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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

NASA Armstrong To Collaborate With Empirical Systems

Twenty Proposals To Receive Funding Through Small Business Program

NASA has selected 20 research and technology proposals -- valued at $15 million -- from 19 American small businesses. Each is partnering with research institutions for Phase II of NASA's competitive Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, will manage one STTR award, totaling $750,000 for Empirical Systems in Pismo Beach, California.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

GA-ASI Expands Flight Test And Training Center In North Dakota

Was Starting Point For Historic SkyGuardian Trans-Atlantic Flight

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) announced last week that it will be expanding its Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

China Expands GA Infrastructure

Has More Than Doubled The Number Of General Aviation Airports Since The End Of 2017

The number of general aviation airports has more than doubled between the end of 2017 and June, 2018, with 173 GA airports now licensed in the country.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.20.18)

Aero Linx: The Reno Air Racing Association The Reno Air Racing Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with donations being tax deductible. Our mission is to perpetuate the most unique air racing event and aviation experience in the world by combining the world’s fastest motor sport with spectacular military and civilian air entertainment. The Reno Air Racing Association Board of Directors, a small full-time staff and hundreds of volunteers work together to preserve this unique event. Staff members handle the thousands of details needed year-after-year, planning for the next event before the current one is completed. Approximately 2,500 volunteers serve in capacities ranging from course safety and security to event sequencing and air traffic control to race timing and scoring.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.20.18): Wide-Area Augmentation System (WAAS)

Wide-Area Augmentation System (WAAS) The WAAS is a satellite navigation system consisting of the equipment and software which augments the GPS Standard Positioning Service (SPS). The WAAS provides enhanced integrity, accuracy, availability, and continuity over and above GPS SPS. The differential correction function provides improved accuracy required for precision approach.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

ANN FAQ: Getting The Word Out

Things To Know When You Send A News Release

Aero-News gets hundreds of releases every week, ranging from industry giants like Boeing and Cessna to the smallest of flying clubs and the most quaint of air shows. After having seen the best and the worst in press releases over the years, we have some ideas to help companies do so much more to help themselves, both with ANN and with the general media.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.20.18)

"Many of you have already contacted me to express your concerns about the language in “H.R.4” FAA Reauthorization Bill. Now is the time to communicate directly with your respective Senator." Source: Cheri White, BFA President, commenting on the Balloon Federation of America as it urges its members to contact members of the U.S. Senate concerning certain language in the FAA Reauthorization bill currently waiting action in the U.S. Senate. The bill contains an amendment by Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), known as the “Commercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2018” which calls for the FAA to revise 14CFR part 61.3(c) regarding second class medical certificates, such that balloon pilots would no longer be excluded from this requirement.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

ICAO, South Africa Partner On Path Towards Gender Equality In Global Aviation

Dr. Fang Liu Keynoted The First-Ever Global Aviation Gender Summit

In a major step forward for gender equality and gender action in international air transport, ICAO and South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) were joined by over 500 leaders and experts from around the world in Cape Town for the opening of the first-ever Global Aviation Gender Summit.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Counter UAS Summit Planned For Reagan National Airport

Military, Industry Executives, Government And Researchers From Across The U.S. To Attend

The Counter-UAS Summit being held this week will provide a forum for military leaders, program executive officers, industry executives, academics and researchers to focus on emerging and innovative C-UAS technologies, such as directed energy weapons and EW measures. It will also address technologies to detect and identify drones in the battlefield, and cities to prevent attacks on critical infrastructures and citizens. 

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

FAA Certifies ERJ145 Training In Abu Dhabi

CAE 7000XR Series Full-Flight Simulator Is Now Ready-For-Training For FAA Operators

The FAA has granted approval for for Part 142 training on a new Embraer ERJ 145 full-flight simulator (FFS) at Abu Dhabi Aviation Training Center. The certification enables the centre to conduct FAA-approved training, testing and certification for type-ratings on that platform. In November 2017, CAE and ADATC announced the introduction of the new ERJ145 pilot training program in the Middle-East, with Falcon Aviation as the launch customer.

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