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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Airborne 12.22.14: More Congressional Pilots, NAHF '15 Class, JetBlue Sisters

Also: AVW-A380 Emergency, B29 Won't Fly Til Spring, Fire Scout Flies, Super Dell Nonsense, PHX Attempts To Dictate Flight Paths

Two more pilots are among the 12 new members who will serve on the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee when the 114th Congress convenes in January. The Committee and its Aviation Subcommittee will play a vital role in setting long-term spending priorities for the FAA. The National Aviation Hall of Fame, known as the NAHF has announced the names of four individuals who have been elected for enshrinement at its annual formal ceremony on October 2, 2015 in Dayton. JetBlue pilots, and sisters, Pia and Anna-Maria Kymalainen recently flew as the cockpit crew on flight 1480 from Fort Lauderdale to Washington DC making them the first ever sister-sister flight crew at JetBlue. Pia was the A320 Captain and Anna-Maria was the First Officer. All this...

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Deadline For $30 Million Google Lunar XPRIZE Extended To End Of 2016

Up To $6 Million In Milestone Prizes Recognizing Technological Advancements To Be Awarded In January 2015

XPRIZE has announced that the deadline for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE has been officially extended until December 31, 2016. As part of this revised timeline, at least one team must provide documentation of a scheduled launch by December 31, 2015 for all teams to move forward in the competition.

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

AeroSports Update: You Can Win The Perfect Cub

The Grand Prize In The 2015 EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes Is A Very Special Piper J-3 Cub

It could be said than any Piper J3 cub is special, but this one is the poster picture of the perfect J3. EAA has announced that the 2015 EAA Aircraft Sweepstakes grand prize is a Piper J-3 Cub, meticulously restored by Ellis Clark, of Solvang, CA. Entries are now being accepted, and entry coupons will be packaged with the January and February issues of the EAA members magazine, Sport Aviation. The lucky winning entry will be selected at 5 p.m. CDT on September 30, 2015.

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Klyde Morris (12.22.14)

Numerology? Yin/Yang? Is That What You Think It's Come To, Klyde?

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Progress Continues On XCOR Lynx Spacecraft

Carry-Through Spar Installed, Tested To 6G Re-Entry Loads

The XCOR Lynx suborbital spacecraft continues to make rapid progress towards final assembly. Immediately after bonding the cockpit to the fuselage the shop crews set up for the delicate and precise operation of bonding the carry-through spar on to the rear end of the Lynx fuselage.

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Sisters Share JetBlue Cockpit For The First Time

Pair Realize Life-Long Dream Of Flying An Airliner Together

Here's a great story from the JetBlue blog. It's pretty well known that women have historically been underrepresented in the field of aviation. Currently only  4% of commercial pilots are women. JetBlue says that while they're proud that their own representative number of female pilots is higher at 5+%, they know there’s a lot of room to increase the representation of women in the cockpit.

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Airborne 12.19.14: Falcon 8X Unveiled, Sportys 172LITE, Bizarre CA AvGas Lawsuit

Also: ANN/Airborne's Crystal Ball, Lear70/75 Mexico Cert, Carnegie Mellon's Lunar Rover, Dragon Delays

Dassault Aviation rolled back the curtains earlier this week on the ultra-long range Falcon 8X, the company's latest addition to the growing Falcon business jet family. The 8X will offer the greatest range and the longest cabin in the Falcon line, along with the most extensive selection of cabin configurations available on any executive jet. Sporty’s Academy flight school goes back to the basic trainer concept of World War II. They are acquiring Cessna 172s and equipping them with basic flight instruments along with significant interior and exterior enhancements. The only avionics are a communications radio and a transponder. The 172LITE will be rented for $99 per hour. Last week, California Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) and fuel distributors settled a 2011 lawsuit regarding the sale of leaded aviati

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Airborne 12.22.14: More Pilots In Congress, NAHF Class Of '15, JetBlue Sisters Soar!

Also: AVW-A380 Emergency, B29 Won't Fly Til Spring, Fire Scout Flies, Super Dell Nonsense, PHX Attempts To Dictate Flight Paths

Two more pilots are among the 12 new members who will serve on the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee when the 114th Congress convenes in January. The Committee and its Aviation Subcommittee will play a vital role in setting long-term spending priorities for the FAA. The National Aviation Hall of Fame, known as the NAHF has announced the names of four individuals who have been elected for enshrinement at its annual formal ceremony on October 2, 2015 in Dayton. JetBlue pilots, and sisters, Pia and Anna-Maria Kymalainen recently flew as the cockpit crew on flight 1480 from Fort Lauderdale to Washington DC making them the first ever sister-sister flight crew at JetBlue. Pia was the A320 Captain and Anna-Maria was the First Officer. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Electric UAVs Market To See Significant Global Growth Over Next 4 Years

Rise In Commercial Use Seen As Principal Driver Of The Trend

New research from ReportsnReports.com indicates that the market for electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will grow by more than 18 percent compounded annually through 2018.

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Airbus Helicopters Delivers Two Aircraft To Spain

An EC135 To The Spanish National Police, And The First AS355 NP For The Spanish Road Transport Authority

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first AS355 NP Ecureuil to the Spanish Road Transport Authority (DGT) and the first EC135 to the country’s National Police Force under the contract signed in February of this year with the DGT.

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