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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Airborne 10.19.18: Thunderbird G-LOC, AEA Prepares, Zenith Workshops

Also: Sonaca Aircraft, Enstrom 280FX Sale, Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Traffic, FlightAware

We now have more information about the tragic accident that took the life of Thunderbird Pilot, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno. According to USAF investigators, who released their report on the investigation into the April 4 crash at the Nevada Test and Training Range near Nellis Air Force Base, Del Bagno temporarily lost consciousness during a high ‘G’ maneuver and was incapacitated right before his fatal accident last April. Del Bagno, along with five other Thunderbirds, was practicing an aerial maneuver called the High Bomb Burst Rejoin, and flew inverted for about 22 seconds at about 5,500 to 5,700 feet above ground level, where he experienced up to negative two G-forces, according to the report. At NBAA 2018, ANN had the chance to catch up with the incoming president of the AEA, Mike Adamson to

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Expert Help Wanted: Could YOU Be The Next Face Of 'Airborne?'

Aviation's Longest Running Video News Program Is Seeking New Talent For Airborne Expansion

ANN is on the hunt for next new face of our Airborne news program series... in order to allow our current host the chance to do some important international volunteer work. Further; we also need to add new and talented persons to the roster so that we may accomplish the expanding mission of Airborne and a number of new Airborne additions coming up in the next few months. We have a need for one new staffer ASAP and another around the first of the year. These are autonomous 'one man/woman band' positions where you must be as comfortable behind the camera as in front of it. You will be responsible for presenting tech related news stories on camera while often handling all audio, video and lighting, as well as editing the final product.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 10.09.18: FAA Reauthorized, MQ-9B SkyGuardian, MultiGP/DRL

Also: V-247 Vigilant UAV, ParaZero FAA Waiver, AUVSI'S Trusted Operator, Augusta Drone Company

The President of the United States has signed the long-term FAA Reauthorization that was finally approved by both the House and Senate over the past several days. Not everyone is happy (least of all, the model aviation community--for good reason), but most of the truly onerous aspects put forth in the last few years, especially the push for ATC Privatization, have gone by the wayside... for now. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first flight of its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) (YBC02) aircraft on September 26. The flight of the company-owned aircraft was conducted at Laguna Army Airfield in Yuma Proving Grounds. The second MQ-9B SkyGuardian gives the GA-ASI program team another aircraft to perform important development testing and demonstrations

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

AMA Drone Report 10.11.18: MultiGP/DRL Join Up, Hurricane Warning, EAA Support

Also: Airspace Authorization Expire?, MOSAIC Proposal, New LAANC Providers, FAA Targets UAS Violators

The 2018 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship and 2019 DRL Swatch Tryouts eSports Tournament will be held together in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend of February  8-10, 2019. The competitions merge real-life drone racing with an eSport drone racing tournament with the best pilots in the world meeting to compete. For the first time ever, the winner of the MultiGP Drone Racing Championship will be offered a contract for the upcoming 2019 DRL season, airing on ESPN. While Hurricane Michael was bearing down on those of us in the south, the FAA took a sharp tone right from the get-go by warning drone owners and operators that they could be subject to significant fines that could exceed $20,000 if they interfered with emergency response operations in the areas affected by the storm. On September 26

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.21.18): Movement Area

Movement Area The runways, taxiways, and other areas of an airport/heliport which are utilized for taxiing/hover taxiing, air taxiing, takeoff, and landing of aircraft, exclusive of loading ramps and parking areas. At those airports/heliports with a tower, specific approval for entry onto the movement area must be obtained from ATC.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.21.18)

Aero Linx: International Shrine Aviation Association Welcome to the International Shrine Aviation Association web site. The ISAA is a non-profit association devoted to the transportation by air, Shriners Kids for treatment in the Shriners Hospitals and giving them hope and support. Also promoting pilot proficiency and aviation safety through "Proficiency Demonstrations" held in various locations around the country. We also conduct our Mid Winter Meetings to further discuss aviation safety and the support given to our Shriners Patients that need our assistance and to inspire them.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

ANN FAQ: Contact Us (Updated)

Update: We've Moved!

Aero-News recently relocated its Global Headquarters from one aviation centric location... near Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine... to a spot near both Cecil Field and Herlong Airport. So ...for anyone needing to contact ANN via snail mail, here is our updated address: Aero-News Network 6001 Argyle Forest Blvd., Ste. 21-252, Jacksonville, FL, 32244.

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.21.18)

“We’re so grateful to the business aviation community for their enthusiastic support of CAN’s mission of providing transportation for patients to cancer care centers. Every CAN flight depends on a team of corporate partners and donors, committed to our mission, who take action to help our patients in their time of need.” Source: CAN Executive Director Gina Russo, commenting on the annual Corporate Angel Network (CAN) charity event at NBAA-BACE in Orlando --- which raised nearly $300,000 for CAN’s mission to transport cancer patients to treatment centers. The Fund an Angel Cocktail Reception was held at the Hilton Orlando on October 17th, in conjunction with NBAA’s 2018 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).

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Sat, Oct 20, 2018

Analyst: Commercial Aircraft To Replace Current Satellites

Four Billion People Worldwide Still Have No Access To The Internet

A more connected world makes the globe shrink. Increasingly people are gaining internet access at an exponential rate, and it is changing the way of life. Our devices are becoming progressively more connected through the IoT (Internet of things). But this is not some advanced technology that will affect only the first world. Internet access is becoming the standard rather than the exception, but this has not always been the case. Around the world, there are still 4 billion people without internet access.

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Sat, Oct 20, 2018

ANN FAQ: You Can Sponsor ANN And/Or Aero-TV!

Help ANN Grow So That We Can Be Of Greater Service To You!

For well over 20 years, ANN has set the pace for the growing and evolving aero-info revolution. No other news service has done what ANN has done... and no one did it before we showed the rest of the aero-world how it's done.

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