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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.16.19): Aircraft Conflict

Aircraft Conflict Predicted conflict, within URET, of two aircraft, or between aircraft and airspace. A Red alert is used for conflicts when the predicted minimum separation is 5 nautical miles or less. A Yellow alert is used when the predicted minimum separation is between 5 and approximately 12 nautical miles. A Blue alert is used for conflicts between an aircraft and predefined airspace. FMI: www.faa.gov

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

AMA Drone Report 06.13.19: UK Drone Protest, New Amazon UAV, SafeAir Mavic

Also: Drone Safety At UAS Symposium, Microsoft FlightSim, Urban Air Mobility, Drone Airspace Webinar

Model airplane pilots in the UK are taking issue with proposed drone regulations set to go into effect in November, saying that the new rules could cause harm to their long-standing hobby. Representatives of the British Model Flying Association (BMFA) met the Aviation Minister Baroness Vere last week to discuss the situation. Under the proposal, the UK CAA would require the operators of all unmanned aircraft, including model airplanes, to pay a registration fee equivalent to about $21, acquire a license and take a competency test every three years. BMFA chief executive David Phipps said the proposed regulations should not be applied to model airplane pilots. Amazon has taken the wraps off their latest drone concept -- combining elements of a rotorcraft and fixed wing airframe. This concept may serv

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Airborne-Unmanned 06.11.19: Drone Safety, Chute Waiver, Honeywell Fly-By-Wire

Also: Wheeler Joins AirMap, GA-ASI And Team SkyGuardian Canada, Drone-Based AI Platform, FAA Partnership Opp's

Acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell announced National Drone Safety Awareness Week, a planned series of nationwide events focused on the safe operation of drones, at the UAS Symposium held last week in Baltimore, MD. "We want everyone in on the conversation," he said. AUVSI will be a key partner in the week, including through Know Before You Fly, the public education campaign started by AUVSI, the Academy of Model Aeronautics and the FAA. "We're thinking outside the box," Elwell said. "We want to be more than the regulator" and to be an enabler. The FAA has issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 waiver to operate a DJI Phantom 4 drone, equipped with a parachute, over people. A waiver is required to operate a drone contrary to the rules in part 107. Th

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

ANN Social Media Program (ANN-SMP) Expanded For Oshkosh 2019!

ANN Keeps Pushing Aviation Media (Kicking and Screaming) Further Into The 21st Century...

ANN is, again, radically updating its social media campaign for the upcoming 2019 Oshkosh AirVenture Fly-In. This is just the latest step in a series of massive upgrades we're making as Aero-News becomes the 'Aero-Verse.' This program will concentrate on the three most persuasive forms of social media outreach -- short succinct messaging, compelling high-resolution still photography, and carefully formatted HD video. Our staff of journalists will be beating up Wittman Field all week long looking for suitable subjects for this effort, and you’re welcome to help us make sure that YOU don't get left out. You are welcome to text suggestions to 863-860-5790, or email news@aero-news.net with your suggestions. You can also Skype us directly at AERONEWSNET. 

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2019 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few...

E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be a TRULY exciting year to throw in with ANN to cover the extraordinary event that is OSHKOSH. Like in years past, we have something up our sleeves -- actually SEVERAL big somethings -- BUT, this year, they could be some of the biggest upgrades/surprises we've pulled off yet -- so we're going to be changing quite a few things about how we cover Oshkosh, as a result. IF YOU want to be a part of this unique adventure, speak up NOW, rather than later, because we're going to looking for the best volunteer folks we can find and are planning to do so ASAP. You've been warned (grin)....

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Don't Miss This! 2019 AirVenture Innovation Preview Is Open To Space Requests

Over Half The Possible Feature Slots For the 2019 AIP Are Already Reserved... DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS?

Important Update: The 2019 AirVenture Innovation Preview roster is filling up FAST and over half the slots are now committed. Slots are parceled out, first come, first served, and we expect to close down this year's eligibility list right after EAA gets their own dedicated mailing out in a few days. Don't miss out on the chance to be included in the FIFTH rendition of this HIGHLY VISIBLE media program. As ANN has done over the course of most of the past decade at AEA, AUVSI, SnF and previous AirVenture events, the ANN/Airborne/Aero-News team will again orchestrate and webcast a “New Product Introduction” online preview to the major announcements to come, at Oshkosh, in cooperation and partnership with EAA. It's exciting, it's immediate, it's powerful, it's viewed all over the world and it's YOUR Best bet to be taken SERIOUSLY at this year's AirVenture! Read More

Sun, Jun 16, 2019

NASA's Mars Helicopter Testing Enters Final Phase

Will Attempt The First Heavier-Than-Air Flight On Another Planet

NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has passed a number of key tests with flying colors. In 2021, the small, autonomous helicopter will be the first vehicle in history to attempt to establish the viability of heavier-than-air vehicles flying on another planet.

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Amended Canadian Air Transportation Regulations Now Finalized

The Majority Of The Amendments Will Come Into Force July 1

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has finalized its amended Air Transportation Regulations (ATR). The CTA delivers its air transportation mandate through the administration of the ATR.

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

ALPA Partners With U.S. Officials To Fight Human Trafficking

The Blue Lighting Initiative Provides Interactive Training

ALPA has announced a new partnership with the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to fight human trafficking through the Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI). Through an interactive training module, ALPA pilots can access the resources needed to help protect the basic right of freedom and bring those who exploit human lives to justice.

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Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Airbus Partners With United Airlines To Manage Aircraft Data

Skywise Platform Enhances Predictive Maintenance Capabilities

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage Skywise to enhance all aspects of its maintenance and engineering operations on its Airbus fleet.

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