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Fri, Dec 02, 2016

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Airborne 12.01.16: New SecTrans, Trio NextGen Autopilot, WTO v Boeing

Also: Solar Flight, SAFE, Predator B, Delta Requires 'Civility', ISS-RapidScat, UPS Dispute, airBaltic CS300

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Elaine Chao, the former Labor Secretary, to be the Secretary of Transportation in his administration. Chao is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Prior to taking the Labor Department post, Chao was deputy secretary of transportation under the second President Bush. Trio Avionics, longtime manufacturer of autopilots for the Experimental-Amateur-Built aircraft market, is working with the FAA and a team of industry leaders to develop a supplemental type certificate for its Pro Pilot Autopilot in the Cessna 172 and 182, with other type certificated, production models to follow. The STC Group is seeking approval for the STC using a process similar to one EAA leveraged earlier in 2016 to earn approval to install a Dynon D-10

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Sikorsky Innovations Names 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

LiquidPiston And Spinar America Recognized By The Company

The 7th Annual Sikorsky Innovations Entrepreneurial Challenge has been won by LiquidPiston, with Special Recognition going to Spinar America.

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

FAA SAFO Focuses On Helicopter Stabilized Hover Checks Before Departure

Accident Analysis Finds High Incidence Of LOC Due To Missed Checklist Items

The FAA has published a Safety Alert For Operators (SAFO) emphasizing the importance of utilizing checklists and specifically performing stabilized hover checks before departure.

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Airborne 12.01.16: New SecTrans, Trio NextGen Autopilot, WTO v Boeing

Also: Solar Flight, SAFE, Predator B, Delta Requires 'Civility', ISS-RapidScat, UPS Dispute, airBaltic CS300

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Elaine Chao, the former Labor Secretary, to be the Secretary of Transportation in his administration. Chao is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Prior to taking the Labor Department post, Chao was deputy secretary of transportation under the second President Bush. Trio Avionics, longtime manufacturer of autopilots for the Experimental-Amateur-Built aircraft market, is working with the FAA and a team of industry leaders to develop a supplemental type certificate for its Pro Pilot Autopilot in the Cessna 172 and 182, with other type certificated, production models to follow. The STC Group is seeking approval for the STC using a process similar to one EAA leveraged earlier in 2016 to earn approval to install a Dynon D-10 digital attitude indicator in a variety of light general aviation airplanes. Earlier this week,

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Airborne 11.30.16: C Series Type Ratings, ATC Reform, Highest Air Show Grounded?

Also: EAA Warning, ABQ Balloon Fiesta, NTSB, El Al, Coast Guard, Alaska Airlines, Heli Move

The European Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada have awarded the CS100 and CS300 airliners with the same pilot Type Rating which provides operators with significant cost-saving opportunities. Bombardier’s Todd Young said in part, "The Same Type Rating is a reflection of the high commonality between the CS100 and CS300 aircraft. This is great news for customers that operate both aircraft as they will benefit from the cost-effective, minimal training required to transition pilots from one model to the other.” The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General recently released another critical report highlighting the uncertainty, delays, and reduced expectations in the FAA's NextGen air traffic control modernization program. The IG report also said th

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

First Japanese F-35A Arrives At Luke AFB

Welcomed By A Joint U.S.-Japanese Delegation November 28

The F-35 program hit another milestone Nov. 28 with the arrival of the first Foreign Military Sales F-35 at Luke Air Force Base. The arrival marked the next step for the international F-35 training program as Japan took ownership of the first FMS aircraft to arrive at Luke.

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Able Flight And The Ohio State University Announce Training Partnership

Program Will Begin In May, 2017

Able Flight and The Ohio State University will partner on a new flight training program for people with physical disabilities beginning in May, 2017. The program will begin with two Able Flight Scholarship recipients who will take part in an intensive six week program at the Ohio State University Airport in Columbus, Ohio, and who will be trained by Ohio State instructors.

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Airplane Noise Committee Says FAA Should Alter New KSFO Flight Paths

Recommends Higher Approach Altitudes And Procedural Changes

After four months of work, the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals has recommended some changes to the new approach corridors over Palo Alto, Mountain View, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, and other communities south of San Francisco International Airport (KSFO).

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Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Dozens Of Daring Women Set Skydiving World Record

Jump Took Place November 27 In Arizona

An international team of 65 talented female skydivers from 18 countries set a new world record on Sunday, November 27, for largest all-female formation while flying upside-down. The women traveled from around the globe for the record event at Skydive Arizona in Eloy, south of Phoenix. The team surpassed the previous record of 63 set at Skydive Arizona in November 2013.

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