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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Boeing Continues Support Of Veterans With $10.4 Million In Charitable Grants

Company Exceeds Three-Year, $25 Million Veterans Grants Target By $2.4 Million

In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing on Monday announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to support 102 veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide. The package will fund programs through 2020 and beyond. This latest investment builds on Boeing's three-year, $25 million commitment to increase veterans giving. Since 2017, Boeing has donated $27.4 million in support of veterans programs.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Summit Aviation Receives Acclaimed Hire Vets Award

Recognized For Its Efforts To Recruit, Employ And Retain The Nation’s Veterans

Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today that it has received the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor for 2019 for its efforts to recruit, employ and retain the nation’s veterans.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 11.12.19: Drone Delivery $$, UK Regs, Alaska BVLOS

Also: Drones Fight Fires, Wayne Baker Joins DJI, DroneTracker 4.1, Autonomous Delivery Robot Service

UPS Flight Forward Inc. (UPSFF) and CVS Pharmacy Inc. have successfully completed the first revenue-generating, residential drone deliveries of medical prescriptions from a CVS pharmacy to customers in Cary, North Carolina. One of the people on the receiving end of these landmark deliveries was a CVS customer with limited mobility, which makes it hard for them to make the trip to the store to pick up their prescription. Utilizing a Matternet M2 UAS, the flights launched from a CVS store in Cary. Once the UAS reached its destinations, it lowered the packages to the ground using a cable and a winch while hovering about 20 feet over the properties. The UK CAA has introduced a requirement for drone operators to register their aircraft, and the process includes an online test. The registration is about $12. Registrants are required to take an online education course and pass a tes

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

FlightSafety Introduces 'FlightSmart'

A New Integrated Pilot Performance Evaluation And Training Tool Developed In Conjunction With IBM

FlightSafety International introduces FlightSmart, a new, fully integrated training tool developed in conjunction with IBM, a world leader in advanced analytics and AI. FlightSmart is designed to increase training effectiveness and enhance safety through automated, intelligent and objective training.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

FAA Announces Results Of IASA For The Civil Aviation Authority Of Malaysia

International Aviation Safety Assessment Drops CAAM To A Category 2 Rating

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) does not meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards and therefore has received a Category 2 rating based on a reassessment of the country’s civil aviation authority.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

‘Space Pitch Day’ Yields Innovative Technologies, New Partners For The Air Force

Event Held In San Francisco November 5-6

The United States Air Force has long been a leader in space and a catalyst for cutting-edge technology. But the Air Force doesn’t get there – or stay there – alone, which is why senior officers and officials, including Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, were in San Francisco Nov. 5-6 for Space Pitch Day, an event designed to find new partners, innovative technologies and products while fast-tracking development.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Alaska Air Group Announces Senior Leadership Advancements

Moves Position Alaska Airlines And Horizon Air For Future Growth

Alaska Air Group has announced three key leadership advancements to position Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air for future growth and success: Ben Minicucci, as president of Alaska, will be responsible for all commercial and operational duties including rollout and execution of the company's strategic plan; Gary Beck becomes Alaska's executive vice president and chief operating officer; and Joe Sprague returns to Air Group in the role of president of Horizon. All appointments are effective immediately.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

FAA Approves CMC Electronics STC For Boeing 737 ADS-B Out

Makes Aircraft Compliant With ADS-B Out Mandates Worldwide

The FAA has approved an STC to install CMC Electronics’ SBAS-capable CMA-5024 GPS on B737NG aircraft to comply with worldwide ADS-B Out mandates as well as SBAS/GPS navigation enabling the world’s first LPV approaches for B737NGs. CMC’s solution, developed in collaboration with the FAA’s Navigation Programs office, offers operators the advantage of a cost-effective alternative to replacing their current multi-mode receiver (MMR).

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

NASA, University Of Alabama To Collaborate On Advanced, In-Space Manufacturing

Agency Has Worked With The University Of Alabama Through Multiple Space Act Agreements Since 2015

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is expanding its partnership with the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to collaborate on advanced and in-space manufacturing.

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Tue, Nov 12, 2019

ATHENA Successfully Defends Drone Threat

Laser Weapon System Demonstrated For The U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated their laser weapon system for the U.S. Air Force at a government test range at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where the system successfully engaged and shot down multiple fixed wing and rotary drones.

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