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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Airborne 02.15.19: Sun Flyer 2, AirVenture Celebrates 747, SnF Drone Show

Also: 'Mars One' Kaput, Embraer Delivers, Hartzell Engine Technologies, Phoenix Skydive Center Wins

Bye Aerospace’s electric Sun Flyer 2 successfully completed the first official flight test with a Siemens electric propulsion motor February 8 at Centennial Airport, south of Denver, CO. The Sun Flyer family of aircraft, including the 2-seat Sun Flyer 2 and the 4-seat Sun Flyer 4, aim to be the first FAA-certified, practical, all-electric airplanes to serve the flight training and general aviation markets. Siemens will provide electric propulsion systems for the Sun Flyer 2 airplane—the 57 lb.-SP70D motor with a 90kW peak rating (120 HP), and a continuous power setting of up to 70kW (94 HP). The 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The 67th annual EAA fly-in convention is July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It is

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

AMA Drone Report 02.14.19: AMA Expo East, Altitude Angel, Sun ‘n Fun Drone Show

Also: Oklahoma Legislature, Corona CA PD Deploys, National Model Aviation Museum

Finally! This year’s rendition of AMA’s Expo East is right around the corner. Despite the dreary winter weather surrounding many of us, there is much to look forward to a month from now... including AMA Expo East, the second year that AMA has run this special event. This three-day expo provides a world-class display of the latest and greatest products for the modeling enthusiast and fun activities the whole family can enjoy, including flying demonstrations, model rocket and plane build-and-fly stations – as well as interactive displays, static model competitions and guest speakers. With 100+ exhibitors and expert modelers on hand, the expo will be entertaining for the novice and experienced modeler alike. Taking place at Secaucus New Jersey’s Meadowlands Exposition Center, this year’s ren

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.19.19: Drone ID Marking, New Regs, Quantix NextGen

Also: LAANC Service Provider Request, XPONENTIAL Co-Located Events, Planck Aero, Altitude Angel

The FAA has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on February 23. The markings must be in place for any flight after that date. The FAA has issued an NPRM that would allow operations of small unmanned aircraft over people in certain conditions and operations of small UAS at night without obtaining a waiver. It would also require remote pilots in command to present their remote pilot in command certificate as well as identification to certain Federal, State, or local officials, upon request, and proposes to amend the knowledge testing requirements in the rules that apply to

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Sustainable Aviation Takes Significant Step Forward At ICAO

CAEP Addresses Environmental Impacts Of Aviation

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a recent meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP).

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Air Canada Suspends Flights To And From Haiti

Unrest In That Country Has Let To Warnings About Travel

Air Canada flight AC1815 departed Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Monday following the Government of Canada's advisory to avoid all travel to Haiti. There were 209 customers and 16 crew and support employees aboard a Boeing 767-300ER Air Canada Rouge aircraft.

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

FAA Announces Aviation Safety Rating For Vietnam

Vietnamese Civil Aviation Authority Deemed To Meet International Safety Standards

The FAA has determined that Vietnam complies with international safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program.

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

Counting Down! ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition Is Back--With A Vengeance!

Send Us Your Wacky Ideas NOW!

ANN E-I-C Note: Folks... we gotta warn you... our Annual April 1st Editions are LEGENDARY -- and after a break last year (due to a death in the family) we intend that this WILL be our best April 1st Edition yet. Based on all the nonsense we've had to endure over the years (which we are duty-bound to lampoon), we certainly have good reason for that... so if you have any ideas of your own as to how to heighten the insanity, this is your CHANCE. We need YOUR ideas for how we might step up the insanity for 2019! I kid you not... as I look over all the stories we've already prepped, we are going to cause serious keyboard damage as people snort their soft drinks all over the place when they start reading this year's edition. This COULD BE OUR BEST YET! As always... NO ONE IS SAFE. We're going to have some fun with EVERYONE... Icon Aircraft (just 'cause it's an easy target doesn't mean it's immune to being lampooned), the FAA, USA Today, Drone

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

FAA Fly Safe: Prevent Loss Of Control Accidents

Mountain Flying Requires Special Considerations

The FAA and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and to operate within established aircraft limitations.

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

EAA Awards Initial Ray Aviation Scholarships

Young Aviators From Florida, California Will Benefit

Nicole Blount of Lake Placid, Florida, and Max Davidson of Jurupa Valley, California, have received the initial Ray Aviation Scholarships of up to $10,000 from the Experimental Aircraft Association, allowing these young people to take flight training in their local regions and pursue their dreams of flight.

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

FAA Names Two To National Parks Overflights Advisory Group

Two Vacancies Remain To Be Filled

The FAA has filled two of four open seats on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group.

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