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Thu, Jan 18, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.18.18): Wind Correction Angle (WCA)

The angle between the desired track and the heading of the aircraft necessary to keep the aircraft tracking over the desired track.

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Thu, Jan 18, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.18.18)

FAA Laser Safety Initiative Aiming a laser at an aircraft is a serious safety risk and violates federal law. Many high-powered lasers can completely incapacitate pilots who are trying to fly safely to their destinations and may be carrying hundreds of passengers. Unfortunately, reported incidents of lasers aimed at aircraft are steadily increasing.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Airborne 01.17.18: Trans States $$$, Lost Pilot, Scout Aero Heli

Also: Autonomous Air Tanker, Turkish Airliner Cliff Dive, GAMA Scholarship, Rolls-Royce Test Facility

Trans States Airlines has announced a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating. Total first year compensation for new hire First Officers will now approach $86,000. Pilots with airline experience who are hired as Captain Qualified First Officers (CQFOs) can fly as a First Officer or a Captain, and can expect a minimum year one compensation package of up to $90,000, with the opportunity to earn even more when flying as a Captain. Once on property, Trans States pilots can also earn referral and mentor bonuses. Earlier this month a Cirrus SR22T airplane on a flight plan from Oklahoma City, OK to Georgetown, TX continued over the Gulf of Mexico before finally coming down in the Gulf north of Cancun, Mexico. The p

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Trans States Airlines Rolls Out $44,000 Signing Bonus For Pilots

Total First Year Compensation For New Hire First Officers Now Approaches $86,000

Trans States Airlines has announced a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus, which includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating, solidifies Trans States' position among the top paying regional airlines in terms of first year compensation.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Open Door Contributes To 2015 Accident

Three Fatally Injured When Beech Bonanza Went Down In Pennsylvania

The NTSB has released a probable cause report from an accident which occurred in December, 2015 that resulted in the fatal injury of a pilot and two passengers aboard an A36 Bonanza. The board said that a cabin door came open shortly after takeoff, which led to loss of control of the airplane.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Airborne 01.17.18: Trans States $$$, Lost Pilot, Scout Aero Heli

Also: Autonomous Air Tanker, Turkish Airliner Cliff Dive, GAMA Scholarship, Rolls-Royce Test Facility
 
Trans States Airlines has announced a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating. Total first year compensation for new hire First Officers will now approach $86,000. Pilots with airline experience who are hired as Captain Qualified First Officers (CQFOs) can fly as a First Officer or a Captain, and can expect a minimum year one compensation package of up to $90,000, with the opportunity to earn even more when flying as a Captain. Once on property, Trans States pilots can also earn referral and mentor bonuses. Earlier this month a Cirrus SR22T airplane on a flight plan from Oklahoma City, OK to Georgetown, TX continued over the Gulf of Mexico before finally coming down in the Gulf north of Cancun, Mexico. The pilot apparently lost consciousness, and the plane flew

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Drone Delivery Canada To Expand Testing Program To The U.S.

Will Begin At New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site Early This Year

Drone Delivery Canada is expanding its commercial testing program to the United States at the New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site, located in Rome, New York in the first quarter of this year.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

AirSpaceX Reveals Electric VTOL Aircraft At Auto Show In Detroit

Sub-Scale Model Of Potential Autonomous Air Taxi And Cargo Aircraft Displayed

Airspace Experience Technologies, a subsidiary of Detroit Aircraft Corp. revealed a sub-scale model of its autonomous, electric VTOL aircraft, "MOBi-ONE," at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.  MOBi-ONE is designed to autonomously takeoff like a helicopter, fly like a plane, and transport passengers or cargo between urban centers, suburbs, and airports within 60 miles. MOBi-ONE will fly at a top speed of 250 MPH leveraging existing Electric Vehicle (EV) architecture and autonomous technologies.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Their Continuing Mission: Hurricane Hunters Gather Data For Winter Storms

Work Does Not End With The Hurricane Season

Some people might think that when hurricane season comes to an end, so does the mission of the Air Force Reserve “Hurricane Hunters.” But that’s not the case.

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Wed, Jan 17, 2018

ForeFlight Co-Founders Honored

To Be Presented 'Entrepreneurs Of The Year' Award On Friday

ForeFlight co-founders Tyson Weihs and Jason Miller will be presented with the Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year Award during the 15th Annual Living Legends of Aviation award ceremony, an event that honors individuals who have made significant contributions to aviation. The ceremony, hosted by John Travolta and Harrison Ford, will be held January 19, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.

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