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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airborne 04.27.17: HondaJet Records, More UAL Fallout, Avenger Gathering

Also: Peggy Whitson!, AUVSI 2017 Live, Air Medical Group, Canadian Airports, GLO Bankrupt, WestJet, Second T-X

A HondaJet has officially secured its first speed records over two recognized courses from Teterboro, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts to Palm Beach, Florida. In setting the record between New Jersey and Florida, the HondaJet departed Teterboro Airport at 2:15 p.m. EST on April 9, 2016 and landed at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport at 5:06 p.m. Despite average headwinds of 60 knots, the flight took two hours and 51 minutes at a cruising altitude of 43,000 feet with the HondaJet surpassing the existing record from Teterboro to Fort Lauderdale. The HondaJet achieved a maximum ground speed of 414 knots. The leadership of the House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee has announced that it will look into the incident in which a passenger was dragged bod

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

AMA Drone Report 04.27.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, College Drones, DJI VR Goggles

Also: Airborne at XPONENTIAL, AMA On Mil-Airspace, Canadian Drones, AMA Legislative Efforts

With an appearance not all that different than many of the multi-copters we’re all flying these days, Google’s Larry Page, has entered the aviation arena with a personal flying machine that is supposed to operate in the 'ultralight' category. The 'Kitty Hawk Flyer' is an all-electric aircraft. Page's effort claims the aircraft to be "safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in uncongested areas under the Ultralight category of FAA regulations. We’ve designed our first version specifically to fly over water. You don’t need a pilot’s license and you’ll learn to fly it in minutes. We publicly revealed the working prototype in April 2017. The official Flyer will be available by the end of the year." Racing is all the rage among the drone community, of late... an

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Aero-TV: Best Kept Heli-Secret??? - Cicaré at Heli-Expo 2017

Cicaré Helicopter Displays SVH-4 Single-Seat Training Device At HAI…

Cicaré Helicopters displayed the SVH4 single-seat simulator training device at HAI 2017 in Dallas this year. Mike Creed, CEO, DEA General Aviation (USA/China) for Cicaré Helicopters, told Aero-News CEO and editor in chief Jim Campbell that the SVH-4 can be used by student pilots for up to 10 hours credit towards their FAA Private Pilot certificate.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17: UAS Broadcast, College Drone Racing, XPO17 LIVE!

Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones

The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Flying EYE -- designed to be a virtual reality (VR), live-streaming UAV. 360 Designs claims the vehicle is the world's first broadcast quality, live streaming VR drone -- offering as much as 6K resolution, as well as the ability to broadcast 360 video to YouTube, Facebook, ground receivers, a custom app and other venues. The competitive landscape for the drone community is growing larger by the day... and the most recent iteration involves the collegiate community in a new generation of UAS racing contents. The Purdue Drone Club hosted the first ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship on April 15th, 2017. A landmark in collegiate drone racing, the sport of drone racing is currently one of the fastest growing spor

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

AUVSI and Aero-News Announce Live Webcast Schedules for XPONENTIAL 2017

The World's Greatest Gathering Of 'All Things Unmanned' Will Get Expert Live Coverage!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and their "Airborne-Unmanned" production partner, Aero-News Network (ANN),  have announced the schedule for their LIVE interview program series for XPONENTIAL 2017, set for May 8-11 in Dallas, TX. The broadcast will be conducted, shared, and viewed as a live webcast as well as archived for future viewing and use. "Aero-News is tremendously excited about XPONENTIAL. Working with AUVSI on our "Airborne-Unmanned" programs has been incredibly rewarding, and the live coverage we're planning should be a game-changer for one of the most exciting industry's we've ever covered," noted ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell. Following extensive coverage and archiving of the opening day's festivities, the Airborne/ANN crew will conduct multi-hour LIVE interview programs on May 9th between 1200 and 1500 CDT, and 1000-1300 CDT on May 10th. Each session will consist of over a dozen 10-15 minute inter

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Space Companies Urge Senate Committee To Boost FAA Space Funding

Senate Space Subcommittee Hears From Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, Others

A hearing held Wednesday by the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness  titled “Reopening the American Frontier: Reducing Regulatory Barriers and Expanding American Free Enterprise in Space” examined the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act signed into law in November 2015, potential regulatory barriers to address in future legislation, and ways to expand commercial opportunities for American firms in space.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Southwest To End Practice Of Overbooking Flights

United Says It Has Reached A Settlement With Dr. David Dao

Southwest Airlines will no longer oversell flights, according to the company CEO.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Airbus Engineering Moves To WSU Innovation Campus

Relaunches Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge In Wichita

Airbus Americas Engineering today officially opened its new Engineering Center on the Wichita State University (WSU) Innovation Campus. In a ceremony attended by the approximately 300 Airbus employees who work at the center and special guests, including Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, the company recognized the importance of locating academia and industry together to improve innovation and competitiveness.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

DJI And Hasselblad Introduce 100-MP Integrated Aerial Photography Platform

DJI M600 Pro Drone, Ronin-MX Gimbal And Hasselblad H6D-100c Camera Combine For Unparalleled Aerial Imaging Package

DJI and Hasselblad have introduced the first 100-megapixel integrated drone imaging platform.

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Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Cubs Returning En Masse To AirVenture

Celebrating The 80th Anniversary Of The Iconic Airplane

The Cubs are returning to AirVenture in large numbers again in 2017 in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the iconic airplane.

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