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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Armless Pilot To Fly Sen. Tom Harkin on ADA 30th Anniversary

Jessica Cox Is Known Internationally As The World's First And Only Armless Pilot

Jessica Cox is the world’s first person without arms licensed to fly an airplane. She shares her life story with the world as a motivational speaker and disability rights advocate. On the morning of July 24, 2020, Cox will host retired Iowa Senator Tom Harkin (Dem) on a flight in her airplane, N26R (“two-six-Romeo”), from Fredrick, MD, north of Washington, D.C.. The event is in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Airborne-Flight Training 07.01.20: WAI Scholarships, eFlyer 2 Report, FSANA 2021

Also: ERAU Maintenance Students, EAA Chapter Scholarship, FlightSafety Maintenance Training, Horizon Int'l Flt Academy

With new scholarships being posted weekly, the 2021 WAI scholarship program officially opens July 1, and members can review dozens of scholarships. Currently, there are 56 scholarships offered for flight training, engineering, maintenance, dispatcher, and professional development for individuals in all stages of life. Additional scholarships and internships will be added in the coming weeks and months, with over 100 scholarships expected to be posted by the Fall. Applicants are encouraged to check for new scholarships often, and may apply for up to three scholarships per year. Bye Aerospace tells ANN it has begun the next phase of its flight test program for its two-seat all-electric eFlyer 2 technology demonstrator... but not much else. When asked about specifics of the flight te

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 07.08.20: FAA UAS Symposium, UAVOS UVH-170, Console Drone Sim

Also: DDC's Sparrow Drone, Altitude Angel, Korean Drone Show, Deuce Drone, Registration Renewal

It starts today... The annual FAA UAS Symposium, which is co-hosted by the FAA and AUVSI, brings together industry and safety professionals, technology experts and regulators to share safety information and updates among the UAS community. Originally set for June 16 to 18 at the Baltimore Convention Center, the symposium will now be conducted as a two-part virtual event. Episode I of the event is scheduled for July 8 to 9 with a focus on UAS traffic management (UTM) and international UAS integration. UAVOS’ UVH-170 unmanned helicopter recently demonstrated its ability in mountainous operations by successfully conducting its first high altitude flight -- reaching a height of 16,400 feet. The rotary-wing UAS carried the Gyro-stabilized two-axis gimbal with integrated Radio data link. The payload wei

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

MTSU Expands Their Training Fleet

Six 2020 DA40 XLT Aircraft Added To Fleet

Established in 1942, the MTSU Aerospace Department is a signature department at the university and has grown into one of the most respected aerospace programs in the US. Seventeen full-time faculty members, 75 flight instructors, and around 1,000 majors places it among the largest of the nation's collegiate aviation programs. Students from 32 states and 16 foreign countries have been drawn to study at MTSU’s exemplary program.

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

The Summer 2020 ANN-King Schools Giveaway Goes Live!

Help Us Out With A News-Tip Or Fill Out A Survey To Get A Chance to WIN!

Want to win a FREE King School’s course, kneeboard, and flight bag? Enter to win by completing either of the options below… Submit a News Story: Help us source new stories for our editorial team by submitting newsworthy content to news-spy@aero-news.net to get entered in the giveaway! Each news story that you submit through August 31st will give you 1 entry. Each contestant is allowed to enter up to 5 times! Fill Out Our Reader Survey: Read More

Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator Set For Launch

Will Be Ready August 18 For PC, Also With XBOX Game Pass For PC

The lonmg awaited update to the nearly legendary Microsoft Flight Simulator launches on August 18. And it can't come too soon for the thousands who have been awaiting this version. MFS developers note that they, "...have been thrilled and humbled by the support and dedication that has fueled the Flight Sim community for the past 38 years. Since the launch of the very first Microsoft Flight Simulator in 1982, we knew it was finally the right time to develop the next-generation version of Microsoft Flight Simulator. We have the right tools, technology, partners, and hardware to release the most realistic and authentic flight simulator to date."

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

First V-22 Osprey Delivered To Japan

First International Operator Of The Osprey

The United States government has delivered the first Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey to Camp Kisarazu on July 10. The Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) is the first operator of the V-22 outside of the U.S. military. “Congratulations to Japan on becoming the first international operator of the Osprey,” said Kurt Fuller, Bell Boeing Program Director.

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

NBAA Supports FAA Supersonic Aircraft Noise Standards NPRM

...Also Expressed Support For Use Of New Technologies

In comments submitted this week, NBAA reiterated its support for guidance outlined in an FAA NPRM to develop new standards for noise certification of supersonic aircraft operating in the United States. Emphasizing the need to balance innovation and development of new technologies with protecting the general public and the environment, NBAA applauded the NPRM’s “data-driven approach to setting noise standards specific to particular categories delineated by weight and maximum cruise-speed.

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Pilot Successfully Ejects At Holloman AFB

Pilot Escapes With Minor Injuries

An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 49th Wing crashed during landing at Holloman Air Force Base at approximately 6 p.m. MDT July 13. The pilot on board the single seat jet successfully ejected, and is currently being treated for minor injuries. The Air Force is having a really tough run of luck... some of it deadly. The crash is the fifth Air Force fighter jet since mid-May. Two of the previous crashes saw the tragic losses of Air Force pilots. It is also the Air Force’s second F-16 crash in just two weeks.

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Wed, Jul 15, 2020

No Rest For The Weightless... Busy Day of Spacewalk Preps and Human Research

Final Set Of Power Upgrade Spacewalks Upcoming

Two astronauts are concentrating on the final set of power upgrade spacewalks on the International Space Station beginning this week. Meanwhile, their Expedition 63 crewmates continued focusing on biology research to ensure humans stay healthy in space during long-term missions. Flight Engineer Bob Behnken and Commander Chris Cassidy for preparing for a pair of spacewalks to wrap up battery swaps and ready the orbiting lab for a new airlock. The duo collected and organized spacewalk tools then studied their tasks step-by-step on a computer during the afternoon. Fellow NASA astronaut Doug Hurley assisted the pair and installed their spacesuit batteries and metal oxide canisters to remove carbon dioxide from the suit.

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