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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Airborne 07.15.19: Sporty's Foundation, World Circumnavigation, Pipistrel

Also: WJZ-CBS Adds Robinson R66, Hartzell @ OSH19, Embraer's 'TechLion' E195-E2, Special Mission Aircraft Market

At 12:12:23 UTC last Thursday, Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut Terry Virts and crew made history by beating the world record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles in a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The mission’s record flight time is 46 hours, 39 minutes and 38 seconds. “Our mission, titled One More Orbit, pays homage to the Apollo 11 moon landing achievement, by highlighting how humans push the boundaries of aeronautics,” says Harding. Pipistrel, is set to once again “electri-fly” the annual EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Tradeshow in Oshkosh, WI. Pipistrel will be displaying an extensive selection of aircraft, with a special emphasis on revolutionary, new, electrically-powered, training aircraft. All this -- an

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

AMA Drone Report 07.11.19: AMA Exec Council, DJI Objects, More FAA Restrictions

Also: Oshkosh Awaits!, MMC Partners W/Yuneec, Drone Strike Assessment, No Drone... Turtle!

Late last month, the AMA Executive Council and the Government Affairs team took a trip to Washington, D.C. to advocate for our hobby. Throughout these meetings, AMA emphasized their commitment to safety and education -- also highlighting examples of how flying model aircraft is a pathway to STEM-related to careers and the work we do to support local charities. Importantly, AMA discussed the upcoming FAA rule-makings for recreational UAS, and were encouraged by the positive dialogue. The FAA recognizes the importance of the model aviation community and wants to continue our longstanding partnership. On Capitol Hill, members of Congress pledged support to AMA and stand ready to weigh-in with the FAA on our behalf, as needed. DJI has released an open letter in which it expresses "deep disappointment" with

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 07.16.19: Bahamas UAV Delivery, Fire Scout, Police Drones

Also: Citadel Counter-Drone Tech, UX11 Drone Family, Airobotics, ANN Oshkosh Webcast Schedule

A strategic partnership between Volans-i and Hogfish Ventures company Fli Drone to provide on-demand drone delivery services in The Bahamas recently resulted in the successful completion of the first long-range UAV delivery in The Bahamas on June 18. The delivery originated at Abaco Aviation Services, a private FBO at The Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour and completed its delivery at Green Turtle Cay in 28 minutes. Previously this same delivery would require transit in both a car and on a ferry. VTOL capabilities allowed the drone to land and safely deliver its payload without any infrastructure required. In total, the fully autonomous flight covered nearly 50 miles, crossing both land and water. The Navy declared initial operational capability of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned he

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

UAL, AA Extend Boeing 737 MAX Cancellations

Both Airlines Say The Planes Will Remain On The Ground Through At Least Early November

Two U.S. carriers operating the Boeing 737 MAX have extended cancellations of flights using the airplane through at least early November, according to the airlines.

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

United Bringing Boeing 787-8 To AirVenture

Airline Is Launching A New Scholarship Program

United Airlines and EAA are showcasing their expanded partnership in a variety of ways at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. Anchored by a United Boeing 787-8 slated for static display on Boeing Plaza on Wednesday, July 24, the airline is also highlighting its proud legacy of supporting women in aviation.

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

ANN Social Media Program (ANN-SMP) Expanded For Oshkosh 2019!

ANN Keeps Pushing Aviation Media (Kicking and Screaming) Further Into The 21st Century...

ANN is, again, radically updating its social media campaign for the upcoming 2019 Oshkosh AirVenture Fly-In. This is just the latest step in a series of massive upgrades we're making as Aero-News becomes the 'Aero-Verse.' This program will concentrate on the three most persuasive forms of social media outreach -- short succinct messaging, compelling high-resolution still photography, and carefully formatted HD video. Our staff of journalists will be beating up Wittman Field all week long looking for suitable subjects for this effort, and you’re welcome to help us make sure that YOU don't get left out. You are welcome to text suggestions to 863-860-5790, or email news@aero-news.net with your suggestions. You can also Skype us directly at AERONEWSNET. 

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

The Airplane Factory Unveils Sling NGT

TAF’s Sling ‘Next-Generation Trainer’ Is Today’s Truly Modern Flight Training Platform

At the typical ‘Joe’s Flight School’ seen at many American airports, the average flight training aircraft often doesn’t look so much different than the one your father might have flown… or your grandfather, for that matter.

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Pipistrel Alpha Trainer Aircraft Drafted Into The USAF

Being Used To Train Potential Future USAF Pilots In The A.C.E. Solo Flight Program

The Pipistrel Alpha trainer aircraft has been successfully used to train Future Air Force Pilots in the Aviation-Character-Education (A.C.E.) Solo Flight Program.

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Aero-News AirVenture Update: This Is So Cool! #OSH19COOL

We Need YOUR Help To Find AND Celebrate The Coolest Stuff At EAA AirVenture 2019, #OSH19COOL

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 20, to introduce the things that are new and unique at EAA AirVenture 2019. 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’s really cool is not all about us or what we think, it’s about what the thousands of people think who attend this great adventure known as AirVenture. To help us share what’s really cool to you, we are initiating our first time ‘#OSH19Cool’ program that allows you to tweet

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Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Able Flight Class of 2019 To Receive Their Wings at EAA AirVenture

Ceremony Tuesday July 23rd 10:00 AM at Theater In The Woods

Able Flight’s “Class of 2019” will be honored at a wings pinning ceremony on Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:00 AM at Theater In The Woods at EAA AirVenture. Seven scholarship recipients earned their pilot certificates in the program this year, and five will be on stage to receive their pilot wings. Special guests will include Aviation Hall of Fame inductee Patty Wagstaff.

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