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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

EAA Young Eagle Volunteers and Pilots to Receive First Bob Hoover Legacy Award

Inaugural Award Honors The Pilots Who Have Introduced Millions To The World of Flight

The Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation, the organization formed and sanctioned by Bob Hoover prior to his passing in October of 2016, has announced that its first-ever Bob Hoover Award of Aviation Excellence will go to the volunteers and pilots who have flown more than 2 million EAA Young Eagles in 90 countries since the program’s launch in 1992. The Award is intended to shine a spotlight on those who are doing outstanding work to improve and expand aviation’s future. The criteria for the award states: “The Bob Hoover Award of Aviation Excellence will be given annually by the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation to an individual, organization, company, program, educational institution, or government entity that has advanced and improved the future of American aviation in a manner or manners consistent with the standards of technical excellence, safety, determination and generosity of spirit that defined Robert Anderson “Bob” Hoover.&rdq

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

AMA Drone Report 07.19.18: World Record Drone Show, Model Av Day, Journo Trouble

Also: ANN Oshkosh Schedule, Women In Drones, Drones Replacing Satellites?, National FAA Drone Advisory

In celebration of Intel’s 50th anniversary, the company flew 2,018 Intel® Shooting Star™ drones over its Folsom, California, facility, setting a new Guinness World Records™ title for the most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously. “Several years ago, we had an idea of flying drones forming the Intel logo over our corporate headquarters, and here we are doing just that. It really speaks to the innovative spirit that Intel was founded on 50 years ago,” reported Anil Nanduri, vice president and general manager, Intel Drone Group.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Boeing, VietJet Sign Agreement For 100 737 MAX Airplanes

Agreement Includes 80 737 MAX 10s, Which Would Be Largest Commitment In Asia

Boeingand VietJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow for an additional 100 737 MAX airplanes. The agreement, which includes 80 737 MAX 10s and 20 737 MAX 8s, is valued at more than $12.7 billion at current list prices.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Embraer And Republic Airways Sign LoI For Up To 200 E175s

Contract Has A Value Of $9.3 Billion Based On Current List Prices

Embraer and Republic Airways have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a firm order of 100 E175, with the right to convert to E175-E2 aircraft, and purchase rights for an additional 100 E175 aircraft. If all purchase rights are exercised, the contract has a value of up to $9.3 billion based on current list prices. This order will be included in Embraer’s backlog as soon as it becomes firm, later this year.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Diamond Aircraft DART-550 World Debut At Farnborough Airshow 2018

Military Trainer First Flew Two Months Ago

Just two months after its maiden flight on the 3rd of May, Diamond Aircraft’s new variant of the Diamond Aircraft DART series, the DART-550 made its public debut at Farnborough Airshow 2018.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Fort Collins Mayor Joins The National FAA Drone Advisory Committee

Will Represent Interest Of Cities On The Panel

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has selected Mayor Wade O. Troxell, Ph.D., of the City of Fort Collins, CO, to serve on the FAA's Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) which convened Monday for the first time under its new two-year charter in Santa Clara, CA.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Almost Jet Speed At Piston Prices

Ed Swearingen’s Mighty Missile

Ed Swearingen (1925-2014) designed fast airplanes, period, end of sentence. He designed the Metroliner and the SJ-30 jet, among others. His SJ30 jet, first demonstrated at the Paris Airshow in 1991 still holds speed records over three different courses. His design of the SX-300, a two passenger, retractable gear  rocket ship, powered by a Lycoming O-540 is one of the fastest prop-driven kit airplanes ever built in numbers, though there weren’t all that many built.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

D-Day Squadron Fleet Soaring Into AirVenture

Eleven Aircraft Will Commemorate The Invasion Of Normandy During The Show

Representatives from the D-Day Squadron’s fleet of American C-47 and DC-3 aircraft are making their way to EAA’s AirVenture for the annual “World’s Greatest Aviation Festival.” Eleven aircraft that are part of the D-Day Squadron will join forces to wow audiences and commemorate the D-Day invasion of Normandy nearly 75 years ago. The group aims to honor the citizen soldiers who helped liberate Europe and end the War, and build support for their upcoming journey across the Atlantic to commemorate the invasion that changed the course of history.

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

AMA Drone Report 07.12.18: Drone Reg. Warning, Taylor v FAA, OSH DroneShow

Also: Drone Advisory Committee, OH Town Drone Regs, Drone Umbrella, AirVenture Schedule Update

The FAA is warning drone owners – especially hobbyists -- about people offering to “help” register their drones with the agency. The FAA Drone Zone is all you need – and it costs only $5.00. There are a number of entities that offer to help drone owners and operators file an application for a registration number. Some attempt to mimic the look of the FAA’s website with similar graphic designs and some even use the FAA logo to allegedly suggest they are somehow “approved” by the agency. They aren’t – and you could be wasting your money. The D.C. Court of Appeals has denied a petition for review of the FAA's rules concerning the registration of model aircraft under its drone registration rules. Attorney John Taylor had challenged the registration of mod

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Thu, Jul 19, 2018

ANN's 'Who's Who' At Oshkosh: Nathan Cremisino

Introducing Staff, Stringers, Videographers, And People Who Make It All Work

Anyone who's ever been to Oshkosh knows that there are hundreds of events and activities as well as tens of thousands of people that descend (some quite literally) on Wittman Regional Airport in mid-summer. While we have a very hard-working and dedicated staff, ANN could not provide you with the extensive information we do without the help of some equally ... some might say more ... dedicated volunteers who give a week of their time to make sure you have the best possible coverage of the show.

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