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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Airborne 01.20.17: Astro-NIMBY!, Airbus Flying Car, JetSuiteX v KSMO

Also: Daher Delivers, Aviation Progress, Tecnam P2012, D.B. Cooper, MH370 Search, T-45C Accident, Piper

We previously reported that studies indicate many complaints about airport noise come from a few people with a dedicated mission to file the complaints. It seems that one such person has been identified in the Washington DC area. Well known ESA astronaut, Roberto Vittori, moved his family to the Washington DC area where he bought a house in the Hillandale neighborhood north of Georgetown. After moving there, instrument procedures at Ronald Reagan National Airport were changed because of NextGen shift in flight patterns. Vittori claims the noise is now intolerable and he admits to filing some 3,000 complaints since the changes in the flight patterns were implemented. The Airbus Urban Mobility Division may conduct tests of an autonomous "flying car" later this year, according to Airbus CEO To

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

FAI Marks 30th Anniversary Of Female Human-Powered Flight

Triathlete Lois McCallin Set Three Records That Still Stand

Thirty years ago, on 21 January 1987, American triathlete Lois McCallin set three women's world records for human-powered flight – and they still stand today.

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

ANN FAQ: Contributing To Aero-TV

How To Get A Story On Aero-TV News/Feature Programming

How do I submit a story idea or lead to Aero-TV? If you would like to submit a story idea or lead, please contact Jim Campbell via the link below. Please include the following information when submitting a story idea or lead: who the intended subject is, a general story outline of said subject, important dates or deadlines for the story lead, and any appropriate contact information for both yourself and related subjects.

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.21.17)

“Going forward, we know that the economic impact of decreased business aircraft operations at PBI will be widely felt, and the government has agreed to regularly review these procedures, which we hope will identify greater efficiencies for this TFR, while also reducing the economic impact on operators and local businesses.” Source: Ed Bolen, president and CEO of NBAA, on the government's efforts to mitigate the effect of TFRs on business aviation at KPBI when President Trump visits Mar-a-Lago.

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.21.17): Jump Zone

The airspace directly associated with a Drop Zone. Vertical and horizontal limits may be locally defined.

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.21.17)

The Lindbergh Foundation

The concept of balance is an integral part of what the Lindbergh Foundation Board looks for in a project requesting a grant. Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh believed in the balance between technological advances and preservation of human and natural environments.

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Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Airborne 01.20.17: Astro-NIMBY!, Airbus Flying Car, JetSuiteX v KSMO

Also: Daher Delivers, Aviation Progress, Tecnam P2012, D.B. Cooper, MH370 Search, T-45C Accident, Piper

We previously reported that studies indicate many complaints about airport noise come from a few people with a dedicated mission to file the complaints. It seems that one such person has been identified in the Washington DC area. Well known ESA astronaut, Roberto Vittori, moved his family to the Washington DC area where he bought a house in the Hillandale neighborhood north of Georgetown. After moving there, instrument procedures at Ronald Reagan National Airport were changed because of NextGen shift in flight patterns. Vittori claims the noise is now intolerable and he admits to filing some 3,000 complaints since the changes in the flight patterns were implemented. The Airbus Urban Mobility Division may conduct tests of an autonomous "flying car" later this year, according to Airbus CEO Tom End

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Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Aero-TV: Hover Camera Passport - A Gesture Controlled Selfie Drone

It’s So Simple to Operate, Anyone Can do it… And we’re Not Kidding

The drones were up and flying at the Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas in January 2017. Our ANN crew was there to cover the events, and ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, found a drone called the Hover Camera Passport, this thing is really cool! Jim talked with Hover Camera founder and CEO, MQ Wang, and started off by asking about the thought process behind this unusual drone.

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Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Klyde Morris 01.20.17

Now We'll See What The Future May Bring ...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Airborne 01.19.17: $200K Drone Fine, Sandia IVSI TSO, 'Can't Close' KSMO

Also: MH370 Search Suspended, Supporting AUVSI, Sikorsky S-92, Challenger Astronaut, Stressed Pilots, JBA Aviation, Embraer E2

A settlement agreement has been reached between the FAA and the drone operating company, SkyPan International of Chicago. The agreement resolves enforcement cases occurring between 2012 and 2014 that alleged the company operated unmanned aircraft in congested airspace over New York City and Chicago, and violated airspace regulations and aircraft operating rules. Under the terms of the agreement, SkyPan will pay a $200,000 civil penalty. Additional penalties apply if the company fails to comply with the terms of the settlement agreement. The FAA has granted SANDIA Aerospace an additional Technical Standard Order Authorization, commonly simply referred to as a TSO, on their popular SAI 340 Quattro multi-function indicator. In addition to indicating Attitude, Altitude, Airspe

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