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Sat, Feb 16, 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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Sat, Feb 16, 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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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Airbus Reports Strong Full-Year 2018 Results, Delivers On Guidance

A380 Deliveries To Cease In 2021

Airbus SE reported strong Full-Year (FY) 2018 consolidated financial results and delivered on its guidance for all key performance indicators.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Students Compete In USF’s First Brain-Drone Race

Event Combines Technology And Neuroscience To Build Interest In Computer Science And Engineering

More than 300 attendees from the USF and Tampa community gathered at the University of South Florida to watch student pilots fly drones with nothing more than brain power.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 02.12.19: Drone Appraisal, Stratospheric HiDron, DCGA Approval

Also: UK BVLOS Experimentation, Drone Delivery Canada, Smallest Asteroid Visit, Sinclair College UAS Training

NE Florida’s St. Johns County is one of the state's most rapidly-growing regions. In an effort to keep up with appraisals of new construction in the county and ensure compliance, the Property Appraiser has turned to drones to help in its assessment of value. The aircraft are deployed for multiple reasons, including compliance with building permits and tracking lots that may soon be added to the tax rolls. In 2018, St. Johns County added 4,300 new residential properties to its tax base. UAVOS and Stratodynamics Aviation have completed flights tests of the HiDron earth observation platform called an altitude of 82,000 ft. HiDron also carried an atmospheric measurement system. The night-time flight lasted 4 hours, including the one-hour weather balloon launch period with an average clim

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Six OneWeb Satellites Integrated For Their Upcoming Arianespace Soyuz Launch

Liftoff Planned For February 26

Arianespace has completed a major preparation milestone for its next Soyuz launch with integration of the mission’s high-profile payload: the initial six spacecraft in OneWeb’s constellation, which will provide affordable high-speed internet access for users around the world.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Former Astronaut, NFL Player Shares The Importance Of Mentoring

Leland Melvin Is The Only Person Drafted By An NFL Team To Fly In Space

From a football star to flying among the stars, Leland Melvin shared his story of perseverance, grit and determination with NAVAIR employees at NAVAIR’s National Mentoring Month event at the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD Jan. 31.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Bell 407GXi Certified In China

Allows For Deliveries To Begin Immediately

The Bell 407GXi light single helicopter has received type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Outfitted with Garmin G1000H NXi integrated flight deck and dual-channel FADEC Rolls Royce M250-C47E/4 turboshaft engine, the Bell 407GXi takes the popular 407 series’ user experience to a new level.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Insitu Commercial Solutions – Australia Conducts Remote Air Operations In PNG

Received Approval For The Flights Late Last Year

Insitu Commercial Solutions recently conducted a series of aerial data collection operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after obtaining its first approval to undertake commercial Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) operations in the country.

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Sat, Feb 16, 2019

Kopter Expands Its Presence At Mollis Airfield

New Pre-Assembly Building Project Underway

After the positive vote of the citizens of Glarus North at the municipal assembly last November, the Kopter Group (Kopter) is starting its next expansion step. It has commissioned architect Dima & Partner based in Glarus with the design, planning and construction of a new building for its pre-assembly activities at the Mollis airfield. Dima & Partner emerged as the winner of Kopter's call for tender with their project proposal.

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