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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

The Wings Club Foundation To Honor Tom Enders

Named As The 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient

The Wings Club Foundation has named Dr. Thomas ("Tom") Enders, Chief Executive Officer, Retired, Airbus SE, as the recipient of this year's Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, President David Davenport, will present the Wings Club Foundation award on October 18, 2019, at the 77th Annual Awards Gala to be held at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Van Nuys Airport Recognizes Clay Lacy Aviation With Friendly Flyer Award

Seventh Consecutive Year For The Company To Be So Honored

Clay Lacy Aviation has been honored as a legacy recipient of the Friendly Flyer Award from Los Angeles World Airports. The Friendly Flyer Award recognizes jet operators with the highest levels of compliance with the Quiet Departure Program, Van Nuys Airport’s voluntary noise reduction initiative, over and above mandatory noise regulations. Clay Lacy is a legacy winner, having earned this distinction every year since the award was instituted in 2012.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

U.S. Army Deploys Howler Counter-UAS Capability Into The Battlefield

KuRFS Radar And Coyote UAS Track And Destroy Drone Threats

The U.S. Army recently announced that the Howler counter unmanned aerial system achieved Initial Operational Capability, putting critical protection against drones in the hands of soldiers.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

NASA Invests $45M In U.S. Small Businesses For Space Tech Development

Selects 363 Proposals From Small Businesses And Research Institutions Across 41 States

American businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach. NASA has selected 363 proposals from small businesses and research institutions across 41 states to help advance the types of capabilities needed for those future missions, as well as to support the agency in other areas.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.24.19): Ground Communication Outlet (GCO)

Ground Communication Outlet (GCO) An unstaffed, remotely controlled, ground/ground communications facility. Pilots at uncontrolled airports may contact ATC and FSS via VHF to a telephone connection to obtain an instrument clearance or close a VFR or IFR flight plan. They may also get an updated weather briefing prior to takeoff. Pilots will use four “key clicks” on the VHF radio to contact the appropriate ATC facility or six “key clicks” to contact the FSS. The GCO system is intended to be used only on the ground.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.24.19)

Aero Linx: Igor I. Sikorsky Historical Archives Fall of 2009 marked the 100th Anniversary and not long after the Wright Brothers notable successes, Igor Sikorsky began experimenting with the helicopter. Notably unsuccessful in those efforts, within 10 years he was famous in Kiev (now Ukraine) in Imperial Russia and honored by the Czar, for his fixed- wing, including the first four-engine aircraft in the world first flown only ten years after the Wright Brothers first flight in 1903. Forced to flee Russia for his life, he arrived in America in 1919, impoverished and out-of -work. Kept alive through sheer determination and dogged persistence, within 10 years again, he was well known and on the brink of success. But for a take-off accident, his multi-engine aircraft might well have won the Orteig prize, shortly after it was claimed by Charles Lindbergh...

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.24.19)

“Flying alongside this British Airways Boeing 747 will be an exciting and memorable moment for both the pilots in the air and those watching on the ground. I know the wider Red Arrows’ team have worked hard with British Airways counterparts and Air Tattoo staff for many months to create this opportunity... The Royal Air Force’s own centenary celebrations – marked a year ago – demonstrated the importance of using these high-profile occasions to inspire the next generation and we hope this flypast will be another chance to do that.” Source: Wing Commander Andrew Keith, Officer Commanding, Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, in comments made as The Red Arrows prepare to join forces with a special British Airways Boeing 747 for a spectacular flypast at the Royal International Air Tattoo on July 20, to mark the airline’s centenary.

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Sun, Jun 23, 2019

Airborne 06.21.19: IFR SpaceX Launch, Daher Buys Quest, ATSB On C-210

Also: USAF Thunderbirds, Delta Good Deed, Commercial Aircraft Production, Embraer KC-390

Just about the time when you think you’ve finally seen it all with SpaceX, they do something that you haven’t EVER seen before... in more ways than one! Recently SpaceX scored another successful launch and landing of components of a Falcon 9 supporting the Candian Space Agency’s RADARSAT Constellation Mission. Falcon 9’s first stage for launch of RADARSAT Constellation Mission previously flew on Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission in March 2019. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage returned to land on SpaceX’s nearby Landing Zone 4 (LZ-4) at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The vehicle started deploying several satellites approximately 54 minutes after launch. Daher is taking a major step in developing the company’s airplane manufacturing business with the acquisition of Quest Aircraft Company, which builds the Kodiak 100. The Kodiak 100 is a 10-

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Sun, Jun 23, 2019

Airbus Helicopters And Safran Team Up For Greener Vertical Flight

Global Industry Leaders Sign Innovation Cooperation Agreement In Preparation Of Horizon Europe Research Program

Airbus Helicopters and Safran Helicopter Engines are teaming up to prepare the future of cleaner, quieter and more efficient vertical flight, ahead of the upcoming Horizon Europe research program which should be carried out during the next decade.

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