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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Klyde Morris (02.19.18)

Klyde, Like The Rest Of Aviation, Is Having A Hard Time Figuring Out Santa Monica City Insanity

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Idaho Technology Company Plans Drone Defense Demonstration State Capitol

Black Sage To Conduct The Exercise Next Week

Boise, ID-based Black Sage will demonstrate drone defense on the State Capitol in Boise, Idaho on Wednesday, February 21, with the company's state-of-the-art counter unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) technology. The demonstration will be the first of its kind.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Loveland Innovations Launches New Deep Learning Engine

Designed For Use By The Insurance, Roofing And Building Inspection Industries

Loveland Innovations, maker of advanced data analytics solutions and drone-based data gathering tools announced the launch of the beta version of IMGING Detect, a deep learning engine built specifically for drone-based inspections.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Frasca International Celebrates 60 Years Of Simulation

Company Founded By Rudy Frasca Continues To Lead Industry

Flight simulator manufacturer Frasca International, Inc. is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year. The company was founded by Rudy Frasca in 1958 and remains a privately held, family run business. Over the past six decades, the company has become well known as a quality supplier of flight simulation equipment for hundreds of flight schools worldwide.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Airborne 02.19.18: TruTrak Vizion Approvals, 737 MAX 9 Cert, Airplane Loan Scam

Also: Frasca Celebrates 60 Years, Klyde’s 40th!, European Plan For AvSafety, Texas Aviation Hall Of Fame

The STC for the TruTrak Vizion autopilot has been updated to include the remainder of the Cessna 172 series, the Cessna 175 series, the Piper PA28 series, and the PA32 series aircraft. These aircraft are added to the existing AML STC which currently includes the Cessna 177 series and part of the Cessna 172 series aircraft. The next models to be added the STC will be the Cessna 180, 182, and 185. In July of 2017, the initial STC was issued for the Vizion Autopilot system. The plan for the remainder of 2018 is to concentrate on adding many aircraft to the AML. The FAA has amended the type certificate for the 737 MAX to include the -9 variant, clearing the way for deliveries to begin quickly. This certification marks the culmination of a successful flight test program that began in March 2017 with two Boeing flight test airplanes. Two brothers charged with using stolen

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

‘Pitching’ Drone Technologies A Big Part Of UAS Tech Forum

Annual Event To Be Held In Broken Arrow Sept. 12-13

Kurt Rouser said he didn’t exactly know what to expect when he first walked on stage last August during the UAS Tech Forum to pitch his new technology in unmanned aerial systems engine propulsion to a group of potential investors.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Airborne 02.16.18: R66 Wire-Strike Protection, Elk v Helo, Trump Budget

Also: Red Bull Picks Hartzell, SNC Dream Chaser, CH-53K Demo's Vehicle Lift, Emirates Firms Up A380 Orders

Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately by Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg, Canada. Robinson provisions add seven pounds to the empty weight of the helicopter and include reinforcement and attach points on the windshield bow, roof, and chin, with low-profile deflectors near the ground handling ball and forward landing gear struts. The system retails for $4,200. An elk brought down a helicopter that was attempting to capture it last week in Wasatch County, UT when it jumped into the aircraft's tail rotor, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office. The aircraft, a Hughes 369

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

United States Marine Corps Orders 800 InstantEye Systems

Will Support Infantry Squads With Surveillance And Reconnaissance Capabilities

InstantEye Robotics announced today that it has received an order from PMA-263, the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, for an additional 800 InstantEye Mk-2 GEN3-A0 sUAS systems. The systems delivered under this contract will support deployed Marine infantry squads, providing organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Lone Star Flight Museum Names 2018 Texas Aviation Hall Of Fame Inductees

Apollo 13 Commander James Lovell Is Part Of The Class

The Lone Star Flight Museum (LSFM) is pleased to announce the selection of five new inductees into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame was established in 1995 to honor and recognize Texans and Texas companies or organizations that have made significant and lasting contributions to the advancement of aviation. The five new members were selected from over 100 nominees by a panel of distinguished aviation historians, experts and the LSFM Board. This year’s honorees are: Captain James Lovell, Congressman Sam Johnson, Azellia White, Brigadier General Noel Parrish (1909-1987), and Thomas (1883-1954) and Paul (1887-1954) Braniff.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Elk Dies After Collision With Low-Flying Helicopter

Aircraft Was Assisting In An Attempt To Capture The Animal In Utah

An elk brought down a helicopter that was attempting to capture it last week in Wasatch County, UT when it jumped into the aircraft's tail rotor, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office.

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