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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Airborne 09.02.14: Project Wing, CSeries Setback, MD Town Wants Aviation Limits

Also: Pegasus Power, Velocity Jet, FAA SAIB, Trig TT31 STC

Google X... the company's tech research division, is conducting tests of a UAV developed to deliver packages autonomously. This is another example of private industry embracing new technologies while the FAA is paralyzed in a morass of bureaucracy that puts stumbling blocks in the way of American business progress. Swedish regional airline Braathens Aviation has informed Bombardier that it will not be the launch customer for the company's troubled CSeries airliners. That doesn't mean that they won't eventually fly the airplanes, they just no longer plan to be first. Occasionally the governing body of a small town starts to think it can take the place of the FAA in regulating where aircraft can operate in the national airspace. Such is the case in Chesapeake City, Maryland, where an ordinance has been proposed that would prevent "fixed wing or rotary aircraft, whether manned or unmanned" t

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Airborne 08.29.14: Google Drone!, Cessna's 10,000th, Bearhawk LODA

Also: Big Boeing Order, Napa Tower Quaked, Landsberg Retires, Galileo Falters

Breaking News! Google has unveiled an exciting new UAV project, called Project Wing, which has been under development in Australia--reportedly a more productive environment to work because of the confusion spawned by the US FAA... The 10,000th single-engine Cessna aircraft has been delivered from Textron Aviation's Independence, Kansas facility since its first delivery in June 1996. Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Cessna Skyhawks, adding to its growing flight training fleet. Bearhawk builder, owner, and certified flight instructor, Jared Yates of Hickory, North Carolina has received a Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) from the FAA allowing him to provide commercial transition flight instruction in his four-place Bearhawk. Without the LODA, commercial training in an experimental amateur built aircraft

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News YOUR Way ... The 'Headlines And Teasers' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: Headlines And Teasers

We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you liked the way that content was displayed on the old site.  We hear you, and before you chuck your bitgrinder out a 5th story window, you should know that there are several ways that you can view your Aero-Content.

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.02.14)

"It was Conrad's idea to land at every state capital in the lower 48 and Alaska, but I thought we should do it all in two weeks." Source: Field Morey, who along with Conrad Teitell plans to land in 49 state capitals in two weeks beginning September 16)

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.02.14): Obstacle

An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain at a fixed geographical location or which may be expected at a fixed location within a prescribed area.

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Tue, Sep 02, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.02.14)

FAA General Aviation Airports Report

Beginning in 2010, the FAA began a national review of the general aviation airports resulting in two reports, General Aviation Airports: A National Asset issued in May 2012 and ASSET 2 issued in March 2014.

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Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Klyde Morris (09.01.14)

Klyde Drones On... and On...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Airborne 08.29.14: Google Drone!, Cessna's 10,000th, Bearhawk LODA

Also: Big Boeing Order, Napa Tower Quaked, Landsberg Retires, Galileo Falters

Breaking News! Google has unveiled an exciting new UAV project, called Project Wing, which has been under development in Australia--reportedly a more productive environment to work because of the confusion spawned by the US FAA... The 10,000th single-engine Cessna aircraft has been delivered from Textron Aviation's Independence, Kansas facility since its first delivery in June 1996. Liberty University took delivery of this milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Cessna Skyhawks, adding to its growing flight training fleet. Bearhawk builder, owner, and certified flight instructor, Jared Yates of Hickory, North Carolina has received a Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) from the FAA allowing him to provide commercial transition flight instruction in his four-place Bearhawk. Without the LODA, commercial training in an experimental amateur built air

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Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Airborne 08.27.14: WATTsUp Flies!, ForeFlight Update, New Goodyear Blimp Debuts

Also: Air Show Industry Honors 3, Night OSH Airshow, 'New' Wright Flyer, NTSB Unhappy With UPS/Union, Sleepy Chinese Controllers

Pipistrel has flown its two-place electric trainer for the first time. The company developed the airplane, called the WATTsUp, in partnership with Siemens AG, which provided the electric main propulsion components. ForeFlight Mobile 6.3 is now in the App Store with two major new features: Track Log and Weight & Balance. Track Log is a cloud-enabled flight recorder that allows you to capture your flight track data, upload it to the cloud, export it to third party flight review and mapping applications, and share flight tracks with others. Track Log is built upon ForeFlight’s Sync system and makes track data available on all your mobile devices. The newest Goodyear blimp, Named Wingfoot One, is the first of a new generation of airships manufactured by Germany's ZLT Zeppelin Company and assembled by a team of Zep

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Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Airborne 08.27.14: WATTsUp Flies!, ForeFlight Update, New Goodyear Blimp Debuts

Also: Air Show Industry Honors 3, Night OSH Airshow, 'New' Wright Flyer, NTSB Unhappy With UPS/Union, Sleepy Chinese Controllers

Pipistrel has flown its two-place electric trainer for the first time. The company developed the airplane, called the WATTsUp, in partnership with Siemens AG, which provided the electric main propulsion components. ForeFlight Mobile 6.3 is now in the App Store with two major new features: Track Log and Weight & Balance. Track Log is a cloud-enabled flight recorder that allows you to capture your flight track data, upload it to the cloud, export it to third party flight review and mapping applications, and share flight tracks with others. Track Log is built upon ForeFlight’s Sync system and makes track data available on all your mobile devices. The newest Goodyear blimp, Named Wingfoot One, is the first of a new generation of airships manufactured by Germany's ZLT Zeppelin Company and assembled by a team of Zep

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