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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Airborne 01.17.20: A/C Registration Warning, iFly GPS Update, Boeing's Net Loss

Also: NBAA Updates Jet Resource, New Virgin Galactic COO, Heathrow Anti-Drone System, Gogo And Hispasat Deal

EAA is warning the aviation community to regard any solicitation they may receive regarding aircraft  registration renewal, especially those that call for using a search engine to find the registration site, with a healthy dose of suspicion. EAA has become aware of several businesses — with names, web URLs, and logos that may appear reminiscent of a government agency — that notify aircraft owners of impending registration expiration (mined from publicly available registration information) and direct them to use search engines such as Google to find the proper renewal site. Adventure Pilot has upgraded their iFly GPS aero-app. They describe Version 11 as a major upgrade that includes intelligent flight planning, graphical weather briefings, enhanced graphical instrument appr

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

AMA Drone Report 01.16.20: Remote ID Opposition, DRL Tryouts, Karma Updated

Also: Super Bowl LIV Regs, Drone-Based Home Security, Unlawful Drone Ops, Red Cat Acquisition

With the recent announcement of a Model Aircraft Political Action Committee and dozens of negative comments on the Remote ID proposal put forth by the FAA, as well as other issues, the model aviation community clearly has some problems with recent FAA actions. Comments and complaints about the FAA’s change in tactics are all over Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other Social Media outlets, and it's pretty clear that the model aviation community feels threatened and at risk. Even members of the full-scale aviation community are expressing concern, with recent support for model concerns shown by the EAA... who has been vocal and active in these issues. Want to try out for the Drone Racing league in the comfort of your home? Now’s your chance to become a DRL pilot without having to travel. Anyone w

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 01.14.20: 1st US EHang Flt, $6M For Kratos, Unlawful Drone Ops

Also: Karma Firmware Update, Swift Tactical Systems, Drone-Based Home Security, Drone Swarms (Again)

EHang conducted its first-ever US trial flight of its two-seater passenger-grade AAV, the EHang 216 on Jan 7, as part of the North Carolina Transportation Summit hosted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) on January 8 and 9. This represents the first time that the EHang 216 has received flight approval from the FAA. While this was a non-passenger flight, EHang is working with the FAA to secure approval for a passenger trial flight of the EHang 216 in the near future. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions recently received approximately $6 million in high performance jet powered unmanned aerial target drone system orders, and related ancillary and spares support equipment. Work under these contract awards will be performed primarily in Kratos Unmanned Systems Division produc

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Much Of South Florida Is A 'No Drone Zone' During Super Bowl LIV

TFRs Will Be In Place From January 25 To February 2

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also are prohibited around the Miami Beach Convention Center for the NFL Super Bowl Experience and Bayfront Park for Super Bowl Live during the days leading up to the event.

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Airbus Demonstrates First Fully Automatic Vision-Based Take-Off

Marks Important Milestone In Airbus’ Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off & Landing (ATTOL) Project

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers and a test flight engineer took off initially at around 10h15 on 18 December and conducted a total of 8 take-offs over a period of four and a half hours.

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

FoxFury Reveals The D3060

Small Format Drone & Utility Light Meets Global Regulations For UAV Night Flight And Anti-Collision Lighting

FoxFury Lighting Solutions launches the D3060, the most recent addition to the company's family of drone lights. The D3060 is a small format utility and drone light. Dual LEDs provide 360-degree lighting with up to 200 lumens. Various mounting options allow the 1.3 oz (37 g) light to fly on most drones and be used as a utility, anti-collision, or navigation light.

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Helinet Aviation Services Announces New President And COO

Will Lead The Company's Day-To-Day Operations And Market Growth

Helinet Aviation Services has appointed Sean M. Cross as president and COO. A retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain and aviator with 25 years of distinguished service, Cross is responsible for leading the company’s day-to-day operations and growth into new markets. He brings extensive experience in leadership, helicopter operations and maintenance to Helinet’s leadership team.

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Drone Racing League Announces Online Tryouts For 2020 Season

Will Award $75,000 In Prizes, One Coveted Racing Contract

The Drone Racing League has announced the schedule for its online simulation 2020 tournament, with one pilot winning a contract from the league.

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Klyde Morris (01.20.20)

Klyde's Friend Was Robbed...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Raytheon To Advance The FAA's Air Traffic Terminal Automation System

Modernization Of STARS Is Critical To Ensuring The National Airspace Continues To Stay Safe

Raytheon Company has been selected by the FAA to improve the usability and reduce operational costs for the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System. The modernization of STARS is critical to ensuring the national airspace continues to stay safe.

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