We are going to have a space force,” Trump said. “An Air Force and a Space Force. Separate, but equal.”

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GECAS Delivers First 737 MAX 8 To Jet Airways

Continues 25-Year Relationship With The Indian Airline

GECAS announces the delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX 8s to Jet Airways (India) Limited and the first Boeing MAX aircraft to enter service in India. This new aircraft continues GECAS’ partnership with Jet Airways, which began 25 years ago.

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Gulfstream Deepens Technical Expertise With Enhanced Employee Training Lab

Structural Additions Increase Employees’ Customer- And Product-Focused Capabilities

Gulfstream recently enhanced its On-the-Job Training (OJT) Laboratory with two additional aircraft structures: an all-new Gulfstream G600 fuselage, main entry door and wing and an industry-leading Gulfstream G650 fuselage, door, interior and wing. The additions ensure Gulfstream technicians continue to provide aircraft owners and operators with a first-rate service experience.

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Cathay Pacific Becomes Second Operator Of The A350-1000 Widebody

Increased Capacity And Highest Levels Of Comfort For The Airline’s Longest Flights

Cathay Pacific Airways has become the second airline to operate the A350-1000, the world’s newest long range widebody airliner. The airline took delivery of the aircraft at a special event in Toulouse, France.

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Elvis' Private Jet Back On The Auction Block

Most Recently Sold Last Year For $430,000

A 1962 Lockheed Jetstar once owned by The King of Rock & Roll is back on the auction block about a year after being sold for $430,000.

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Airborne 06.20.18: SubSonex Heads For RENO!, Elvis' BizJet, Chambliss Trains 4 RedBull

Also: P&W Geared Turbofan, Tamarack Aerospace, King Air 350ER XP67A Upgrade, NATA Annual Mtg
 
Sonex Aircraft will collaborate with High Performance Aircraft Group to showcase the SubSonex Personal Jet.  The SubSonex debuted at this year's Pylon Racing Seminar (also known as "Rookie School") June 7-10 at Reno Stead airport in preparation for the National Championship Air Races this September. The SubSonex was taken through various flight scenarios by three-time Reno Gold champion Pete Zaccagnino. "The plane has been approved for racing, and now we have to get to work in preparation for training enough pilots to create a new race," Zaccagnino said. "I believe we got eight flights in and everyone loved it. It was a blast on

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June 19, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK

A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a significant decrease in overall crime in the city. Ensenada police say that over a few months, their single DJI Inspire 1 drone has led to more than 500 arrests and contributed to an overall 10 percent drop in the crime rate, including a 30 percent drop in residential robberies. Over the past four months, the drone has flown an average of 25 sorties per day. The drone is deployed based on 911 call volume. It is operated from a cen

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.12.18: FAA Restrictions, Drone Innovation Act, Parrot Anafi

Also: UAS Software Startup Kittyhawk, Drone Delivery Canada, Axon And DJI, Airobotic's Autonomous Industrial Drones

At the request of federal security partners, the FAA has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)§ 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight restrictions. Information on the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), which defines these restrictions,

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Airborne-Unmanned 06.19.18: Mexican UAV Fights Crime, Spokane Drones, Ikhana!

Also: K2 & Robotic Skies, Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Competition, K State Grad Cert, Commercial Drones at JFK

A drone operated by authorities in Ensenada, Mexico, led to a significant decrease in overall crime in the city. Ensenada police say that over a few months, their single DJI Inspire 1 drone has led to more than 500 arrests and contributed to an overall 10 percent drop in the crime rate, including a 30 percent drop in residential robberies. Over the past four months, the drone has flown an average of 25 sorties per day. The drone is deployed based on 911 call volume. It is operated from a centralized control room using software developed by Cape, a California-based company. The city of Spokane, WA will soon implement a program using a drone to assist in infrastructure

June 18, 2018

Airborne 06.18.18: XP-82 Twin Mustang, Tuskegee Airmen, Supersonic Reg Change

Also: Thunderbirds/Snowbirds To N TX, AK Mid-Air, Gogo AVANCE L5, Sikorsky's New Parts Supply Site

The restorers of a North American XP-82 “Twin Mustang,” one of the most unusual fighter/escort aircraft ever deployed by the U.S. military, are aiming to make EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 its first public appearance to celebrate completion of an arduous 10-year restoration project. The 10-year restoration project in Douglas, Georgia, began after aircraft restorer Tom Reilly discovered the complete airframe on a farm in Ohio. Reilly then scoured the earth seeking engines, propellers and a multitu

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Klyde Morris (06.18.18)

Klyde... What's All The Fuss About?

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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June 17, 2018

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped

The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replacement unleaded fuels to support GA. Phase Two testing of unleaded avgas continues, having completed two and a half years of testing and evaluation since the FAA's selection of the two finalists in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) replacement unleaded fuels program. To date, the flight test program is approximately one-third complete, while the engine test program is about halfway complete. Gen. Robin Ra

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June 15, 2018

Airborne 06.15.18: 100LL Replacement Held, B-1 Stand-Down, Missing USAF Officer

Also: Sichuan Airlines Pilot Feted, Emirates Parks 20 Birds, Air Paris Academy Orders Tecnams, Two A380s Scrapped

The FAA continues to be committed to evaluating suitable replacement unleaded fuels to support GA. Phase Two testing of unleaded avgas continues, having completed two and a half years of testing and evaluation since the FAA's selection of the two finalists in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI) replacement unleaded fuels program. To date, the flight test program is approximately one-third complete, while the engine test program is about halfway complete. Gen. Robin Ra

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June 14, 2018

AMA Drone Report 06.14.18: AMA Expo W Drone Races, Ag v Drones, Kitty Hawk Flyer

Also: Drone Rotor Safety System, Birds Inspire Drone Design, UAVs Stop Crime, Fat Shark 101

As previously noted, the upcoming AMA Expo West Tradeshow not only starts early, but in an altogether upgraded location that will allow for massive expansion of this intensely cool event. After a number of years in Ontario, California; the highly anticipated 2018 rendition of AMA Expo West will show up in new digs and a somewhat different time of the year. This year, the AMA Expo West team will appear this November 2-4, 2018 at the Fairplex Exposition Center, in  Pomona, California. Now, thou

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June 12, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 06.12.18: FAA Restrictions, Drone Innovation Act, Parrot Anafi

Also: UAS Software Startup Kittyhawk, Drone Delivery Canada, Axon And DJI, Airobotic's Autonomous Industrial Drones

At the request of federal security partners, the FAA has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)§ 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security sensitive facilities by establishing temporary Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) specific flight restrictions. Information on the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), which defines these restricti

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May 07, 2018

Edic Horizon International Flight Academy Signs For Two Bell 429s

Flight Training Facility Expands Services To Include Twin Engine Aircraft

Bell Helicopter has announced a signature from Edic Horizon International Flight Academy to purchase two Bell 429 aircraft. Based at Al Ain International Airport, Edic Horizon International Flight Academy utilizes their fleet of entirely Bell aircraft to provide flight training to a variety of international students.

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May 04, 2018

Jet Aviation Completes Acquisition Of Hawker Pacific

Transaction Valued At $250 Million

Jet Aviation has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at $250 million.

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December 31, 2017

Drone Charges Against Journalists In Myanmar Dropped

Two To Be Freed From Detention On January 5, Authorities Say

Charges filed against two journalists for illegally flying a drone over Parliament in Myanmar have been dropped by local authorities.

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Parker Aerospace Awarded Contract To Provide Emirates’ 777X Hydraulic Pumps

Hydraulic Engine-Driven Pump And AC Motor Pump From Parker Aerospace Chosen As Supplier-Furnished Equipment For Emirates’ New 777X Fleet

Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation has announced a pump call-out agreement with Emirates for its 777X aircraft. Emirates is the launch customer of the new Boeing aircraft with an order book of 150 777X, one of the single largest aircraft orders by value in the history of US commercial aviation. Parker will provide the hydraulic engine-driven pump and AC motor pump on the fleet of 777X wide-body airplanes.

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December 29, 2017

Flight Inspection (FI) Market Worth $5.57 Billion By 2022

Growth Forecast To Be 4.31 Percent During The Period

According to the new research report, now available on ASDReports, "Flight Inspection (FI) Market by Solution (System, & Services), End User (Commercial Airports, Defense Airports), Services Type (Commissioning, Routine, Special Inspection), System Type (Fixed, Mobile, Ground-based) and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The Flight Inspection (FI) market is projected to grow from an estimated $4.51 billion in 2017 to $5.57 billion by 2022, at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 4.31% during the forecast period.

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A Special Note From ANN To Our Friends/Readers

Hi Folks... This is a special issue of the Propwash newsletter, dedicated only to its being a personal message from the ANN gang to you. I promise not to do this too often, but hope that I can impose on you for a few minutes in order to seek your continued support. We'd like to make one last pitch for book orders while they might affect the total print order. We have sent this book to the printer and are in pre-press prep right now (proofs expected today)... and the more we can add to the print tally, the more cost-effective our printing prices (per book) become. As you

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