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Sun, Dec 16, 2018

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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Sun, Dec 16, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.16.18): Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning Dead reckoning, as applied to flying, is the navigation of an airplane solely by means of computations based on airspeed, course, heading, wind direction, and speed, groundspeed, and elapsed time.

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Sun, Dec 16, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.16.18)

"Let me start by congratulating Virgin Galactic on a successful flight and return from space for the first time since 2004. We applaud your determination and pioneering spirit that delivered today’s milestone flight. This year, it seems that we continue to reach new milestones within an industry that truly seems to see no earthly bounds. If you’re looking for the next big thing, commercial space is it. Safely growing this aerospace sector is a priority of President Trump, Vice President Pence and Transportation Secretary Chao who represents us with the President’s National Space Council. For us, we want to assure you that the FAA is committed to making sure that commercial space is safe. We’re streamlining regulations to make these launches a daily occurrence.  Like the early days of aviation, these commercial space flights take grit and innovation—the very attributes it takes to blaze a trail for generations to follow..." Source: From remarks made by FAA Assistant Administrator Bailey Edwards, who

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

Airborne 12.14.18: Virgin Galactic in Space, Diamond Sale, Tesla Electric Plane?

Also: HondaJet Elite Japan TC, Malaysian Airlines 1st Female Pilots, Twin Otter MOTW Upgrade, CA Fatigue Regs

A long-anticipated dream was realized in Mojave, CA, as Virgin Galactic’s  SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity landed from her maiden spaceflight. Not only is this the first human spaceflight to be launched from American soil since the final Space Shuttle mission in 2011, but the very first time that a crewed vehicle built for commercial, passenger service, has reached space. The historic achievement has been recognized by the FAA who will present pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky and Frederick “CJ” Sturckow with FAA Commercial Astronaut Wings at a ceremony in Washington DC. CJ, as a four-time Space Shuttle pilot, will become the only person to have been awarded NASA and FAA wings. The Saudi National Company of Aviation (SNCA), a CAE Authorized Training Center, has selecte

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

Shaffer Appointed To Top FAA Airports Post

Will Oversee The Annual Airports Improvement Program (AIP)

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell has named D. Kirk Shaffer as the FAA Associate Administrator for Airports, effective December 17. In this position, Shaffer will oversee the annual Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Since 2017 through the AIP program, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced nearly $7 billion in investments in the nation’s airports. Shaffer also will be responsible for national airport planning, airport safety, standards, airport design engineering, and regulatory compliance.

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

KSU Polytechnic Campus Now Offers BVLOS Operations In Degree Program

First School To Be Granted An FAA Waiver To Perform The Flights

Students studying unmanned aircraft systems at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus are receiving a rare flight experience in some of their courses that is positioning them at the forefront of the drone industry.

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

Drone Detection Security Begins At NCAA Football Games

Black Sage Provides Stadium Airspace Security

Keeping patrons safe and free of distraction is a priority for venues hosting sporting events, concerts, and festivals. Black Sage, a defense technology integrator, offers a proven solution to detect and identify drone activity at large scale venues and events.

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

Amazon Air Announces New Regional Hub At Fort Worth Alliance Airport In TX

Company Expects The Facility Will Be Operational Next Year

Amazon has announced plans to open a Regional Air Hub at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport (KAFW). The Regional Air Hub will include a brand new facility that will be built to suit Amazon Air’s needs.  Construction has already begun on the new facility, which will create hundreds of new jobs, and is the first airport project of its kind in the Amazon Air network.

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

LIFT Aircraft Unveils Personal Multirotor Aircraft

Proposed Rental Aircraft Would Allow Nearly Anyone To Fly

Matt Chasen, founder of uShip, has unveiled a new venture called LIFT Aircraft. LIFT has developed an electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and plans to open up LIFT locations where anyone will be able to rent aircraft and experience an entirely new kind of flying - pilot's license not required.

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018

NORAD Tracks Santa Program For 2018 Underway

Marks 63rd Year To Track St. Nick

The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating its 60th anniversary of defending the homeland along with its tradition of tracking Santa’s journey around the globe on Dec. 24.

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