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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Airborne 11.14.18: Waco Classic Sold, Ryanair Jet Impound, Global SuperTanker

Also: EAA Honors Five, Flt School Converts C172s To Jet-A, FAA Medical Audit, Sporty's Video

Dimor Group Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has acquired Waco Aircraft Corporation, established in 1983 and located Battle Creek, MI, on November 9, 2018. The acquisition includes Centennial Aircraft Services, Inc., an FBO and FAA Part 145 maintenance facility also located in Battle Creek, MI. Waco Aircraft Corporation earned international recognition for manufacturing and producing classic biplanes of the based on the design from the 1920’s and 30’s. In addition to the basic model of the three-seater Waco YMF-5 D, which is available as a land aircraft, and YMF-5 F as an amphibious aircraft, the Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 (by Waco) is also produced. The French government impounded a Ryanair 737 Thursday as it prepared to take off for London, forcing the carrier to make other arrangements for the

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 11.13.18: Parrot AG Solution, Kratos Expands, Precisionhawk

Also: ERAU Certified, AeroVironment Award, International Brain-Drone Race, Relmatech's Direct Broadcast Platform

European drone group Parrot has introduced Bluegrass Fields, an end-to-end agriculture drone solution, which provides farmers, agronomists and researchers with the insights they need to boost the quality of their crops and maximize yields. Parrot Bluegrass Fields brings together the Parrot Bluegrass drone with the all-new ParrotFields mobile mapping app and Pix4Dfields desktop and cloud-based drone mapping software. The Parrot Bluegrass agriculture drone features a robust carbon-fiber structure, a flight time of up to 25 minutes (three batteries are included), flight coverage of up to 160 acres per flight at 400 ft, and a backpack for easy transportation. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. recently cut the ribbon on its new 100,000 square foot UAS production facility, in Oklah

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

AMA Drone Report 11.08.18: FAI Championships, Drone Controller, Vaccines By Air

Also: Mavic 2 Pro Eval Starts, DJI Expands, FlightSafety Test Prep, What’s A ‘Hover 2?’

Imagine being a 15-year-old drone racer from Australia... and now imagine that you’re in China to win a $24K check. The new World Drone Racing Champion was announced after four days of competition at an event organized by the FAI’s World Air Sports Federation, running from 1-4 November 2018. Finishing at the top in a field of 127 drone racers from 34 countries, Rudi Browning, walked away from the experience clutching a $24,000 cash prize. Drone pilots, from commercial experts to novices, may now increase their flight precision and improve their image/video quality with a first-of-its-kind single-handed controller from Fluidity Technologies. The FT Aviator drone controller was designed by former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski. Unlike traditional controllers, which most closely rese

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Airlines for America Forecasts All-Time High For 2018 Thanksgiving Air Travel

U.S. Airlines Are Prepared To Accommodate An Expected 30.6 Million Passengers Over The 12-Day Holiday Travel Period

Airlines for America (A4A) is projecting that a record 30.6 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines during the 12-day Thanksgiving air travel period, up from an estimated 29 million passengers during the 2017 travel period. The forecast translates to an estimated 2.55 million passengers per day, up 137,000 per day from a year ago. Airlines are accommodating this increase in demand by adding 158,000 more seats in the marketplace each day, with a total of 2.94 million seats available to flyers every day.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Atlas Air And Southern Air Sign Pathway Program Agreement With Ameriflight

Qualified Ameriflight Pilots Guaranteed Interviews With Atlas And Southern

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings and Southern Air, Inc. units and Ameriflight have entered into a pilot pathway agreement that guarantees qualified Ameriflight pilots an interview with Atlas Air and Southern Air, creating an opportunity for career progression.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Audit Initiated Of FAA’s Implementation Of Small Aircraft Pilot Medical Reform

Requested By The Chairmen Of The House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure And Its Aviation Subcommittee

The United States has the largest and most diverse general aviation community in the world, with more than 220,000 aircraft. To help protect safety, the FAA establishes medical requirements for pilots of these aircraft.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

FAA Approves Garmin GFC 500 and GFC 600 Autopilots In Additional Aircraft

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Air Race 1 Unveils Pilots Set To Make History At First Ever China Cup

A Fantastic Line-Up Of Pilots For Chinese Event

Organizers have released an exciting lineup of pilots who will compete for the Air Race 1 China Cup title next month at Hannan Municipal Airport in Wuhan City, China.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Alpha Unmanned Systems Selects Robotic Skies For Global Support

Will Support Current And Future Commercial UAVs

Alpha Unmanned Systems has selected Robotic Skies to develop and implement a global support plan for its current and future commercial UAVs, currently featuring the Alpha 800 unmanned helicopter.  Robotic Skies will provide a warranty program and field support management for Alpha Unmanned customers through its network of worldwide service centers.

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Thu, Nov 15, 2018

Aero-Help Wanted: ANN REALLY Needs A Sales Pro

ANN/Airborne/Aero-TV Marketing Department Needs Part or Full Time Personnel

E-I-C Note: For some reason, finding really motivated/honest/professional sales help has been a tough gig. And that need is greater now than ever. As a media partner to two of the most pivotal players in the drone arena... and new programs, on the way, devoted to women working and playing in the aviation and aerospace community, as well as avionics and other major aero-interests, coming soon -- NOW is the time to get this part of our business properly staffed. That's not all... what about all the other aspects of aviation and aerospace? Well... we have most of those covered -- or about to be covered. That's right; there's more... with nearly a dozen such agreements either done or in the works... and MASSIVE upgrades to the Airborne Unlimited program itself. So -- it's time to ramp up some efforts here -- sales, in particular -- and we need exceptional personnel, for the job. If you'd like to help chart th

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