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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Airborne 01.17.20: A/C Registration Warning, iFly GPS Update, Boeing's Net Loss

Also: NBAA Updates Jet Resource, New Virgin Galactic COO, Heathrow Anti-Drone System, Gogo And Hispasat Deal

EAA is warning the aviation community to regard any solicitation they may receive regarding aircraft  registration renewal, especially those that call for using a search engine to find the registration site, with a healthy dose of suspicion. EAA has become aware of several businesses — with names, web URLs, and logos that may appear reminiscent of a government agency — that notify aircraft owners of impending registration expiration (mined from publicly available registration information) and direct them to use search engines such as Google to find the proper renewal site. Adventure Pilot has upgraded their iFly GPS aero-app. They describe Version 11 as a major upgrade that includes intelligent flight planning, graphical weather briefings, enhanced graphical instrument appr

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

AMA Drone Report 01.16.20: Remote ID Opposition, DRL Tryouts, Karma Updated

Also: Super Bowl LIV Regs, Drone-Based Home Security, Unlawful Drone Ops, Red Cat Acquisition

With the recent announcement of a Model Aircraft Political Action Committee and dozens of negative comments on the Remote ID proposal put forth by the FAA, as well as other issues, the model aviation community clearly has some problems with recent FAA actions. Comments and complaints about the FAA’s change in tactics are all over Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other Social Media outlets, and it's pretty clear that the model aviation community feels threatened and at risk. Even members of the full-scale aviation community are expressing concern, with recent support for model concerns shown by the EAA... who has been vocal and active in these issues. Want to try out for the Drone Racing league in the comfort of your home? Now’s your chance to become a DRL pilot without having to travel. Anyone w

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Airborne-Unmanned 01.14.20: 1st US EHang Flt, $6M For Kratos, Unlawful Drone Ops

Also: Karma Firmware Update, Swift Tactical Systems, Drone-Based Home Security, Drone Swarms (Again)

EHang conducted its first-ever US trial flight of its two-seater passenger-grade AAV, the EHang 216 on Jan 7, as part of the North Carolina Transportation Summit hosted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) on January 8 and 9. This represents the first time that the EHang 216 has received flight approval from the FAA. While this was a non-passenger flight, EHang is working with the FAA to secure approval for a passenger trial flight of the EHang 216 in the near future. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions recently received approximately $6 million in high performance jet powered unmanned aerial target drone system orders, and related ancillary and spares support equipment. Work under these contract awards will be performed primarily in Kratos Unmanned Systems Division produc

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

NBAA Updates Resource Available For Single Pilot Operations Of VLJ And TAA

Training Guidelines Revised In Response To A Safety Recommendation From The NTSB

The NBAA has updated an important training resource for certain single pilot operations – specifically those of jet aircraft weighing 10,000 pounds or less, certificated for single-pilot operations and equipped with advanced cockpit automation, automated engine and systems management and/or integrated autoflight, autopilot and flight guidance systems.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Boeing And U.S. Navy Complete First Super Hornet IRST Block II Flight

Provides F/A-18 Aircrew With Improved Optics And Processing Power

For the first time, Boeing and the U.S. Navy flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet equipped with an Infrared Search & Track (IRST) Block II pod in late 2019. IRST Block II is a critical component of the Block III Super Hornet. The Block III conversion will include enhanced network capability, longer range with conformal fuel tanks, an advanced cockpit system, signature improvements and an enhanced communication system.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Collins Aerospace Signs $320 Million Contract With Lockheed Martin

Will Provide Critical Subsystems For NASA's Orion Spacecraft Fleet

Collins Aerospace Systems has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin to provide critical subsystems to support production of NASA's Orion spacecraft fleet for Artemis missions III through VIII.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Lockheed Martin Launches Vocational Scholarship, Renews STEM Scholarship

First Of Its Kind In U.S. Aerospace And Defense Industry

Lockheed Martin is launching a groundbreaking vocational scholarship for high school seniors and college students pursuing vocational and trade degrees. This effort is the first of its kind within the domestic aerospace and defense industry.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Landing At Sun ‘N Fun Aerospace Expo

Will Be The Plane's First Visit To The Central Florida Show

The world’s only flying ophthalmic teaching hospital makes its inaugural landing in Lakeland, FL at the 46th annual Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo taking place March 31st – April 5th, 2020. Orbis International’s Flying Eye Hospital is an MD-10 aircraft that travels the world providing first-rate surgical services to those in need as well as ophthalmology training, presentations, and live surgical demonstrations to eye care professionals in low- and middle-income countries.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Boeing Donates $1 Million (Australian) To Assist Australian Bushfire Efforts

Contribution To Be Directed Across Australia Through The Australian Red Cross

Boeing has announced an $1 million (Australian) donation from the Boeing Charitable Trust for recovery and relief efforts associated with the ongoing Australian bushfires. The contributions will be directed through the Australian Red Cross and designated for Australian bushfires.

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Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Alaska Airlines Harnesses Northern Lights Forecast Data For Bucket List Trip

Making New Year's Travel Resolutions More Affordable Through The Power Of Science

Chasing the Northern Lights is now within reach. Starting Jan. 13, flyers will have the opportunity to escape to the winter wonderland of Alaska for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, yes, a chance to see the Northern Lights. Using the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute's aurora forecast, Alaska Airlines is offering up to 35% off airfare for travel between the Lower 48 and Fairbanks and Anchorage through Feb. 12.

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