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Tue, Aug 14, 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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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe On Historic Journey To Touch The Sun

Seven-Year Mission Will Include 24 Passes By The Sun, One Within 3.8 Million Miles

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Georgia Senate To Study State Takeover Of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

First Meeting Scheduled For August 22

The first meeting of a Georgia State Senate committee to study a state takeover of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta will take place August 22, according to media reports.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

ERAU Unmanned Aircraft Systems Team Assists With Tracking Shoreline Erosion

Images From DJI Phantom 4 Drones Will Provide Comprehensive Aerial View Of The Area

Along the shorelines of Menard-May Park in Edgewater, Florida last week, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flew high above the water capturing high-resolution images and video of this area of Mosquito Lagoon, which is part of the Indian River Lagoon system.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Australia Makes Changes In Flight Examination Rules

New Exemption Allows Flight Examiners And Instructors To Conduct Tests, Checks And Training From A Non-Control Seat

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia has published a new exemption (CASA EX83/18) which allows flight examiners, approval holders, approved testing officers and instructors to conduct flight tests, proficiency checks and flight training from a non-control seat to a limited extent.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Second Annual MultiGP International Open Held In Muncie, IN

Week-Long Event Held At The Academy Of Model Aeronautics Headquarters

The largest professional drone racing league in the world hosted the biggest drone sports gathering in history last week. The 2nd annual MultiGP International Open took place Aug. 8-12 at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana, USA. The week long event attracted the best pilots from all over the world including the U.S., Canada, Latin and South America, Europe, Korea, China, New Zealand & Australia.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

U.S. Airport Traffic To Grow Over 25% In Next Ten Years

Enplanements Will Grow By Nearly 225 Million Passengers By 2027

A new forecast projects that U.S. airports will see over 25 percent growth in the next ten years, handling over 1.1 billion enplanements, up by almost 225 million from 2017.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 08.07.18: Pipistrel OPV/UAVs, Drone Med Supply, ParaZero Save

Also: Aurora Flight Sciences, Advanced sUAS Inspection, GA-ASI Selected, Drone Center Of Excellence

The aviation and aerospace is constantly abuzz with details about the latest generation of optionally-piloted, and remotely-piloted Unmanned Air Vehicles. It might surprise you that a Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer producing small aircraft for the civil and recreational markets has entered the UAV market, as well. Pipistrel Aircraft manufactures surveillance aircraft in either manned, optionally piloted (OPV) and completely unmanned platforms (UAV). The airframes offer versatile capabilities and can carry a wide variety of payloads necessary to taking on state-of-the-art assignments including LIDAR and ISTAR (intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance) missions. Some underserved Virginia patients were among the first to be officially helped by an UAS, during recent researc

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

FAA Proposes $126,000 Civil Penalty Against RAE-I.T. Asset Management

Agency Alleges Hazardous Materials Violations By The Company The FAA has proposed a $126,000 civil penalty against RAE-I.T. Asset Management, LLC, of Ocala, Fla., for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched For Development Of Drone Parachute System

Goal Is To Make Safe Flight Over People Possible

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for the development of a drone parachute system that its designer hopes will lead to approval of flights over people.

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