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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

FAA Announces Additional COVID-19 Guidance On Drug And Alcohol Testing

Updates Air Transport Restrictions And Airport Closures And Restrictions

The FAA has issued guidance to companies whose drug and alcohol testing programs are disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. DOT guidance can be viewed at www.transportation.gov.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Airborne 04.02.20: Sun 'n Fun Cancelled, Elixir Cert, Thrush 2020

Also: NASA Adds Shannon Walker, Gone West: Joe Clark, NASA’s Artemis, Spirit Airlines 
 
The much-feared decision was made late yesterday... there will be no Sun ‘n Fun for 2020.... Another casualty of the global pandemic. Sun 'n Fun president and CEO John Leenhouts posted remarks on their website late Wednesday. "This year, we will serve those same communities by assisting in the defeat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We stand with our local, state, and national leaders in supporting the social distancing and other health practices that will bring this outbreak to a halt as quickly as possible. Unfortunately supporting these initiatives will mean that the 2020 Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo will be unable to proceed as originally planned...." EASA has granted CS-23 certification to Elixir Aircraft for its 100 hp VFR aircraft. The certification was awarded March 20 under the new Amendment 5 rules, which reflects the highest level of saf

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Airborne 03.30.20: Dornier Seastar 1st Flt, April 1st Episode, Flt Schools

Also: Bell 360 Invictus, BizAv Survival, 2019 Collier Trophy, SIB For ELT Batteries

The prototype SN1003, a New Generation of the Dornier Seastar amphibious aircraft successfully performed its first flight last week at Oberpfaffenhofen EDMO airport, Germany. The flight was performed by Dornier Seawings test pilot crew and took 31 minutes. The Seastar SN1003 attained the required approvals from EASA and LBA on 19 March 2020, this was a major milestone and achievement for the program. Wolfram Cornelius, Chief Test Pilot, noted that, “First flight was completed successfully and confirmed the nice handling qualities of the Seastar. All systems functioned correctly..” With all the issues that surround us these days, it seems to us that now is THE time for a good laugh or two. For over two decades, the Aero-News Network has had fun with the date of April 1st, and this year will be no excepti

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Spirit Airlines Halts Flights To Five Northeast Airports

All Flights To New York, Connecticut, And New Jersey Suspended

Spirit Airlines has suspended flights to five northeast airports in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

New Generation Of Dornier Seastar Completed First Flight

Flight Lasted 31 Minutes, Aircraft Performed As Expected

The prototype SN1003, a New Generation of the Dornier Seastar amphibious aircraft successfully performed its first flight today at Oberpfaffenhofen EDMO airport, Germany. The flight was performed by Dornier Seawings test pilot crew and took 31 minutes. The Seastar SN1003 attained the required approvals from EASA and LBA on March 19, 2020, this was a major milestone and achievement for the program.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

NATA, NBAA Note Challenges For GA Businesses In Applying For CARES Act Relief

Letters Sent To Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Seeking Additional Guidance

Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking additional guidance on the loan and grant provisions for air carriers, including certain general aviation operators, enacted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

National Airlines Delivers Critical COVID-19 Relief

Company's Boeing 747-400 Freighters Are Carrying Out Highly Critical COVID-19 Missions World-Wide

With the World struggling to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, governments across the world are in dire need of masks, gloves, and other relief materials. National has been steadfast in supporting the world in these difficult times by ensuring the supply chain process is maintained, while also moving crucial passenger missions.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

L3Harris Technologies Launches 'Express Readout'

Automated Cockpit Voice Recorder And Flight Data Recorder Validation Service

L3Harris Technologies has launched Express Readout, an automated aircraft recorder validation service which provides the necessary reports about recorder functionality as mandated by aviation authorities.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

EASA Postpones SAFE 360° Conference

Will Be Held Sometime In The 4th Quarter Of The Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has truly ushered in some aberrant and challenging times. In view of these developments, EASA has postponed the SAFE 360° conference until the 4th Quarter (Q4) of 2020. The new date for the conference will be announced in the coming weeks, at a time when it has become easier to plan such an event.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Two Cadets Found Dead At US Air Force Academy

Died In Separate Incidents Not Related To COVID-19

The U.S. Air Force says two first class cadets have been found dead within three days of each other at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Air Force Officials say the incidents are not related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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